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PRYOR, MARK LUNSFORD, Democratic Party
Arkansas

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $8,148.15

Average cost per trip - $1,164.02
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 457 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - March 2, 2003 - March 3, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $327.00
Lodging Cost - $533.50
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $860.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sarcoma Foundation of America
Dates - June 22, 2003 - June 23, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,014.50
Lodging Cost - $331.51
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,346.01

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Pathology Service Associates
Dates - July 18, 2003 - July 21, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $564.00
Lodging Cost - $1,115.04
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,679.04

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
Dates - August 5, 2003 - August 5, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Knoxville, TN

Purpose - Business development for Camden, AK
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,144.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $10.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,154.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Arkansas Bankers Association
Dates - August 8, 2003 - August 8, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Branson, MO

Purpose - Speech at annual convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $823.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $823.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - October 18, 2003 - October 18, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,334.62
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $18.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,352.62

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Cooper Tire Inc.
Dates - December 2, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Findley, OH

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $932.98
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $932.98

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.