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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Lloyd Jones


Total cost of 6 trips: $7,307.11


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL TO SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: CSX Corporation
Purpose: TO OBSERVE AND EXAMINE INTEGRAL RAILROAD INSPECTIONS AND OPERATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE.
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,844.72
source

Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 4TH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE.
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $878.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: THE GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK; THE BUILDING TRADES EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EDUCATIONAL & FACT FINDING MEETING CONCERNING LIABILITY EXPOSURE OF CONTRACTORS CONDUCTING RECOVERY EFFORTS AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $409.00
source

Destination: FT. WORTH, TX
Sponsor: PORT OF BROWNSVILLE AND FT. WORTH ALLIANCE AIRPORT
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS ON INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS PLANS FOR THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE AND THE ALLIANCE AIRPORT
Date: Mar 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $420.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: TO ATTEND LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE AND PARTICIPATE ON RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE PANEL
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $826.00
source

Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $2,929.39
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lloyd Jones.


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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