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SANTORUM, RICHARD J, Republican Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $7,169.10

Average cost per trip - $1,024.16
Total number of days spent traveling - 16 days
Rank of representative - 468 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - J.G. Holdings, Inc.
Dates - January 24, 2000 - January 24, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Harrisburg, PA

Purpose - speaking engagement
Notes - Harrisburg, PA - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $380.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $380.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Montel Williams Show
Dates - October 18, 2000 - October 18, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - tv appearance
Notes - New York - Washington

Travel Cost - $217.60
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $217.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - legatus
Dates - February 9, 2001 - February 10, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Naples, FL

Purpose - speaking engagement
Notes - Washington - Naples, FL - Washington

Travel Cost - $1,000.00
Lodging Cost - $425.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,625.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Catholic Mens Fellowship of Greater Cincinnati, Inc.
Dates - March 9, 2002 - March 9, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Cincinnati, OH

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $972.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $15.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $987.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Pontifical University of the Holy Cross Foundation
Dates - January 5, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Rome, Italy

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,800.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,000.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute Inc.
Dates - December 1, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Middleburg, VA

Purpose - Senate Leadership Meeting
Notes - Spouse accompanied

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $634.00
Meal Cost - $549.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,183.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - November 29, 2004 - December 1, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Irvington, VA

Purpose - Meeting of House and Senate Leadership
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $339.00
Meal Cost - $437.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $776.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.