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HOLLINGS, ERNEST F, Democratic Party
South Carolina

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $8,668.97

Average cost per trip - $1,238.42
Total number of days spent traveling - 18 days
Rank of representative - 448 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - WorldCom
Dates - April 14, 2000 - April 16, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Hilton Head, SC

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $275.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $575.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - South Carolina Trial Lawyers
Dates - August 4, 2000 - August 4, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Hilton Head, SC

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $150.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $250.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Commonwealth North
Dates - July 7, 2000 - July 9, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Anchorage, AK

Purpose - official naming of Ted Stevens Anchorage Int'l Airport
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,040.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,040.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Colorado School of Law
Dates - November 9, 2000 - November 12, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Boulder, CO

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,088.00
Lodging Cost - $435.00
Meal Cost - $93.36
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,616.36

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Trial Lawyers Association
Dates - July 13, 2001 - July 15, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Montreal, Canada

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $888.10
Lodging Cost - $501.51
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,589.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Colorado, Boulder
Dates - October 4, 2002 - October 6, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Boulder, CO

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $798.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $798.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lockheed Martin
Dates - January 30, 2003 - January 30, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Greenville, SC

Purpose - speech
Notes - Mrs. Hollings accompanied. Washington, DC - Greenville, SC

Travel Cost - $800.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $800.00

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
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Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

Recent Posts