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UDALL, MARK E, Democratic Party
Colorado

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $13,796.14

Average cost per trip - $2,759.23
Total number of days spent traveling - 14 days
Rank of representative - 384 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Thompson Island Education Center
Dates - February 2, 2000 - February 3, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - guest speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,242.50
Lodging Cost - $89.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,331.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - February 17, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - educational mission
Notes - took wife, Maggie L. Fox

Travel Cost - $8,141.00
Lodging Cost - $880.00
Meal Cost - $914.00
Other Cost - $590.00
Total Cost - $10,525.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National School Transportation Association, New York School Bus Contractors Association
Dates - July 20, 2003 - July 21, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Keynote speaker at the 39th annual meeting of the NSTA and NYSBCA in New York, NY
Notes - other covered transportation to and from the airport

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $52.00
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $527.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - July 19, 2004 - July 19, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - To participate in meetings with each of the sponsoring organizations.
Notes - Denver, CO - Chicago, IL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,093.85
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $38.79
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,132.64

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Third Way Institute, New Republic
Dates - September 16, 2005 - September 17, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Wye River, MD

Purpose - To participate in a national security retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - Wye River, MD - Washington, DC

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $154.00
Meal Cost - $92.40
Other Cost - $33.60
Total Cost - $280.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.