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Back to The Data

Trips by*

John Buckley


Total cost of 16 trips: $17,367.55


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Rangel

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose:
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,350.00
source

Destination: W. PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Mar 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,425.00
source

Destination: SPRINGFIELD, MASS
Sponsor: Western New England College
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL TAX INSTITUTE
Date: Dec 8, 2000
Expense: $200.00
source

Destination: FLORIDA
Sponsor: Financial Executives Institute
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Feb 9, 2001
Expense: $1,700.00
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: American Law Institute
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Sep 5, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $980.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: MIDYEAR MEETING - PANEL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,000.00
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: MASSACHUSETTS SOCIETY OF CPAS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Feb 18, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $537.55
source

Destination: NAPLES FLA.
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON PANEL
Date: Mar 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: RHODE ISLAND
Sponsor: NY STATE BAR ASSN
Purpose: SUMMER MEETING OF TAX SECTION OF NY STATE BAR ASSN
Date: Jul 19, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,033.50
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jan 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,267.00
source

Destination: ALL DAY SEMINAR ON 12/6/03
Sponsor: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc
Purpose: PANEL PARTICIPANT
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $817.50
source

Destination: ARM HARBOR
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TAXATION OF FINANCING PRODUCT
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination: BUFFALO, NY
Sponsor: GIFT PLANNING GROUP OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK & FINANCIAL PLANNING ASSN. OF NORTHEASTERN N.Y.
Purpose: PRESENTATION AT ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL
Date: May 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $419.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE HOUSING FINANCE AGENCIES
Purpose: SPEECH AND ATTENDANCE AT CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $295.00
source

Destination: TRIP TO BOSTON FOR CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $750.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,043.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Buckley.


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.

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  • 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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