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Back to The Data

Office of

Timothy Johnson


Total cost of 23 office trips: $30,089.87


Trips by Timothy Johnson
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $6,161.77

Destination: TEL AVIV-JERUSALEM
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Purpose: ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO ISRAEL
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $5,060.00
source

Destination: DINNER (HONORARY GUEST) & LODGING
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: HONORARY GUEST OF DINNER
Date: Dec 2, 2001
Expense: $95.00
source

Destination: VISIT CBOT AND CME; ATTEND LUNCHEON CHICAGO - W.D.C. 10/7 TRAVEL: CHAMPAIGN, IL-CHICAGO
Sponsor: CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE INC & CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Purpose: PROVIDE FIRST HAND LOOK AT BOTH EXCHANGES; MEET WITH EXCHANGE MEMBERS
Date: Oct 7, 2003
Expense: $1,006.77
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Timothy Johnson

Stephen Borg
Jerome Clarke
James Eichhorst
Matt Jones
Rachael Leman
Joseph Leventhal
Kelly Nettleton
Therese Rios
Erik Woehrmann



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

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