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Back to The Data

Office of

Bob Clement


Total cost of 23 office trips: $34,437.48


Trips by Bob Clement
Total cost of congressperson's 9 trips: $18,307.94

Destination: NASHVILLE - FLAGSTAFF/SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $5,412.14
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $3,370.50
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BI PARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 10, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $475.00
source

Destination: D.C.-NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 26, 2001
Expense: $1,750.00
source

Destination: NASHVILLE - JACKSON HOLE - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $2,421.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON UNION STATION-NEW YORK PENN STATION
Sponsor: Amtrak
Purpose: RAIL INSPECTION TRIP
Date: Jul 13, 2001
Expense: $286.00
source

Destination: D.C. TO NEW YORK
Sponsor: Amtrak
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRAVEL TO VISIT GROUND ZERO
Date: Oct 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $269.00
source

Destination: D.C. - CHICAGO - NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Amtrak
Purpose: RAIL INSPECTION TRIP
Date: Dec 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,165.50
source

Destination: D.C. - FT. LAUDERDALE - NASHVILLE
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2002 (13 days)
Expense: $3,158.80
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Bob Clement

Stephen Gardner
Aretha Jones
Caroline Nielson
Carolyn Waugh



American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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