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MEEKS, GREGORY W, Democratic Party
New York

Total number of trips - 37
Total cost of trips - $147,691.95

Average cost per trip - $3,991.67
Total number of days spent traveling - 154 days
Rank of representative - 16 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Hopkins, Lawrence and Bailey P.C.
Dates - July 29, 2000 - August 5, 2000 (8 days)
Location(s) - Accra, Ghana

Purpose - Fact-finding mission
Notes - Took wife, Simone-Marie Meeks

Travel Cost - $3,700.00
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost - $360.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,560.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Glaxo-SmithKline
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 21, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Albany, NY

Purpose - NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legis. Speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $562.77
Meal Cost - $30.29
Other Cost - $1.50
Total Cost - $594.56

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith and Politics Institute
Dates - March 3, 2000 - March 5, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Birmingham, AL - Selma, AL

Purpose - Alabama pilgrimage to mark the 35th anniversary of the 1965 voting rights march
Notes - no list attached - took wife Simone-Marie Meeks and children Ebony and Aja Meeks

Travel Cost - $270.00
Lodging Cost - $214.00
Meal Cost - $280.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $764.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Christopher Reynolds Foundation, General Service Foundation
Dates - May 30, 2000 - June 4, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - Access the impact of the food and medicine embargo on the Cuban people with a particular focus on the Afro-Cuban population
Notes - Took wife, Simone-Marie Meeks

Travel Cost - $1,394.00
Lodging Cost - $555.00
Meal Cost - $315.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,264.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Association of Airport Executives
Dates - February 21, 2000 - February 27, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - HI

Purpose - 2000 Aviation Issues Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $925.00
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $160.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,385.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - New York Caribbean News
Dates - November 9, 2000 - November 12, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Montego Bay, Jamaica

Purpose - Caribbean business conference
Notes - Took wife, Simone-Marie Meeks

Travel Cost - $147.80
Lodging Cost - $610.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $757.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Amistad America, Inc.
Dates - March 24, 2000 - March 25, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Mystic Seaport, CT

Purpose - Launching of the recreated Freedom Scooner Amistad
Notes - Took wife, Simone-Marie Meeks

Travel Cost - $33.09
Lodging Cost - $112.00
Meal Cost - $22.61
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $167.70

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - New York Stock Exchange, Bell Atlantic, Humpty Dumpty Institute
Dates - June 14, 2000 - June 17, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Congressional Black Caucus visit to New York Stock Exchange
Notes - Took wife, Simone-Marie Meeks - "other" expenses for spouse only

Travel Cost - $222.14
Lodging Cost - $668.52
Meal Cost - $139.06
Other Cost - $222.65
Total Cost - $1,252.37

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - CBC Policy & Leadership Institute
Dates - June 8, 2001 - June 11, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Charleston, SC

Purpose - Educational - Trade Policy Conference
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Simone-Marie Meeks.

Travel Cost - $786.75
Lodging Cost - $504.00
Meal Cost - $230.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,520.75

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Information Technology Industry Council
Dates - April 26, 2001 - April 29, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Dallas, TX

Purpose - CBC Technology Summit
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Simone-Marie Meeks. Other expenses for ground transportation.

Travel Cost - $835.00
Lodging Cost - $307.05
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost - $140.00
Total Cost - $1,782.05

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Petroleum Institute
Dates - June 29, 2001 - July 1, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - CBC Energy Industry Dialogue
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Simone-Marie Meeks

Travel Cost - $4,676.50
Lodging Cost - $645.00
Meal Cost - $410.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,731.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - British Airways
Dates - November 5, 2001 - November 7, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - London, England

Purpose - educational fact finding trip
Notes -

Travel Cost - $8,000.00
Lodging Cost - $436.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,436.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Horizons Marketing Group Inc.
Dates - September 4, 2001 - September 5, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, Fl

Purpose - luncheon speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $569.06
Lodging Cost - $153.75
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $722.81

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Todo Puerto Rico con Vieques
Dates - July 13, 2001 - July 16, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - fact finding trip to visit the island of Vieques
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Simone-Marie Meeks

Travel Cost - $1,928.40
Lodging Cost - $688.00
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,016.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Stop the Bombing of Vieques Legal Defense Fund
Dates - July 5, 2001 - July 6, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Attend trial of Atty. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. & Dennis Rivera
Notes - Any additional billing from hotel for meals or phone bill will be paid as well. Hotel is slow with the bill.

Travel Cost - $893.60
Lodging Cost - $110.00
Meal Cost - $79.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,082.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Stop the Bombing of Vieques Legal Defense Fund
Dates - May 28, 2001 - May 28, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - fact finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,270.60
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,270.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - January 8, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Taiwan

Purpose - fact-finding and educational visit
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Simone-Marie Meeks. Other expenses not specified.

Travel Cost - $10,800.00
Lodging Cost - $1,350.00
Meal Cost - $900.00
Other Cost - $740.00
Total Cost - $13,790.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
Dates - January 11, 2002 - January 19, 2002 (9 days)
Location(s) - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - London, England

Purpose - fact-finding
Notes - spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied.

Travel Cost - $12,145.70
Lodging Cost - $932.18
Meal Cost - $496.96
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $13,574.84

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - April 25, 2002 - April 27, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - 2002 DLC Spring Retreat
Notes - other expenses include $21.33 ground transportation and $45.34 in DLC gifts.

Travel Cost - $255.30
Lodging Cost - $552.80
Meal Cost - $210.74
Other Cost - $66.67
Total Cost - $1,085.51

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Third Way Foundation
Dates - June 6, 2002 - June 10, 2002 (5 days)
Location(s) - London, England

Purpose - symposium
Notes - spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied. Transportation expenses include 243.86 ground transportation.

Travel Cost - $2,136.26
Lodging Cost - $1,829.94
Meal Cost - $349.34
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,315.54

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - January 15, 2003 - January 19, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Antigua and Barbuda - Barbados

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes - Spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied. Airfare was $4236, ground transportation was $200.70. This includes lodging, meal and unspecified other expenses listed on original form.

Travel Cost - $4,436.70
Lodging Cost - $1,659.15
Meal Cost - $278.56
Other Cost - $180.00
Total Cost - $6,554.41

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - March 28, 2003 - March 31, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Dialogue between business leaders & gov't officials
Notes - Spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied

Travel Cost - $4,056.00
Lodging Cost - $1,543.05
Meal Cost - $1,050.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,649.05

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, Inc.
Dates - August 17, 2003 - August 22, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes - Other costs are for administrative fees, buses, etc.

Travel Cost - $3,072.90
Lodging Cost - $872.00
Meal Cost - $185.00
Other Cost - $467.00
Total Cost - $4,596.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Carib News
Dates - November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Nassau, Bahamas

Purpose - Annual Caribbean Multi-National Business Conference
Notes - Spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied. Meals and transfer to and from the airport included in lodging costs

Travel Cost - $600.00
Lodging Cost - $750.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,350.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - October 24, 2003 - October 26, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Congressional Tri-Caucus Retreat
Notes - Spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied

Travel Cost - $879.20
Lodging Cost - $549.70
Meal Cost - $382.22
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,811.12

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - SAI Women International
Dates - January 2, 2004 - January 13, 2004 (12 days)
Location(s) - Mumbai, India

Purpose - fact finding
Notes - child Ebony Meeks accompanied

Travel Cost - $11,324.88
Lodging Cost - $3,287.51
Meal Cost - $2,582.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $17,194.39

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Pfizer, Inc.
Dates - February 8, 2004 - February 9, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - speaker for Pfizer corporate planning meeting
Notes - other costs were ground transportation

Travel Cost - $1,250.56
Lodging Cost - $310.75
Meal Cost - $97.57
Other Cost - $227.42
Total Cost - $1,886.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Upliftment Jamaica
Dates - December 19, 2003 - December 21, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Kingston, Jamaica

Purpose - recipient of 2003 Upliftment Jamaica International community Leadership Award
Notes - spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied

Travel Cost - $2,102.34
Lodging Cost - $549.50
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,651.84

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - May 23, 2004 - May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Caribbean Trade Ministerial
Notes -

Travel Cost - $260.70
Lodging Cost - $237.30
Meal Cost - $135.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $633.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Brazil-US Business Council
Dates - April 11, 2004 - April 18, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Sao Paulo, Brazil

Purpose - fact finding
Notes - other costs were ground transportation

Travel Cost - $5,680.00
Lodging Cost - $738.00
Meal Cost - $261.24
Other Cost - $376.30
Total Cost - $7,055.54

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - January 14, 2004 - January 18, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - St. Lucia - Antigua and Barbuda

Purpose - participated in the business roundtables during the inter-American economic council's 2004 congressional delegation
Notes - spouse Simone-Marie Meeks accompanied

Travel Cost - $4,882.00
Lodging Cost - $2,851.50
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,233.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Legacy Foundation
Dates - July 9, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Tri-Caucus Minority Health Summit
Notes - New York - Miami, FL - New York

Travel Cost - $1,136.20
Lodging Cost - $364.74
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,500.94

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Medical Assn
Dates - June 12, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - Washington, DC - Chicago - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $575.40
Lodging Cost - $264.65
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $55.00
Total Cost - $895.05

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - January 12, 2005 - January 16, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Antigua and Barbuda

Purpose - Participated in the Business Roundtable during the Inter-American Economic Council's 2005 Cong. Delegation to the Dominican Republic and Antigua
Notes - Washington, DC - Punta Cana, Republica Dominicana - St Johns, Antigua - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $4,583.40
Lodging Cost - $1,924.69
Meal Cost - $1,653.88
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,161.97

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Arab Chamber of Commerce
Dates - March 19, 2005 - March 25, 2005 (7 days)
Location(s) - Egypt

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes - Dulles Airport, VA - Egypt - Dulles Airport, VA

Travel Cost - $7,586.00
Lodging Cost - $827.00
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost - $430.00
Total Cost - $9,243.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - June 3, 2005 - June 4, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - Participated in Inter-American Economic Council IV Annual Business & Investment roundtable session
Notes - NY - Ft Lauderdale, FL - NY

Travel Cost - $438.63
Lodging Cost - $202.58
Meal Cost - $243.70
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $884.91

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Institute
Dates - August 12, 2005 - August 14, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Memphis, TN

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - New York - Memphis, TN - New York Including spouse

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $118.00
Meal Cost - $198.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $316.00

Additional family members - Yes