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VOINOVICH, GEORGE V, Republican Party
Ohio

Total number of trips - 11
Total cost of trips - $34,938.89

Average cost per trip - $3,176.26
Total number of days spent traveling - 38 days
Rank of representative - 185 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 20, 2000 - January 23, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - Bipartisan Congressional Health Policy Conference
Notes - Mrs Voinovich accompanied. At Turnberry Isle

Travel Cost - $1,609.60
Lodging Cost - $1,258.89
Meal Cost - $711.18
Other Cost - $39.95
Total Cost - $3,619.62

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Council of State Governments
Dates - April 28, 2000 - May 1, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Napa Valley, CA

Purpose - receiving guardian of federalism award
Notes -

Travel Cost - $161.04
Lodging Cost - $436.69
Meal Cost - $244.52
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $842.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 11, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - healthcare seminar
Notes - at Turnberry Island Resort

Travel Cost - $105.50
Lodging Cost - $891.00
Meal Cost - $353.00
Other Cost - $75.00
Total Cost - $1,424.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Edison Electric Institute
Dates - January 9, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - EEI Energy Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $261.30
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $29.83
Total Cost - $291.13

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 17, 2002 - January 19, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - healthcare seminar
Notes -

Travel Cost - $180.00
Lodging Cost - $903.00
Meal Cost - $414.00
Other Cost - $44.95
Total Cost - $1,541.95

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - February 7, 2002 - February 8, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Meeting regarding the future of public service
Notes -

Travel Cost - $440.60
Lodging Cost - $178.81
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $619.41

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Everglades Coalition
Dates - January 10, 2003 - January 10, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - Attended conference on environmental and other issues facing the Florida Everglades
Notes - place was missing

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $142.61
Meal Cost - $48.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $190.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 15, 2004 - January 18, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - Attend seminars, briefings, etc., on health care issues and how to solve the health care crisis
Notes -

Travel Cost - $655.00
Lodging Cost - $1,487.36
Meal Cost - $475.00
Other Cost - $56.00
Total Cost - $2,673.36

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Commonwealth Fund to the JFK School of Govt Grant
Dates - January 13, 2005 - January 15, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - Meetings on healthcare issues
Notes - Turnberry Isle, FL

Travel Cost - $170.96
Lodging Cost - $1,800.00
Meal Cost - $932.00
Other Cost - $35.00
Total Cost - $2,937.96

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 26, 2005 - April 2, 2005 (8 days)
Location(s) - China

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US-China relations
Notes -

Travel Cost - $17,782.10
Lodging Cost - $1,216.00
Meal Cost - $1,800.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $20,798.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 15, 2004 - January 17, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Turnberry Isle, FL

Purpose - Attend seminars on health care issues
Notes - This information is from a Senate personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

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  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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  • 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.