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Back to The Data

Trips by*

William Smith


Total cost of 9 trips: $29,348.73


Trips traveled under the office of Harold Rogers

Destination: ELKO, NV & SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Gold Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON MINING INDUSTRY
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,676.72
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: TOUR OF GENERAL ATOMICS FACILITIES, AND BRIEFINGS ON THEIR ACTIVITIES RELATING TO U.S. ENERGY & DEFENSE POLICY
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,176.00
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: BLUEGRASS AGRICULTURAL TOUR
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $459.05
source

Destination: TOKYO, KYOTO, HIROSHIMA
Sponsor: Japan
Purpose: TO ENHANCE STAFFERS' UNDERSTANDING OF FOREIGN POLICY, TRADE & OTHER ISSUES RELATING TO U.S.-JAPAN RELATIONSHIP
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $10,760.00
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Inc
Purpose: STATE/FEDERAL DELEGATION PARTICIPATING IN MEETINGS W/ ITALIAN GOVERNMENT CIVIC LEADERS
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $7,836.68
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTENDED AAAE'S ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $187.87
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO-SAN FRANCISCO-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE COVERING AVIATION SECURITY AND TRANSPORTATION ISSUES
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $822.41
source

Destination: LIHUE, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND THE 2004 AVIATION ISSUES LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,554.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN AVIATION SECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 30, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,876.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named William Smith.


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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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