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Back to The Data

Office of

Robert Torricelli


Total cost of 18 office trips: $81,193.30


Trips by Robert Torricelli
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $20,312.66

Destination: SYRIA, ISRAEL, EGYPT, FRANCE
Sponsor: Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/CONSULTATION
Date: Nov 19, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $15,437.46
source

Destination: DAVOS, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: TO ATTEND WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,871.00
source

Destination: ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Sponsor: MID-ATLANTIC GAMING CONGRESS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: May 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $3,004.20
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Robert Torricelli

John Bradshaw
Abraham Elmazahi
Adam Herbsman
Kyle Mulroy
Adam Phelps
Alexis Schuler
Eric Shuffler
Troy Stanjavore
Michael Szyman
Lona Valmoro



American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

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