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Office of

Peter King


Total cost of 24 office trips: $42,470.01


Trips by Peter King
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $10,894.45

Destination: HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS
Sponsor: ST PATRICK'S COMMITTEE OF HOLYOKE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 18, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $605.00
source

Destination: DUBLIN, IRELAND
Sponsor: FRIENDS OF SINN FEIN
Purpose: TO ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,152.00
source

Destination: IRELAND
Sponsor: FRIENDS OF SINN FEIN
Purpose: OBSERVE ELECTIONS IN NORTHERN IRELAND
Date: May 25, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $1,954.82
source

Destination: CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: EDUCATION/MEETINGS
Date: Aug 27, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $5,600.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-ORLANDO, FL-NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
Purpose: FLEOA AWARDS DINNER GUEST OF HONOR
Date: Jun 25, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,178.63
source

Destination: QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Annenberg Foundation and related organizations
Purpose: HOMELAND SECURITY COMMITTEE RETREAT
Date: Mar 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $404.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Peter King

Kevin Fogarty
Kerry Ann Hickey
Kevin Horan
Kerry Kinirons
Robert O'connor
Robert Oconnor
Adam Paulson
Kerry Ann Watkins



American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

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