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Back to The Data

Office of

Van Hilleary


Total cost of 11 office trips: $34,618.06


Trips by Van Hilleary
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $22,294.90

Destination: WASHINGTON - TOKYO
Sponsor: Asian Forum Japan
Purpose: AJF SEMINAR W/ MEMBERS OF JAPANESE DIET
Date: Dec 18, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $13,732.90
source

Destination: TOKYO - TAIPEI, ROC - WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: ATTENDING SEMINAR, FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 26, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $8,190.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2001
Expense: $122.00
source

Destination: BRISTOL
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Mar 24, 2002
Expense: $250.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Van Hilleary

Michael Goode
Roger Morse
Janel Leigh Prescott
Elaine Robinson
Laura Tarumianz



American RadioWorks |
Photo: Clotee Allochuku

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