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Back to The Data

Office of

Bob Ney


Total cost of 132 office trips: $248,548.25


Trips by Bob Ney
Total cost of congressperson's 12 trips: $50,296.56

Destination: BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: "U.S.-GERMAN ROUNDTABLES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY"
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $5,551.05
source

Destination: PITTSBURGH, PA - NEW ORLEANS, LA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Purpose: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MORTGAGE BROKERS ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Jun 24, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $612.00
source

Destination: 2000 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: 2000 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $5,400.00
source

Destination: DEUSELDORF AND LEICHTENSTEIN, GERMANY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: US-GERMAN ROUND TABLE
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $14,539.20
source

Destination: OWENS-CORNING HEADQUARTER TOLEDO, OH
Sponsor: Owens Corning
Purpose: CONSTITUENT MEETING
Date: Jan 25, 2002
Expense: $6,000.00
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO ADDRESS A SECURITIES CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $5,926.29
source

Destination: VISIT UNITED KINGDOM - TRAVEL TO SCOTLAND & LEAVE LONDON
Sponsor: National Center for Public Policy & Research
Purpose: SPEECH TO SCOTTISH PARLIAMENTARIANS; ATTEND EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO; VISIT BRITISH PARLIAMENT
Date: Aug 3, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,200.00
source

Destination: ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AND BARBADOS
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: MEET W/ US, ANTIGUAN & BARDADOS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ABOUT TOURISM & FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIES '
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,831.76
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Boich Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF ENERGY LEGISLATION FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 18, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $385.00
source

Destination: LONDON, ENGLAND
Sponsor: FN Aviation
Purpose: MEETINGS REGARDING TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MATTERS
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,707.25
source

Destination: DC TO ELKHART, INDIANA (RND TRIP)
Sponsor: Manufactured Housing Association
Purpose: 1. ON SITE TOUR OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING FACILITY 2. REVIEW ISSUES AFFECTING MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 17, 2003
Expense: $2,144.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEECH TO THE ABA'S SUMMER MEETING
Date: Jul 10, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,000.01
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Bob Ney

John Bennett
Roman Buhler
Claire Cowart
John Dutton
Jonathan Gans
George Hadijski
Fred Hay
Will Heaton
Alexander Hoppes
Jeff Janas
Chester Kalis
Huy Le
Corey Lewandowski
Greg Mesack
Jennifer Mohtarez
Channing Nuss
Chris Otillio
Brett Palmer
Brian Petersen
Aaron Poe
Maria Robinson
Reynold Schweickhardt
Jason Spence
Paul Vinovich
Jennie Vollor
Neil Volz
Dennis Watson



American RadioWorks |
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.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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