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Back to The Data

Office of

Walter Jones


Total cost of 20 office trips: $35,678.84


Trips by Walter Jones
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $4,546.03

Destination: 4TH NATIONAL MITIGATION BANKING CONFERENCE
Sponsor: TERRENE INSTITUTE
Purpose: TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $406.50
source

Destination: JUNE 9 - EDUCATIONAL WOODS TOUR
Sponsor: KLAMATH ALLIANCE FOR RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENT
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL WOODS TOUR
Date: Jun 8, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,706.68
source

Destination: WASHINGTON TO ATLANTA, GA AND RETURN
Sponsor: Trinity Broadcasting Network
Purpose: GUEST APPEARANCE ON "PRAISE THE LORD" PROGRAM
Date: Sep 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $358.85
source

Destination: SALISBURY, NC WILMINGTON, NC
Sponsor: North Carolina State University
Purpose: THE TRIP WAS SPONSORED BY NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE NC FARM BUREAU TO EDUCATE & CREATION CLEVEMILL FOR CONGRESSIONAL CIDER
Date: Aug 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,074.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Walter Jones

Michael Araman
Joshua Bowlen
Geoff Bowman
Glen Downs
John Weaver
Katie Woodruff
Whitley Worthington



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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

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  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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