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Office of

Jerry Moran


Total cost of 22 office trips: $27,678.07


Trips by Jerry Moran
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $7,697.23

Destination: HAVANA GULFTREAM
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: EXAMINE AGRICULTURAL TRADE OPPORTUNITIES
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $932.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MO-NEW YORK, NY-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $973.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY-MEMPHIS-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: Delta Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Sep 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $968.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY-CHICAGO-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Oct 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,233.03
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
Sponsor: Agricultual Retailers Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/LEGISLATIVE AWARD RECIPIENT
Date: Dec 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $732.09
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-FT. LAUDERDALE, FL-KANSAS CITY, MO
Sponsor: Chicago Board of Trade
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,440.85
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI-CHICAGO, ILLINOIS-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: Chicago Board Options Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $418.26
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jerry Moran

Jennie Guttery
Thomas Hemmer
Jon Hixson
Kelli Ludlum
Trevor Mckeeman
Travis Murphy
Kip Peterson
Tyler Wegmeyer



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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.

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