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Back to The Data

Trips by*

John Horner


Total cost of 12 trips: $25,628.41


Trips traveled under the office of J.C. Watts

Destination: CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,116.50
source

Destination: TOKYO - KYOTO
Sponsor: Japan Center for International Exchange
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH JAPANESE GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $9,282.56
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - TAMPA
Sponsor: Merck & Co
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,720.45
source

Destination: TAMPA - PALM BEACH GARDENS - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,005.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA.
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: DELHI - BOMBAY - BANVALDRE
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $6,191.40
source

Destination: MONTREAL
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: PALM GARDENS, FL
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
Date: Nov 29, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $729.50
source

Destination: ST. MICHAELS, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: ELECTED LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $190.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. VA.
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: NYC, NY
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: BRIEFINGS AND EDUCATIONAL FORUM
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: KETCHUM, IDAHO
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL EDUCATION CENTER
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,110.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Horner.


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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  • 01.14.15

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    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
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