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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Phil Kiko


Total cost of 14 trips: $21,108.37


Trips traveled under the office of F. James Sensenbrenner

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING / EDUCATION
Date: Jan 2, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $4,990.00
source

Destination: VISIT TO INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SHOW
Sponsor: ASSOCIATION FOR MFG TECHNOLOGY PAID FOR EVERYTHING BUT LODGING INTERNATION MFG. TECHNOLOGY SHOW PAID FOR LODGING
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $850.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: 2002 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $727.66
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $652.50
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,320.86
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ANNUAL NAB CONVENTION
Date: Apr 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $984.20
source

Destination: DRESDEN, GERMANY-GORLITZ, GERMANY-BERLIN, GERMANY
Sponsor: Checkpoint Charlie Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 23, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,300.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $636.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: COMPTEL/ASCENT VOIP POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,388.94
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ANNUAL NAB CONVENTION
Date: Apr 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $976.21
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Phil Kiko.


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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

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    Free Community College for All

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