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Back to The Data

Office of

Max Sandlin


Total cost of 19 office trips: $36,975.45


Trips by Max Sandlin
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $16,533.51

Destination: WEST PALM BEACH
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: WASHINGTON OUTLOOK PROGRAM
Date: Mar 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,641.09
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Life Insurance Co
Purpose: MTG.
Date: Jun 19, 2001
Expense: $226.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV-YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NV
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING PROGRAM TO YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Date: Nov 11, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,255.70
source

Destination: HOUSTON
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Dec 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,898.82
source

Destination: ANTIGUA, BARBADOS
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: UR RELATIONS W/ GOVERNMENTS OF ANTIGUA & BARBADOS
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $3,916.41
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: DIALOGUE BETWEEN BUSINESS LEADERS & GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS RE. STIMULATING ECONOMY
Date: Mar 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $4,100.05
source

Destination: TEXARKANA, TX-SHREVEPORT, LA-NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: I-49 International Coalition
Purpose: CONG. TOUR OF I-49 ROUTE
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,495.44
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Max Sandlin

Theane Evangelis
Emily Gibbons
Donna Lagow
Andrew Lewin
John Metcalf
Carissa Simon



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