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Back to The Data

Office of

Tillie Fowler


Total cost of 8 office trips: $27,290.14


Trips by Tillie Fowler
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $19,010.14

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE & MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE & SEMINARS
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,040.00
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Date: Feb 18, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $5,045.60
source

Destination: GRAND CAYMAN ISLAND
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US POLICY TOWARD CUBA
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $5,386.60
source

Destination: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US-CHINA RELATIONS
Date: May 27, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,098.94
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Sponsor: Georgia Tech
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL - TO VISIT THEIR DIFFERENT LABS AND FACILITIES AND TO MEET AND SPEAK WITH THE PROFESSORS AND STUDENTS ABOUT THEIR RESEARCH
Date: Nov 9, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $439.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Tillie Fowler

David Gilliland
Stephanie Kopelousos



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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

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