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Back to The Data

Office of

Marcy Kaptur


Total cost of 33 office trips: $71,536.32


Trips by Marcy Kaptur
Total cost of congressperson's 12 trips: $16,970.03

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Chemical Society
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL
Date: Mar 26, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,165.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: DELIVER SPEECH/UKRAWIAN NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAM
Date: Dec 7, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $861.18
source

Destination: NEW ROCHELLE, N.M.
Sponsor: National Pastoral Life Center
Purpose: DELIVER SPEECH TO CATHOLIC COMMON GROUND INITIATIVE
Date: Feb 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $263.51
source

Destination: SOUTH BEND, INDIANA
Sponsor: Women for Responsible National Security
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 10, 2001
Expense: $651.50
source

Destination: AMES, IOWA
Sponsor: SUCCESSFUL FARMING MAGAZINE
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $884.90
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Commonweal Magazine
Purpose: SPEAK - COMMON IDEAL/NEW YORK CITY
Date: Apr 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $435.50
source

Destination: MOSCOW, KIEV
Sponsor: Emory University
Purpose:
Date: Feb 14, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $6,542.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Sian Ka'an Conservation Foundation
Purpose: RE INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,941.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: MEETINGS AT UNITED NATIONS & NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Date: Apr 15, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $493.26
source

Destination: EL PASO, TEXAS AND MEXICO
Sponsor: Teamsters Union
Purpose: TO STUDY EFFECTS OF NAFTA
Date: Nov 13, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $3,125.00
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS, MO
Sponsor: American Planning Association
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $325.39
source

Destination: DETROIT-FT LAUDERDALE-DC
Sponsor: NATIONAL BIODIESEL BOARD
Purpose: OPENING REMARKS AT CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $280.79
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Marcy Kaptur

Okeysha Brooks
Daniel Foote
Steve Fought
Jennifer Goedke
Julie Little
Ben Miller
Sarah Perz
Jessica Roach
Richard Shordt
Roger Szemraj
George Wilson



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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.

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