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GALLEGLY, ELTON, Republican Party
California

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $10,999.77

Average cost per trip - $3,666.59
Total number of days spent traveling - 16 days
Rank of representative - 417 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Assn Ribat al Fath
Dates - August 26, 2004 - August 31, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Casablanca, Morocco - Rabat, Morocco - Fez, Morocco - Marrakech, Morocco

Purpose - Fact-finding mission to learn about the process of political, economic and social reform in Morocco. Discussed US-Moroccan bi-lateral relations, including intelligence, counter-terrorism cooperation and regional security issues
Notes - Istanbul, Turkey - Casablanca - Rabat - Fez -Casablanca - Marrakech - Casablanca - Zurich, Switzerland

Travel Cost - $3,210.00
Lodging Cost - $1,235.00
Meal Cost - $1,250.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,695.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - ITKIB Assn
Dates - August 20, 2004 - August 26, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Bodrum, Turkey

Purpose - Discuss US-Turkey trade and commercial relationship. Discuss joint US-Turkey counter-terrorism efforts. Discuss general issues related to US-Turkey bi-lateral relationship.
Notes - Zagreb, Croatia - Istanbul, Turkey - Bodrum, Turkey - Istanbul, Turkey - Casablanca, Morocco

Travel Cost - $2,255.74
Lodging Cost - $737.66
Meal Cost - $674.16
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,667.56

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Republic of Croatia
Dates - August 18, 2004 - August 20, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Split, Croatia - Dubrovnik, Croatia

Purpose - As member of the Europe Subcommittee of the House International Relations Committee, this fact-finding trip afforded Rep. Gallegly with the opportunity to discuss and better understand the bi-lateral US-Croatia issues. Specifically, the trip provided the
Notes - Form For Disclosing Gifts From Foreign Governments Pursuant To 5 U.S.C. 7342 Transportation (van rental from Split to Dubrovnik; van rental from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport): $591.84

Travel Cost - $591.84
Lodging Cost - $832.37
Meal Cost - $213.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,637.21

Additional family members - Yes

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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.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

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