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THOMPSON, BENNIE G, Democratic Party
Mississippi

Total number of trips - 21
Total cost of trips - $61,488.12

Average cost per trip - $2,928.01
Total number of days spent traveling - 64 days
Rank of representative - 88 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Christopher Reynolds Foundation, General Service Foundation
Dates - May 30, 2000 - June 4, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - fact finding
Notes - took wife, London Thompson

Travel Cost - $1,778.00
Lodging Cost - $555.00
Meal Cost - $315.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,648.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - New York Stock Exchange, Bell Atlantic, Humpty Dumpty Institute
Dates - June 15, 2000 - June 18, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - fact finding
Notes - took wife, London Thompson; original listed the start of the trip to be June 16, 2000 and listed total meal expenses as $90.00 and total transportation as $54.00

Travel Cost - $211.07
Lodging Cost - $668.52
Meal Cost - $139.06
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,018.65

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Airlines, AT&T, Microsoft
Dates - March 15, 2001 - March 18, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Jose, CA

Purpose - to attend technology presentations & tour company facilities
Notes -

Travel Cost - $8,404.00
Lodging Cost - $529.00
Meal Cost - $270.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,203.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dairy Farmers of America
Dates - October 17, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Pollack, MS

Purpose - information - agriculture - CRP update
Notes - other for guides, licensing.

Travel Cost - $2,749.00
Lodging Cost - $134.00
Meal Cost - $33.00
Other Cost - $965.00
Total Cost - $3,881.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Islamic Free Market Institute Foundation, University of Qatar
Dates - April 11, 2003 - April 15, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Doha, Qatar

Purpose - conference
Notes - with spouse London Thompson

Travel Cost - $15,580.00
Lodging Cost - $600.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $16,480.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - October 6, 2003 - October 7, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,301.27
Lodging Cost - $194.18
Meal Cost - $176.73
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,672.18

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - October 24, 2003 - October 26, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - fact-finding
Notes - with spouse Dr. London Thompson

Travel Cost - $1,785.32
Lodging Cost - $549.70
Meal Cost - $901.02
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,236.04

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Assn of American Railroads
Dates - February 18, 2005 - February 21, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - To discuss the condition of the railroad systems & exam the current transportation policy issues by the railroad industry officials. In addition to discuss such issues as economic regulations, energy & environment, tax proposals & rail safety & security
Notes - Depart 2/18 Jackson, MS Destination: Orlando, FL Return: 2/21 Jackson, MS

Travel Cost - $1,626.60
Lodging Cost - $1,383.00
Meal Cost - $1,020.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,029.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Natl Chamber Foundation of the US Chamber of Commerce
Dates - January 29, 2005 - February 1, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Syracuse, NY

Purpose - To provide insight on the importance of environmentally friendly economic development issues and the opportunity to explore potential cooperation with the US Chamber of Commerce
Notes - Depart: Jackson, MS Destination: Syracuse, NY Return: Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,153.10
Lodging Cost - $101.00
Meal Cost - $77.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,331.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - January 12, 2005 - January 16, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Antigua and Barbuda

Purpose - Participation in the Business Roundtables during the Inter-American Economic Council 2005 Congressional Delegation to the Dominican Republic & Antigua
Notes - Depart: Washington, DC Destination: Punta Cana, Republica Dominicana; St Johns, Antigua Return: Washington, DC Personal Expense 1/11 and 1/16 (1/11 Jackson, MS - Washington, DC 1/16 Washington, DC - Jackson, MS)

Travel Cost - $4,583.40
Lodging Cost - $1,924.69
Meal Cost - $1,653.88
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,161.97

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Maritime Trades Department AFL-CIO
Dates - February 24, 2005 - February 24, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Featured speaker to the Executive Board of the Maritime Trade Department
Notes - Washington, DC - Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas, NV - New Orleans, LA

Travel Cost - $1,038.90
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,038.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith & Politics Institute
Dates - January 7, 2005 - January 9, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Charleston, SC

Purpose - A Bipartisan retreat on faith and healing for Members of Congress and spouses
Notes - Jackson, MS - Charleston, SC / Charleston, SC - Jackson, MS (Wife) - Memphis, TN (Member) Including spouse

Travel Cost - $819.38
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost - $225.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,544.38

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Catfish Farmers of America
Dates - February 25, 2005 - February 25, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Jackson, MS

Purpose - Featured speaker for the 2005 Catfish Farmers of American Annual Convention
Notes - New Orleans, LA - Jackson, MS

Travel Cost - $283.90
Lodging Cost - $158.07
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $441.97

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Connell Co
Dates - May 6, 2005 - May 6, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Newark, NJ

Purpose - To participate in a seminar entitled "The 109th Congress" and provide updated information on legislative activities in foreign trade, taxes, and the economy.
Notes - Washington, DC - Newark, NJ - Biloxi, MS

Travel Cost - $821.60
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $10.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $831.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Conference of Black Mayors Inc
Dates - April 30, 2005 - April 30, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Columbus, OH

Purpose - To participate in a town hall meeting to give a legislative perspective on tobacco issues
Notes - Washington, DC - Columbus, OH - Jackson, MS

Travel Cost - $376.60
Lodging Cost - $147.94
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $524.54

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
Dates - May 28, 2005 - May 28, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - To speak on legislative issues
Notes - Washington, DC - Phoenix, AZ - Jackson, MS

Travel Cost - $1,260.30
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,260.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Christopher Reynolds Foundation
Dates - May 31, 2005 - June 3, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - Cuba business fact finding
Notes - Jackson, MS - Havana, Cuba - Jackson, MS

Travel Cost - $936.00
Lodging Cost - $282.00
Meal Cost - $55.26
Other Cost - $25.00
Total Cost - $1,298.26

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - United Church of Christ Central Atlantic Conference
Dates - June 11, 2005 - June 11, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Newark, DE

Purpose - Guest speaker to provide a legislation update at the United Church of Christ - Central Atlantic Annual Conference
Notes - Washington, DC - Newark, DE

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $99.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $99.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Human Resources Development Institute, Inc
Dates - June 24, 2005 - June 27, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - To give an update on legislative issues related to healthcare
Notes - Washington, DC & Jackson, MS - Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas, NV - Washington, DC - Jackson, MS Including spouse

Travel Cost - $1,348.10
Lodging Cost - $709.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,057.10

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Institute
Dates - August 9, 2005 - August 11, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - MS

Purpose - To participate in a bus tour and traveling issue forums on social security, health, and affordable housing
Notes - This event occurred in Member's District

Travel Cost - $25.53
Lodging Cost - $260.00
Meal Cost - $14.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $299.53

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Institute
Dates - August 11, 2005 - August 14, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - MS

Purpose - To participate in issue forums concerning health, education, and other issues important to Americans today
Notes - This event occurred in Member's District Including spouse

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $177.00
Meal Cost - $254.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $431.00

Additional family members - Yes

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