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Back to The Data

Office of

Connie Mack


Total cost of 29 office trips: $60,620.60


Trips by Connie Mack
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $6,496.63

Destination: STUART, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Economic Council of Martin County
Purpose: SPEECH AT ANNUAL MEETING OF ECONOMIC COUNCIL OF MASTIN COUNTY
Date: Jan 15, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $105.25
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: University of Miami
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 11, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,568.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Purpose: ADDRESS OPENING SESSION OF ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
Date: May 19, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,475.99
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Sponsor: AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FOUNDATION
Purpose: ACS FOUNDATION TRUSTEES MEETING
Date: Oct 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $938.98
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD (HABOR COURT HOTEL)
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: NEW MEMBER RETREAT
Date: Jan 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $408.41
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Connie Mack

Andrew Cantor
James Carter
Kevin Doyle
Chris Edwards
Christopher Frenze
Wendy Grubbs
James Gwartney
Lee Johnson
C K Lee
Peter Levin
Jordan Paul
Howard Rosen
Kurt Schulet
Mark Smith
Victor Wolski



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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

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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.

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