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Back to The Data

Office of

Nydia Velazquez


Total cost of 21 office trips: $18,358.71


Trips by Nydia Velazquez
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $2,051.74

Destination: GEORGIA
Sponsor: National Association of Development Companies
Purpose: NADCO ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 27, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $766.64
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT GUARANTEED LENDERS
Purpose: SPEAKER AT NAGGL 20TH ANNIVERSARY ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 10, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $891.70
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: National Association of Development Companies
Purpose: SPEAKER AT NADCO REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $393.40
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Nydia Velazquez

Michael Day
Moraima Garcia
Jordan Haas
Heather Mchugh
Adam Minehardt
Julie Okoniewski
Russell Orban
Ada Vanessa Ortiz



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