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Trips Rep. Bennie Thompson (-Mississippi, 2nd) - Privately Financed Travel
In Office
Alternate Name: Bennie G. Thompson

 

    Map_magnify Google Map Chart_bar Trips history

    No.Cost
    Trips Approved 116 $269,986
    Trips Taken 60 $137,254
    Top Staff Traveler 5 $17,600 - Avant, Issac Lanier


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Sponsor Destination/ Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Horton, Cory C.
05/14/11-05/24/11
Turquoise Council of Americans and Eurasians Istanbul, TurkeyCultural Mecca
Participated in "Field Trip to Turkey," toured local sites and met with Turkish policymakers, cultur... more
$2,785.00
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
01/15/11-01/15/11
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Los Angeles Alumni Chapter Los Angeles, CACultural Mecca
Attend the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Los Angeles Chapter, celebration of their 100th year Founders... more
$944.30
View trip details View original PDF Green, Synarus Derron
12/11/10-12/19/10
American Israel Education Foundation Israel - Jerusalem, IsraelCultural Mecca - ... more
Educate congressional staff about the U.S.-Israel relationship
$5,262.62
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Viña, Stephen Rene
08/14/10-08/22/10
Turkish Coalition of America Ankara, TurkeyCultural Mecca - Bitola, Macedonia - ... more
Site visits to Macedonia on the county's aspirations of joining the European Union; visits to Turkis... more
$6,357.92
View trip details View original PDF Benno, Rosaline Cohen
06/01/10-06/07/10
Turkish Coalition of America Ankara, TurkeyCultural Mecca - Istanbul, TurkeyCultural Mecca - ... more
To gain an understanding of Turkish-American relations, especially regarding defense, European Union... more
$7,402.54
View trip details View original PDF Goins, Hope E.
06/01/10-06/07/10
Turkish Coalition of America Ankara, TurkeyCultural Mecca - Istanbul, TurkeyCultural Mecca - ... more
To gain an understanding of Turkish-American relations, especially regarding defense, European Union... more
$7,402.54
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
12/04/09-12/04/09
Louisville (Ky.) Urban League Louisville, KY
Delivered a speech on current legislative activities as they relate to Congress in general and homel... more
$750.00
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
08/13/09-08/16/09
Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute Tunica, MSSin City
Attended the annual policy conference of the CBC Institute to discuss current legislation impacting ... more
$870.00
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
08/03/09-08/03/09
Florida Airports Council Miami, FLGolfing
Delivered speech on homeland security issues as they relate to the industry, and toured Fusion Cente... more
$0.00
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
05/23/09-05/25/09
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Atlanta, GA
Attended conference and provided a legislative update on issues of interest to the sponsoring organi... more
$811.20
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
04/16/09-04/17/09
Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Boston, MACultural Mecca
Was the opening speaker at the school's Fifth Annual Black Policy Conference
$976.77
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
02/26/09-02/27/09
Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO Miami, FLGolfing
Participated in discussions about what steps and procedures are necessary to maintain a secure marit... more
$1,100.00
View trip details View original PDF Stroud, Dennis Michael Jr. (Michael)
02/20/09-02/22/09
George Mason University Mercatus Center Philadelphia, PA
To attend a chiefs-of-staff retreat to discuss the crucial issues facing Congress
$526.25
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
12/01/08-12/03/08
American Shipbuilding Association Orlando, FLGolfingTropical Paradise
Participated in panel discussions with other members of Congress and the shipbuilding industry
$1,057.10
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
11/17/08-11/18/08
Williams College Williamstown, MA
Participated in and moderated discussion as a member of the Congressional Black Caucus
$1,170.50
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
11/06/08-11/09/08
New York Carib News St. MaartenSin CityTropical Paradise
Attend conference and meetings to give a perspective on committee chairmanship and legislation
$1,400.00
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
10/12/08-10/13/08
Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute Minneapolis, MN
To speak at town hall meeting on the economic crisis
$249.00
View trip details View original PDF Pluviose-Fenton, Veronique
08/15/08-08/23/08
Rumi Forum for Interfaith Dialogue Istanbul, TurkeyCultural Mecca - Ankara, TurkeyCultural Mecca
To participate in meetings and dialogue about Turkish political, economic, educational and social is... more
$3,390.00
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Salayandia-Darmanin, Marisela (Marisela Salayandia)
08/15/08-08/23/08
Rumi Forum for Interfaith Dialogue Ankara, TurkeyCultural Mecca - Istanbul, TurkeyCultural Mecca
Fact-finding field trip to Turkey
$3,390.00
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Thompson, Rep. Bennie (-MS)
08/14/08-08/17/08
Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute Tunica, MSSin City
To attend annual policy conference and lead policy discussions
$627.00
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