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Bill Owens' Public Statements

Full Name: William 'Bill' Owens
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 21, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 3 Children
Birth Date: 01/20/1949
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Plattsburgh, NY
Date Title
Watertown Daily Times - Owens Criticizes Booting of NY Attorney General from Committee
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
Issue Position: Second Amendment
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Economy
July 16, 2014 House Approves $105M to Upgrade Alexandria Bay Border Facility
July 15, 2014 Owens Votes to Replenish Highway Trust Fund
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
July 10, 2014 Owens Votes to Streamline, Improve U.S. Job Training Programs
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Increase VA Hiring Preference for Veterans
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Owens Applauds IKEA Decision to Raise Employee Wages
June 23, 2014 Owens Opposes Incoming House Majority Leader McCarthy Plan to Cut Ex-Im Bank Export Services
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 16, 2014 Owens Praises Starbucks Plan to Offer Free College Education to Employees
June 10, 2014 Owens Attends Canada-U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Group Annual Meeting Representing U.S. Congress
June 10, 2014 House Passes Bill to Expand Veterans' Access to Community Hospitals
June 6, 2014 Owens Responds to VA Reform Deal Announced By Senate
June 5, 2014 JCEO of Clinton and Franklin Counties Head Start Program Awarded $1.5M in HHS Grant Funding
May 30, 2014 Owens Votes to Increase Funding for National Security, Law Enforcement
May 22, 2014 Owens Announces SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
May 22, 2014 Owens Responds to Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
May 22, 2014 Owens Announces $2.5M in FAA Grants to Improve Regional Airport Infrastructure
May 21, 2014 Owens Votes to Streamline Great Lakes Ports, Study Economic Impact of Invasive Species
May 20, 2014 Owens Applauds DOJ Grand Jury Indictments of Chinese Hackers
May 13, 2014 Owens praises entrepreneurs for Small Business Week 2014
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Owens Calls for Permanent Research & Development Tax Credit with Budget Offsets
May 8, 2014 Owen Applauds DOT Call for Safer Rail Transportation of Crude Oil
May 7, 2014 Owens Calls on VA to Review Incidents, Expand Veterans Access to Community Hospitals
May 2, 2014 Owens Renews Call for Congress to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline Project
April 18, 2014 Owens Calls on USDA to Assist North Country Counties Affected by Floods
April 15, 2014 NNY Business - Grow Business with Viable Resource
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 4, 2014 Owens Leads Capitol Hill Discussion on Jobs, Economic Benefits of Improving Border Services at U.S. Ports of Entry
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 3, 2014 Owens Announces Customs and Border Protection Increases at New York Crossings
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
March 31, 2014 Owens Announces Increase in Customs and Border Protection Officers at New York Ports of Entry
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