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Back to The Data

Office of

Peter King


Total cost of 24 office trips: $42,470.01


Trips by Peter King
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $10,894.45

Destination: HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS
Sponsor: ST PATRICK'S COMMITTEE OF HOLYOKE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 18, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $605.00
source

Destination: DUBLIN, IRELAND
Sponsor: FRIENDS OF SINN FEIN
Purpose: TO ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,152.00
source

Destination: IRELAND
Sponsor: FRIENDS OF SINN FEIN
Purpose: OBSERVE ELECTIONS IN NORTHERN IRELAND
Date: May 25, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $1,954.82
source

Destination: CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: EDUCATION/MEETINGS
Date: Aug 27, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $5,600.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-ORLANDO, FL-NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
Purpose: FLEOA AWARDS DINNER GUEST OF HONOR
Date: Jun 25, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,178.63
source

Destination: QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Annenberg Foundation and related organizations
Purpose: HOMELAND SECURITY COMMITTEE RETREAT
Date: Mar 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $404.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Peter King

Kevin Fogarty
Kerry Ann Hickey
Kevin Horan
Kerry Kinirons
Robert O'connor
Robert Oconnor
Adam Paulson
Kerry Ann Watkins



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

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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.

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