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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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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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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

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  • 07.15.15

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    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

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  • 07.02.15

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