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TANCREDO, THOMAS GERARD, Republican Party
Colorado

Total number of trips - 8
Total cost of trips - $39,854.09

Average cost per trip - $4,981.76
Total number of days spent traveling - 36 days
Rank of representative - 163 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Egypt's International Economic Forum
Dates - April 12, 2001 - April 12, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Egypt

Purpose - congressional fact finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $250.00
Lodging Cost - $100.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $400.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Islamic Free Market Institute Foundation
Dates - April 5, 2001 - April 12, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - United Arab Emirates - Qatar - Lebanon

Purpose - congressional fact finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $9,000.00
Lodging Cost - $1,150.00
Meal Cost - $330.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $10,480.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters Associations
Dates - February 14, 2002 - February 22, 2002 (9 days)
Location(s) - Ankara, Turkey - Istanbul, Turkey

Purpose - Fact-finding trip caucus on US-Turkish Relations
Notes - Jackie Tancredo, spouse, accompanied.

Travel Cost - $12,708.66
Lodging Cost - $600.00
Meal Cost - $308.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $13,616.66

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress
Dates - April 15, 2003 - April 16, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Heidelberg, Germany

Purpose - Attend 20th Annual Congress Berndestag Seminar
Notes - Jackie Tancredo, spouse

Travel Cost - $1,815.00
Lodging Cost - $180.00
Meal Cost - $70.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,065.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Federation of American Immigration Reform
Dates - June 3, 2004 - June 4, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ - Denver, CO

Purpose - to be a speaker at an event
Notes -

Travel Cost - $669.20
Lodging Cost - $95.25
Meal Cost - $55.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $819.45

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Airbus
Dates - August 15, 2004 - August 24, 2004 (10 days)
Location(s) - Toulouse, France

Purpose - Aviation fact finding visit to Airbus Headquarters
Notes - Denver - Washington - Paris - Toulouse - Toulouse - Paris - Washington - Denver Personal Expense 8/19 - 8/21

Travel Cost - $10,880.80
Lodging Cost - $508.78
Meal Cost - $322.60
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $11,712.18

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Jasper County Republican Central Committee
Dates - February 12, 2005 - February 13, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - MO

Purpose - Keynote Speaker for Jasper County Lincoln Day Dinner
Notes - Denver - Missouri - Denver

Travel Cost - $560.80
Lodging Cost - $150.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $760.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Cardinal Mindszenty Foundation
Dates - April 23, 2004 - April 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - LA - DC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No

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How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

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  • 10.14.14

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