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Back to The Data

Office of

Edward Royce


Total cost of 42 office trips: $58,143.11


Trips by Edward Royce
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $4,940.15

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: NATIONAL INSURANCE LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEECH
Date: Mar 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $638.84
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CALIFORNIA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION RETREAT
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,303.57
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES
Date: Mar 29, 2004
Expense: $287.14
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $918.40
source

Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. TO BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,792.20
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Edward Royce

Edward Burrier
Malik Chaka
William Cooper
Joan Korich
Michelle Lo
Jeremiah Norton
Amy Porter
Joshua Saltzman
Thomas Sheehy
Julianne Smith
Bryan Wilkes



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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

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