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Office of

Robert Borski


Total cost of 18 office trips: $34,052.78


Trips by Robert Borski
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $14,499.32

Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL.
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ICE CREAM VENDORS
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AND ATTENDEE TO CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.32
source

Destination: WEST POINT, NY
Sponsor: Cooperstown Conference Foundation
Purpose: ATTEND THE COOPERSTOWN CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING THE RAIL INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 13, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $695.00
source

Destination: CASPER, CODY AND JACKSON HOLE, WY
Sponsor: BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE (BNSF) AND THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RAILROADS (AAR)
Purpose: ATTEND THE AAR LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $7,080.00
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Atofina Chemicals Inc
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCES WITH ATOFINA EXECS TO DISCUSS LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ISSUES AFFECTING COMPANY IN U.S. AND EUROPE
Date: Apr 2, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $2,950.00
source

Destination: PA-FARMINGTON
Sponsor: DRS Technologies Inc
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY ISSUES AFFECTING DRS AND ITS EMPLOYEES
Date: May 31, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,960.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Robert Borski

Karen Bloom
Kelly Fitzgerald
Andrea Toll
Mark Vieth
Andrea Whiting
Amy Wolfrum



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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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