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Back to The Data

Office of

Christopher Bond


Total cost of 53 office trips: $83,501.47


Trips by Christopher Bond
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $2,774.39

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MO AND KANSAS CITY, KS
Sponsor: Kansas City Kansas Area Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: REVIEW SCIENCE, HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES/PROJECTS IMPORTANT TO KANSAS CITY AREA
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $939.85
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS METRO AREA
Sponsor: St Louis Agri-Business Club
Purpose: REVIEW SCIENCE, AGRICULTURAL, AND TRANSPORTATION ISSUES IMPORTANT TO THE AGRIBUSINESS CLUB MEMBERS
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $284.54
source

Destination: FARM BUREAU ANNUAL CONVENTION, HONOLULU, HI
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: RECEIVED FARM BUREAU DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD GIVEN AT THE FARM BUREAU CONVENTION
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,550.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Christopher Bond

John Bartling
David Bohley
Linda Bond
Stacy Burks
Paul Conlon
Paul Cooksey
Julie Dammann
Barry Dehline
Dan Donovan
Damon Dozier
Charles Dubois
Gregory Foster
Marc Freedman
Tracy Henke
Julie Jolly
Nicholas Karellas
Brian Klippenstein
Michael Mills
John Phillips
Macey Small
Cordell Smith
Ellen Stein
John Stoody
Katie Swaney
W Jason Van Eaton



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Students in a Chinese immersion class in Utah. (Photo: Stephen Smith)

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