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Back to The Data

Office of

John Boozman


Total cost of 20 office trips: $47,223.70


Trips by John Boozman
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $12,736.18

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $347.00
source

Destination: TRAVEL BY BUS & AMTRAK TO THE GREENBRIER IN WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,101.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - ISRAEL - FAYETTEVILLE, AR - JOHN BOOZMAN; CATHY BOOZMAN - FAYETTEVILLE, AR - ISRAEL - FAYETTEVILLE, AR
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $10,095.68
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MO - JOPLIN, MO - FORT SMITH, AR
Sponsor: I-49 International Coalition
Purpose: TO TOUR THE PROPOSED ROUTE FOR THE CONTINUATION OF INTERSTATE 49
Date: Oct 23, 2003
Expense: $192.50
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Boozman

Kathryn Facchiano
Stacey Mcclare
Cline Mcknight
Philip Moore
Christopher Sagely
Charlotte Shasteen
Carolyn Thum
Beau Walker



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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

Learning from Video Games

A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

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  • 06.02.15

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