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Back to The Data

Office of

Connie Mack


Total cost of 29 office trips: $60,620.60


Trips by Connie Mack
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $6,496.63

Destination: STUART, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Economic Council of Martin County
Purpose: SPEECH AT ANNUAL MEETING OF ECONOMIC COUNCIL OF MASTIN COUNTY
Date: Jan 15, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $105.25
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: University of Miami
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 11, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,568.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Purpose: ADDRESS OPENING SESSION OF ANNUAL MEETING OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
Date: May 19, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,475.99
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Sponsor: AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FOUNDATION
Purpose: ACS FOUNDATION TRUSTEES MEETING
Date: Oct 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $938.98
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD (HABOR COURT HOTEL)
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: NEW MEMBER RETREAT
Date: Jan 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $408.41
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Connie Mack

Andrew Cantor
James Carter
Kevin Doyle
Chris Edwards
Christopher Frenze
Wendy Grubbs
James Gwartney
Lee Johnson
C K Lee
Peter Levin
Jordan Paul
Howard Rosen
Kurt Schulet
Mark Smith
Victor Wolski



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