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Back to The Data

Office of

Robert Cramer


Total cost of 20 office trips: $47,609.78


Trips by Robert Cramer
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $13,190.66

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: NATIONAL CHILDREN'S ALLIANCE
Purpose: ATTEND NCA BOARD MEETING
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,369.60
source

Destination: HONG KONG; XIAMEN
Sponsor: Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority
Purpose: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MISSION FOR AL-05-NEGOTIATIONS
Date: Feb 27, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $6,268.01
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EXPLORATION OF CRITICAL FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES AFFECTING THE UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $5,553.05
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Congressional staff traveling under the office of Robert Cramer

Amy Aarons
Jennifer Bottegal
Jennifer Dijanes
Dana Gresham
Juliet Hettinger
Thomas Koshut
Jeff Murray
William Rice
James Wells



American RadioWorks |
Photo: Clotee Allochuku

Talking About Race in Schools

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