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Office of

Alan Mollohan


Total cost of 8 office trips: $20,750.23


Trips by Alan Mollohan
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $10,198.85

Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Sponsor: Bombardier Inc
Purpose: TO REVIEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTER OPERATIONS AS IT RELATES TO WORK DONE AT THE BOMBARDIER FACILITY IN THE FIRST DISTRICT WEST VIRGINIA
Date: May 1, 2000
Expense: $1,061.00
source

Destination: BILBAO, SPAIN
Sponsor: Gaiker Foundation
Purpose: MR. MOLLOHAN WAS THE SPEAKER FOR THE OPENING SESSION OF THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECYCLING INFORMATION EXCHANGE AND INDUSTRIAL PRACTICES--RECCON '03
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,973.20
source

Destination:
Sponsor: WEST VIRGINIA (WV) - 01 TRADE DELEGATION
Purpose: TO FURTHER THE ON-GOING COLLABORATIVE INTERNATIONALIZTION EFFORTS BETWEEN BUSINESSES IN THE BILBAO REGION OF SPAIN AND WEST VIRGINIA
Date: Jun 24, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,164.65
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Alan Mollohan

Bridget Bunner
Mary Mccarty
Kristen Michaels
Angela Ohm



American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

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For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

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