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Back to The Data

Office of

Max Burns


Total cost of 18 office trips: $31,725.85


Trips by Max Burns
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $13,924.46

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN PLANNING TRIP FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND THEIR FAMILIES
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,385.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $11,014.46
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: TO REVIEW OPERATIONS OF EACH EXCHANGE FOR CONGRESSMAN'S DUTIES ON THE HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE
Date: Oct 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,525.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Max Burns

Timothy Baker
R Kevin Cain
F Michael Donohue
Chris Ingram
Tanya Morrison
Christy Seyfert



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