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Bill Owens' Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

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
Issue Position: Economy
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules
July 31, 2014 U.S. Chamber Recognizes Owens with "Spirit of Enterprise" Award
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
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 16, 2014 Owens Praises Starbucks Plan to Offer Free College Education to Employees
May 22, 2014 Owens Announces $2.5M in FAA Grants to Improve Regional Airport Infrastructure
May 22, 2014 Owens Announces SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
May 20, 2014 Owens Applauds DOJ Grand Jury Indictments of Chinese Hackers
May 13, 2014 Owens praises entrepreneurs for Small Business Week 2014
May 8, 2014 Owens Calls for Permanent Research & Development Tax Credit with Budget Offsets
April 15, 2014 NNY Business - Grow Business with Viable Resource
April 4, 2014 Owens Leads Capitol Hill Discussion on Jobs, Economic Benefits of Improving Border Services at U.S. Ports of Entry
April 3, 2014 Owens Announces Customs and Border Protection Increases at New York Crossings
March 28, 2014 Owens Calls for Renewed Support of Local Businesses
Feb. 10, 2014 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Help Small Business Manufacturers
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA - Feds Should Delay Surprise Dairy Farm Inspections
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Aug. 13, 2013 Your News Now - Owens Pushing Chinese Production Issues
Aug. 1, 2013 Owens Joins Bipartisan Colleagues to Create Congressional Aluminum Caucus
April 29, 2013 Congressmen, Local Chambers Team Up to Talk Small Business Issues at Skidmore College
Jan. 15, 2013 Owens Reintroduces "Common Sense Waiver Act"
Oct. 2, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Owens Announce The Wild Center-Paul Smiths College Maple Project & Massena Csx-St. Lawrence Rail Spur Connection Set to Receive Over $281,600 in Northern Border Regional Commission Funding
July 26, 2012 Owens Votes Again to Reduce Federal Regulation
July 2, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Owens Call for Federal Investment in North County Advanced Manufacturing Project
June 25, 2012 GFPS: Owens: Bring Canadian Businesses to Region
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 14, 2012 Owens Announces Grant for Potsdam Small Business
June 12, 2012 Owens Supports Funding for Northern Border Regional Commission
June 6, 2012 Owens Announces USDA Funding for Jefferson and Lewis Counties
May 30, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack, Department of Agriculture, and Acting Administrator Erskine, Economic Development Administration
April 30, 2012 Owens Introduces Package of Bills to Reduce Costs for North Country Manufacturers
March 26, 2012 Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2012
March 8, 2012 Owens Votes for Bipartisan Jobs Package
March 7, 2012 Owens-Graves Bill to Bolster Small Business One Step Closer to House Floor
Feb. 9, 2012 Owens Statement Urging Payroll Tax Cut Compromise
Dec. 7, 2011 Owens Votes to Reduce Regulations for Small Businesses
Dec. 2, 2011 Owens Works to Lower Interest Rates for Businesses and Homeowners Affected by Natural Disasters
July 20, 2011 Owens Letter to Small Business Leaders in Upstate New York
March 15, 2011 Owens Introduces Bill to Facilitate Broadband Expansion
March 2, 2011 Congressmen Owens, Gibson Applaud Economic Development Grant Award
Feb. 25, 2011 Owens Seeks Input from Upstate Small Businesses
Feb. 7, 2011 Owens Named to Small Business Committee
Sept. 24, 2010 Owens Touts New Tax Cuts and Credit for Upstate Small Businesses
Sept. 14, 2010 Owens Statement on Senate Inaction to Repeal 1099 Reporting Requirement for Small Business
Aug. 20, 2010 Owens Praises Implementation of CARD Act
July 30, 2010 Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2010
July 21, 2010 Owens Votes to Bolster Upstate Manufacturing Jobs
June 18, 2010 Owens Continues Fight to Create Upstate Jobs, Strengthen Small Business
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