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Back to The Data

Office of

Carolyn Maloney


Total cost of 46 office trips: $107,341.33


Trips by Carolyn Maloney
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $26,999.58

Destination: ATTEND CONFERENCE MEETINGS
Sponsor: INTER-AMERICAN PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Purpose: ATTEND PARLIAMENTARY FORUM IN OTTAWA, ONTARIO (CANADA)
Date: Nov 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $974.92
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: RETREAT/DISCUSSION/PLANNING
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $888.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $11,629.30
source

Destination: DOHA
Sponsor: CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE & QATAR FOUNDATION
Purpose: REP. MALONEY ATTENDED THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF WEILL-CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE-QATAR (CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE IS IN HER DISTRICT). SHE ALSO PARTICIPATED IN A MEETING WITH THE QATARI FOREIGN MINISTER ATTENDED RAND-Q CONFERENCE, AND MET WITH QF EDUCATION CITY
Date: Oct 8, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $12,665.50
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES (LAX)
Sponsor: American Hellenic Council of California
Purpose: MRS. MALONEY HONORED AS CO-CHAIR OF HELLENIC CAUCUS BY AHC AT THEIR ANNUAL DINNER DANCE ON MARCH 5, 2005
Date: Mar 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $841.86
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Carolyn Maloney

Donald Auerbach
Robin Bachman
Benjamin Chevat
Eleni Constantine
Philip Craft
Orly Isaacson
Jennifer Keaton
Joe Mckelvey
Edward Mills
Gail Ravnitzky
Katherine Segal



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

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