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Back to The Data

Office of

J.D. Hayworth


Total cost of 18 office trips: $39,234.83


Trips by J.D. Hayworth
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $10,968.86

Destination: DC/PALM BEACH/AZ
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: MC DINNER
Date: Nov 15, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $5,859.00
source

Destination: KAMUALA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTENDED THE ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE, PARTICIPATED IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS PERTAINING TO THE HEALTH OF THE AVIATION INDUSTRY.
Date: Jan 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $828.32
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: APPEARANCE ON CNN'S CROSSFIRE
Date: Apr 19, 2004
Expense: $416.70
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: 104TH CLASS RETREAT
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,638.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: TO DELIVER A BREAKFAST KEYNOTE SPEECH TO AN AUDIENCE GATHERED FOR A DAY-LONG CONFERENCE ON THE ISSUE OF IMMIGRATION
Date: Aug 25, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $2,226.84
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of J.D. Hayworth

Joseph Eule
Suzanne Geroux
Robert Holmes
Katharine Mottley
Erik Rasmussen
Ryan Serote
Todd Sommers



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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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