February Travel Time For Members
Posted at 10 a.m. on March 11, 2013
Rep. Edwin Perlmutter (D-CO) and Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) and their spouses received free trips to Germany in the third week of February care of the German Marshall Fund and the Robert Bosch Stiftung. Rep. Perlmutter ($22,290) went to Berlin to meet with members of the German Bundestag. Rep. Loretta Sanchez ($20,647) went to Berlin and Rome and focused on foreign policy, energy, financial stability and global challenges.
The Aspen Institute paid for free trips to Bangalore, India from February 16-24 to attend a conference on South Asia: Policy Challenges for the U.S. Members taking the trip included Reps. David Cicillline (D-RI)($9,915) and Jim McDermott (D-WA)($8,915) who traveled without their spouses. Each of the rest went with their spouse; Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)($15,790), Richard Hanna (R-NY)($16,590), Rush Holt (D-NJ)($15,496), and Rick Larsen (D-WA)($18,098).