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by Omaha World-Herald on 08/20/2014

Trips Franklin Center for Global Policy Exchange - Sponsor of Congressional Travel
Former name: Ripon Educational Fund

 

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    No.Cost
    Trips Selected 185 $1,657,784
    Approved by Republicans 161 $1,464,335
    Approved by Democrats 24 $193,449


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Approver Destination/ Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Pitts, William R. (Billy)
08/10/03-08/15/03
Dreier, Rep. David (-CA)
London, EnglandCultural Mecca
Discussions with members of parliament from england and other European Union countries
$789.95
View trip details View original PDF Pryce, Rep. Deborah (-OH)
11/24/00-12/02/00
Pryce, Rep. Deborah (-OH)
Rome, ItalyCultural Mecca
Discussions of the U.S. and European economics and interests
$9,050.00
View trip details View original PDF Reynolds, Rep. Thomas M. (-NY)
11/24/00-12/02/00
Reynolds, Rep. Thomas M. (-NY)
Rome, ItalyCultural Mecca
Congressional participant in 2000 trans-Atlantic conference
$9,120.00
View trip details View original PDF Reynolds, Rep. Thomas M. (-NY)
08/11/01-08/18/01
Reynolds, Rep. Thomas M. (-NY)
Edinburgh, ScotlandGolfing
Participation in trans-Atlantic conference
$3,549.27
View trip details View original PDF Reynolds, Rep. Thomas M. (-NY)
08/10/03-08/15/03
Reynolds, Rep. Thomas M. (-NY)
Edinburgh, ScotlandGolfing
Participation in panel discussions and debates
$15,174.88
View trip details View original PDF Roberts, Sen. Pat (-KS)
11/23/00-12/01/00
Roberts, Sen. Pat (-KS)
Rome, ItalyCultural Mecca
Participant in 2000 Trans-Atlantic Conference
$12,970.00
Pricey Hotels
View trip details View original PDF Roberts, Sen. Pat (-KS)
08/10/03-08/15/03
Roberts, Sen. Pat (-KS)
London, EnglandCultural Mecca
Co-chair of conference and speaker
$19,312.36
View trip details View original PDF Rogers, Rep. Hal (-KY)
08/10/03-08/15/03
Rogers, Rep. Hal (-KY)
London, EnglandCultural Mecca
Conference with government and business leaders to discuss issues affecting the relationship between... more
$5,536.86
View trip details View original PDF Rogers, Rep. Mike (-MI)
11/09/12-11/13/12
Rogers, Rep. Mike (-MI)
Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCultural Mecca
Attended an event titled "TransAmerica Capital to Capital Exchange"; participated in meetings with i... more
$23,544.29
View trip details View original PDF Rubino, Shelley Marie
08/14/09-08/14/09
Larson, Rep. John (-CT)
Ottawa, OntarioSkiing
Attended panel discussions with members of Congress and members of the Canadian government as well a... more
$2,790.97
Pricey Hotels
View trip details View original PDF Rubino, Shelley Marie
10/15/11-10/21/11
Larson, Rep. John (-CT)
Panama City, Panama
Attended and spoke at 27th TransAmerica Conference
$2,902.43
View trip details View original PDF Scalise, Rep. Steve (-LA)
08/10/13-08/18/13
Scalise, Rep. Steve (-LA)
Dublin, IrelandGolfing
Attended panel discussions on TransAtlantic trade and other issues between the U.S. and Ireland and ... more
$22,230.10
View trip details View original PDF Schellhas, Robert Jay (Bob)
08/11/01-08/18/01
Portman, Rep. Rob (-OH)
Edinburgh, ScotlandGolfing
Educational
$5,453.53
View trip details View original PDF Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
08/11/07-08/17/07
Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
Berlin, Germany
Attended public policy conference with German and European officials, diplomats, and scholars to dis... more
$10,286.09
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
08/09/09-08/14/09
Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
Ottawa, OntarioSkiing
Attended briefings on issues of mutual interest to the U.S. and Canada
$4,382.97
View trip details View original PDF Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
11/06/10-11/12/10
Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
Istanbul, TurkeyCultural Mecca - Ankara, TurkeyCultural Mecca
To gain an understanding of Turkish issues including foreign policy, trade, economic development & f... more
$11,546.18
View trip details View original PDF Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
10/16/11-10/20/11
Schmidt, Rep. Jean (-OH)
Panama City, Panama
Attended and spoke at 27th TransAmerica Conference
$6,476.68
View trip details View original PDF Sechrist, Amber N.
08/11/07-08/17/07
Bennett, Sen. Bob (-UT)
Berlin, Germany
Gather with government officials, business leaders and students from Germany and other European coun... more
$3,982.63
View trip details View original PDF Sensenbrenner, Rep. Jim (-WI)
08/11/07-08/17/07
Sensenbrenner, Rep. Jim (-WI)
Berlin, Germany
Participated in and attended panels concerning relations between the United States and Europe
$15,273.58
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Sensenbrenner, Rep. Jim (-WI)
11/07/08-11/14/08
Sensenbrenner, Rep. Jim (-WI)
Amsterdam, NetherlandsCultural Mecca
To meet with EU representatives on EU-U.S. issues
$24,440.00
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