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INHOFE, JAMES M, Republican Party
Oklahoma

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $2,561.55

Average cost per trip - $640.39
Total number of days spent traveling - 5 days
Rank of representative - 544 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Ocean Spray Cranberry Growers & Citrus Growers Association
Dates - February 21, 2000 - February 21, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - to deliver speech on Wetlands in accordance with my position as Chairman of the subcommittee on clean air, wetlands, private property and nuclear safety of the committee on environment and public works
Notes - Tulsa, OK - San Antonio, TX

Travel Cost - $364.05
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $364.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Petrochemical & Refiners Association
Dates - March 27, 2000 - March 27, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - to deliver speech to their annual meeting at the general session in accordance with my position as chairman of the subcommittee on clean air, wetlands, private property and nuclear safety of the committee on environment and public works
Notes - first class airfare. Tulsa, OK - San Antonio, TX - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,075.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,075.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Boeing Inc.
Dates - February 19, 2004 - February 19, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Anaheim, CA

Purpose - Transportation between Boeing's C-17 plant (Long Beach) and Boeing's Battlefield Integration Center Facility (Anaheim)
Notes - Long Beach, CA - Anaheim, CA

Travel Cost - $62.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $62.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy Foundation
Dates - April 23, 2004 - April 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cuba

Purpose - Fact-finding mission regarding trade in food and medicine, including policy development
Notes -

Travel Cost - $300.00
Lodging Cost - $410.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $1,060.00

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.