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Back to The Data

Trips by*

John Dutton


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,128.71


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: WINTERGREEN, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $220.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: NATIONAL CONVENTION
Date: Feb 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,373.50
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 14, 2000 (16 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, KISSIMMEE, KEY WEST FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION, FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY
Purpose: TOUR ELECTRIC UTILITIES
Date: Aug 13, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,663.60
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT/TELECOMMUNICATIONS PANEL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,913.45
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Ney

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ENERGY SEMINAR
Date: Jun 22, 2001
Expense: $410.00
source

Destination: NEVADA
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,080.50
source

Destination: TOUR OF CONSOL ENERGY'S #84 MINE
Sponsor: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN WATERWAYS OPERATORS
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $422.30
source

Destination: NEWARK, NJ
Sponsor: Smiths Group plc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,145.36
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Dutton.


American RadioWorks |
Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

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.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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  • 01.05.15

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