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Back to The Data

Office of

David Scott


Total cost of 11 office trips: $39,156.71


Trips by David Scott
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $28,875.86

Destination: GREENBRIER VIA BUS/TRAIN
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,535.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK/ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $11,582.84
source

Destination: WASH, DCA/NEW YORK/ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATION TRIP
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,948.10
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Business-Government Relations Council
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AT THE GOBUSINESS-GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COUNCIL 2004 ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Oct 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $3,317.92
source

Destination: ALABAMA
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP: 3 DAYS EXPLORATION OF THE LEGACY OF THE U.S. CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
Date: Mar 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,582.00
source

Destination: SCOTLAND
Sponsor: United Kingdom
Purpose: MUTUAL EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE
Date: Mar 20, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $8,910.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of David Scott

Michael Andel
Sarah Balog
Robert Griner
Donni Turner



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