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PAYNE, DONALD M, Democratic Party
New Jersey

Total number of trips - 38
Total cost of trips - $132,748.77

Average cost per trip - $3,493.39
Total number of days spent traveling - 171 days
Rank of representative - 21 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Amistad America, Inc.
Dates - March 23, 2000 - March 26, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Mystic Seaport, CT - Ledyard, CT - Hartford, CT

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Accompanied by Bill Payne - other expenses not specified

Travel Cost - $1,910.00
Lodging Cost - $672.00
Meal Cost - $545.36
Other Cost - $112.00
Total Cost - $3,239.36

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - New York Stock Exchange, Bell Atlantic, Humpty Dumpty Institute
Dates - June 15, 2000 - June 17, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - To tour the New York Stock Exchange and the United Nationals. To attend briefings on related issues
Notes -

Travel Cost - $132.50
Lodging Cost - $668.52
Meal Cost - $69.53
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $870.55

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - Business conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $810.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,160.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 22, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Conference on global environment
Notes - destination not specified; brought Bill Payne

Travel Cost - $1,210.80
Lodging Cost - $481.00
Meal Cost - $160.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,851.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Botswana Confederation of Commerce, Industry & Manpower
Dates - April 17, 2001 - April 13, 2001
Location(s) - Botswana

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $9,608.31
Lodging Cost - $892.86
Meal Cost - $350.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $10,851.17

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 19, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Helsinki, Finland

Purpose - Participate in a conference on U.S.-Russia relations
Notes - Accompanied by brother Bill Payne, other expenses for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,733.50
Lodging Cost - $1,500.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $400.00
Total Cost - $7,233.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 29, 2001 - June 3, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Florence, Italy

Purpose - Participate in a conference on the convergence of U.S. national security and the global environment
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,325.10
Lodging Cost - $2,000.00
Meal Cost - $640.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,965.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 16, 2001 - February 19, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - St. Petersburg, FL

Purpose - Education
Notes - Accompanied by brother Bill Payne

Travel Cost - $1,265.10
Lodging Cost - $963.00
Meal Cost - $1,170.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,398.10

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Carib News
Dates - October 18, 2001 - October 21, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Grenada

Purpose - Meetings between Caribbean governments and Congressional Black Caucus
Notes - Location not specified

Travel Cost - $500.00
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,100.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Airlines, AT&T, Microsoft
Dates - March 15, 2001 - March 16, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Menlo Park, CA - Monterey, CA

Purpose - Attend technology presentation and tour of facilities
Notes - Location not specified (probably Menlo Park and Monterey, California) - accompanied by brother Bill Payne

Travel Cost - $8,406.00
Lodging Cost - $529.00
Meal Cost - $270.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,205.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 15, 2002 - February 18, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - To participate in a conference on education
Notes - accompanied by brother - William Payne, meals included in lodging, other costs include ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,097.00
Lodging Cost - $3,420.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $6,567.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 10, 2002 - January 15, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - participate in conference on Islam
Notes - accompanied by brother - William Payne

Travel Cost - $3,356.20
Lodging Cost - $2,430.00
Meal Cost - $1,200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,986.20

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 - economic development business conference
Notes - Other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $100.35
Lodging Cost - $1,659.15
Meal Cost - $139.26
Other Cost - $90.00
Total Cost - $1,988.76

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Northwestern University
Dates - November 1, 2003 - November 1, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Panelist at "Youthful Africa in the 21st Century Conference"
Notes -

Travel Cost - $315.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $20.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $335.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Carib News
Dates - November 27, 2003 - December 1, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Nassau, Bahamas

Purpose - Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
Notes - Meals included in lodging cost.

Travel Cost - $300.00
Lodging Cost - $750.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,050.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - October 23, 2003 - October 26, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Economic Entrepreneurship and Education advancement
Notes - Isabel Cruz accompanied. Not specified what relation she is to Rep. Payne.

Travel Cost - $241.16
Lodging Cost - $569.70
Meal Cost - $646.47
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,457.33

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - June 27, 2003 - July 3, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Helsinki, Finland

Purpose - to participate in a conference on political Islam
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,525.00
Lodging Cost - $1,200.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,325.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 14, 2003 - February 19, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Montego Bay, Jamaica

Purpose - to participate in a conference on education reform
Notes - brother, Mr. William Payne

Travel Cost - $1,979.80
Lodging Cost - $2,120.00
Meal Cost - $1,620.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,719.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Irish American Unity Conference
Dates - July 10, 2003 - July 14, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Dublin, Ireland - London, England - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Purpose - observe the Orange Parade
Notes - staffer, Jonita Whitaker accompanied.

Travel Cost - $1,668.30
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,668.30

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - International Longshoremen's Association
Dates - July 19, 2003 - July 22, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - keynote speaker for AFL-CIO
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,927.96
Lodging Cost - $549.65
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,477.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Dates - September 1, 2003 - September 3, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico - Panama City, Panama - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - attend parliamentary session of the UNCCD
Notes -

Travel Cost - $900.00
Lodging Cost - $286.00
Meal Cost - $250.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,436.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Transatlantic Policy Network
Dates - April 12, 2003 - April 15, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Spain

Purpose - mid-year meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,367.88
Lodging Cost - $361.26
Meal Cost - $225.04
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,954.18

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - May 24, 2004 - May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Caribbean trade ministerial/cong. Caribbean caucus
Notes -

Travel Cost - $452.70
Lodging Cost - $237.30
Meal Cost - $105.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $795.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 17, 2004 - February 22, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Cancun, Mexico

Purpose - The challenge of education reform: standards, accountability, resources and policy
Notes - other-ground transportation

Travel Cost - $1,510.01
Lodging Cost - $2,000.00
Meal Cost - $1,620.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $5,330.01

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Irish American Unity Conference
Dates - July 10, 2003 - July 14, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Dublin, Ireland - London, England - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Purpose - observe the orange parade
Notes -

Travel Cost - $747.42
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $747.42

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institute
Dates - January 23, 2004 - January 26, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Germany

Purpose - Keynote speaker for NAACP Rhein-Neckar Branch for commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $4,951.00
Lodging Cost - $539.32
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,690.32

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 5, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - HI

Purpose - U.S. /China relations
Notes - other-none disclosed

Travel Cost - $2,422.72
Lodging Cost - $1,675.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $4,997.72

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose -
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,441.00
Lodging Cost - $2,411.50
Meal Cost - $250.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,102.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Council for Opportunity in Education
Dates - December 16, 2004 - December 18, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Luncheon speaker - Council for Opportunity in Education
Notes - Newark, NJ - New Orleans, LA - Newark, NJ

Travel Cost - $353.70
Lodging Cost - $250.34
Meal Cost - $87.94
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $691.98

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Council for Opportunity in Education
Dates - December 2, 2004 - December 6, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Keynote speaker - Technology Tools for Management and Learning Conference
Notes - Newark, NJ - San Juan, PR - Newark, NJ

Travel Cost - $311.40
Lodging Cost - $924.00
Meal Cost - $19.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,254.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Caribbean Multi-Natl Business
Dates - November 6, 2004 - November 9, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - St. Kitts and Nevis

Purpose - To encourage business and investment opportunities between small to mid-sized multi-national business owners providing worldwide business & network opportunities to participants.
Notes - Newark - San Juan - St Kitts / St Kitts - San Juan - Newark

Travel Cost - $300.00
Lodging Cost - $705.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,005.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 22, 2005 - February 27, 2005 (6 days)
Location(s) - Cancun, Mexico

Purpose - To participate in a conference on Education Reform
Notes - Newark - Cancun / Cancun - Newark

Travel Cost - $2,401.71
Lodging Cost - $2,000.00
Meal Cost - $1,620.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $6,121.71

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 - Meetings with Heads of Government; Heads of State & business leaders to discuss relations between US and Caribbean Nations
Notes - Washington, DC - Dominican Republic - Antigua - Washington, DC [assumed city]

Travel Cost - $2,291.70
Lodging Cost - $1,924.69
Meal Cost - $826.94
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,043.33

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 18, 2004 - August 27, 2004 (10 days)
Location(s) - Brussels, Belgium

Purpose - US Russia-Europe Relations
Notes - Newark - Brussels / Brussels - Italy - Amsterdam - Newark Personal Expenses 8/18 - 8/22, 04

Travel Cost - $2,404.00
Lodging Cost - $1,875.00
Meal Cost - $1,065.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $5,444.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Texas Southern Univ
Dates - April 15, 2005 - April 16, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - Keynote speaker & panelist to address Genocide and Human Rights; Accountability & Reconciliation in Africa
Notes - Newark - Houston - Newark

Travel Cost - $622.40
Lodging Cost - $99.00
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $751.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - April 13, 2004 - April 18, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Nassau, Bahamas

Purpose - To participate in a conference on Brazil
Notes - Newark - Nassau - Newark

Travel Cost - $1,178.50
Lodging Cost - $2,750.00
Meal Cost - $1,532.00
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $5,510.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - June 3, 2005 - June 5, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - Participation in the Inter-American Economic IV annual business & investment roundtable
Notes - Newark - Ft Lauderdale / Ft Lauderdale - Newark

Travel Cost - $469.86
Lodging Cost - $405.16
Meal Cost - $243.70
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,118.72

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Institute
Dates - August 11, 2005 - August 14, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Memphis, TN

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Newark, NJ - Memphis, TN / Memphis, TN - Newark, NJ

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $177.00
Meal Cost - $127.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $304.00

Additional family members - No

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