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Back to The Data

Office of

Steny Hoyer


Total cost of 44 office trips: $127,723.35


Trips by Steny Hoyer
Total cost of congressperson's 11 trips: $39,549.64

Destination: DALLAS
Sponsor: National Association of Home Builders
Purpose: ATTEND BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Date: Jan 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $857.88
source

Destination: BIRMINGHAM-MONTGOMERY-SELMA, ALABAMA
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: ALABAMA PILGRIMAGE TO CELEBRATE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF '65 VOTING RIGHTS ACT MARCH
Date: Mar 3, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $989.00
source

Destination: New York, Ft. Lauderdale, Washington, D.C
Sponsor: AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor - Council of Industrial Organizations)
Purpose: Spoke before AFL-CIO Legislative Committee
Date: Feb 24, 2003
Expense: $381.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILL
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: MEET WITH NCTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Date: Jun 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,216.50
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: AMERICAN-ISRAEL EDUCATION FOUNDATION (AIPAC)
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH ISRAELI & PALESTINIAN LEADERS EDUCATION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $5,392.65
source

Destination: DELHI-AGRA, INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 5, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $7,552.98
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FLA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL AT SPRING RETREAT
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,956.34
source

Destination: NASHVILLE
Sponsor: National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TOWN HALL MEETING WITH MUSICIANS AND ARTISTS
Date: Apr 19, 2004
Expense: $1,128.00
source

Destination: BIRMINGHAM-MONTG.
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: CIVIL RIGHTS PILGRIMAGE
Date: Mar 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $925.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL AT SPRING RETREAT
Date: Apr 29, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,194.51
source

Destination: JERUSALEM-TEL AVIV
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 8, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $15,955.78
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Steny Hoyer

Cory Alexander
Alexis Brandt
Robert Cogorno
Nona Darrell
Marta David
John Defife
Stacey Farnen
Dayle Lewis
Regina Mahony
Alejandro Perez
Geoff Plague
Andy Quinn
David Ransom
Brian Romick



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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.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

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    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
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    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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  • 01.05.15

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