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Back to The Data

Office of

Dennis Moore


Total cost of 37 office trips: $92,926.54


Trips by Dennis Moore
Total cost of congressperson's 13 trips: $58,622.22

Destination: BIRMINGHAM, MONTGOMERY AND SELMA, ALABAMA
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: VISIT HISTORIC CIVIL RIGHTS SIGHTS IN ALABAMA
Date: Mar 5, 1999 (2 days)
Expense: $944.48
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: MERRILL LYNCH/NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Purpose: BANKING & UN FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Jan 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,922.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Humpty Dumpty Institute
Purpose: BANKING & UN FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Jan 24, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $958.50
source

Destination: BIPARTISAN RETREAT
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,202.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: RETREAT/STRATEGY & POLICY
Date: May 10, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,110.95
source

Destination: MIAMI, HAVANNA
Sponsor: Lexington Institute
Purpose: MEET CUBAN TRADE OFFICIALS, DISSIDENTS, AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,558.02
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: ATTEND & PARTICIPATE IN THE NASDAQ LEADERSHIP SUMMITT
Date: Mar 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $7,182.05
source

Destination: VISIT MICROSOFT CAMPUS
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose:
Date: Jul 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $5,610.43
source

Destination: NAPA VALLEY, CA
Sponsor: WineAmerica
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOUR OF NAPA VALLEY
Date: Oct 17, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $5,609.14
source

Destination: BEIJING (PRC) TO SHIJIAZHUANG TO XIBAIPO TO BEIJING
Sponsor: US Asia Foundation
Purpose: MEET WITH CHINESE OFFICIALS, BUILD A COMPUTER LAB IN XIBAIPO
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $19,805.55
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: DIALOGUE WITH NASDAQ-LISTED BUSINESSES
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $5,719.80
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: CONFERENCE BOUGHT TOGETHER MEMBER OF CONGRESS, CONGRESSIONAL STAFF, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY TO DISCUSS LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY INITIATIVES IMPRINTING INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $4,549.30
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: HEART TO HEART INTERNATIONAL OF OLATHE, KS
Purpose: SURVEY DAMAGE & RELIEF EFFORTS FOLLOWING HURRICANE KATRINA
Date: Sep 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $450.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Dennis Moore

Christie Appelhant
Howard Bauleke
Jason Cole
John Compton
Jana Denning
Becky Fast
Laura Hall
Peter Kay
Andrew Lewin
Julie Merz
Adam Pase
Jennifer Pechar



American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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  • 03.25.15

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  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

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