Jerry Moran

From KeyWiki
Jump to: navigation, search


Jerry Moran

Cuba Trip

Congressional Delegation meet with Cuban Foreign Minister, Felipe Perez Roque

From Dec. 15 - Dec. 18, 2006, a Congressional Delegation of ten congressmen and women from the U.S. House of Representatives visited Havana, Cuba. Leading the delegation were Jeff Flake and Bill Delahunt. The other participants were Hilda Solis, Jo Ann Emerson, Jerry Moran, Michael Conaway, Jane Harman, Lincoln Davis, Gregory Meeks and Jim McGovern. The delegation met with Cuban Foreign Minister, Felipe Perez Roque and other communist officials. The delegation asked to meet with Raul Castro during their weekend visit to Cuba, but there was no word on whether such a meeting would take place.[1]

Staffer's 2010 trip to Cuba

Rep. Moran sent Aaron Popelka, to Cuba for 3 days in March/April 2010. The trip was courtesy of a $$2,127.40 grant from the Institute for Policy Studies connected Center for Democracy in the Americas... "Fact-finding mission to understand the importance and culture of U.S. policy toward Cuba" .[2]

Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015

S 299, the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015, principal sponsors are Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.[3]

By May 20, it had accumulated 33 co-sponsors, mostly Democrats, but including two Independents, and 5 Republicans - Jerry Moran, Mike Enzi, John Boozman, Susan Collins, and Rand Paul. [4]

References

  1. Havana Journal website: Fidel Castro and US Congressional trip to Cuba update, Dec. 17, 2006 (accessed on April 28, 2010)
  2. Legistorm: Center for Democracy in the Americas - Sponsor of Congressional Travel (accessed on August 30, 2010)
  3. [ http://peoplesworld.org/cuba-travel-bill-advances-in-the-senate/PW, Cuba travel bill advances in the Senate by: Emile Schepers May 20 2015]
  4. [%22S+299%22}, Congress.Gov. S.299 - Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016) | G]