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Back to The Data

Office of

Pete Domenici


Total cost of 57 office trips: $104,437.91


Trips by Pete Domenici
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $8,008.22

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT FOR DCP ANNUAL WINTER MEETING
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,282.59
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Independent Petroleum Association of America
Purpose: SPEECH/AWARD ACCEPTANCE
Date: Jan 31, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,063.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW MEXICO, EXCELON CORPORATION, AND EDISON ELECTRIC INSTITUTE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT FOR THE EDISON ELECTRIC INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $4,437.63
source

Destination: ABQ, NM TO HOBBS, NM
Sponsor: Louisiana Energy Services
Purpose: VISIT TO THE NATIONAL ENRICHMENT FACILITY
Date: Oct 18, 2004
Expense: $225.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Pete Domenici

Daniel Brandt
Christopher Collins
Allen Cutler
Kellie Donnelly
Lisa Epifani
Beth Felder
Alex Flint
Marnie Funk
Ryan Gleason
James Hearn
Edward Hild
G William Hoagland
Bernadette Kilroy
Peter Lyons
Sabre Mayhugh
David Myers
Mieko Nakabayashi
Kelly Neville
John Peschke
Roy Phillips
Denise Ramor
Shelly Randel
Joaquin Sanchez
Robert Stevenson
Margaret Stewart
Clint Taylor
Cheryle Tucker
Elizabeth Turpen
Shelly Vaugh-Randel
Kathleen Weldon
Winslow Wheeler
Gary Ziehe



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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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