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Back to The Data

Office of

Wayne Allard


Total cost of 28 office trips: $57,951.77


Trips by Wayne Allard
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $9,188.00

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: American Veterinary Medical Association
Purpose: TO PRESENT STATEMENT, AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ON, HOMELAND SECURITY, BIOTERRORISM, AND PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY
Date: Jan 5, 2003
Expense: $618.00
source

Destination: FLORIDA
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL DISCUSSIONS ON ECONOMIC ISSUES AND FINANCIAL REFORMS
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $4,484.40
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: ATTENDING THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROAD'S LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 18, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $4,085.60
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Wayne Allard

Janet Bowers
Roger Brown
John Carson
Andrew Colosimo
Sean Conway
Charles Cozar
Doug Flanders
Cory Gardner
Erik Heilman
Robin Landauer
Ian Lyle
Amanda Mckinley
Brooke Morton
Jayson Roehl
Ryan Vitkus
Derek Wagner
Tewana Wilkerson



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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    UnRetirement

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