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Bill Owens' Public Statements on Issue: Taxes

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
May 8, 2014 Owens Calls for Permanent Research & Development Tax Credit with Budget Offsets
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Sept. 19, 2013 The Medical Device Industry
May 14, 2013 Syracuse.com - Reps. Dan Maffei, Bill Owens Condemn IRS for Targeting Tea Party Groups
May 14, 2013 Owens: IRS Targeting "Unacceptable"
April 25, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Abandon Cross-Border Fee Proposal
April 22, 2013 Owens: No New Border Fees
Feb. 26, 2013 Owens Introduces Legislation to Reduce Taxes, Raise Wages
Feb. 7, 2013 Owens Joins Bipartisan Effort to Repeal Medical Device Tax
Jan. 31, 2013 Owens: Nearly $3 Million Taxpayer Dollars Returned to Constituents in 2012
Aug. 14, 2012 Owens Urges Trade Rep to Level Playing Field for NY Wineries
June 7, 2012 Congressman Owens Votes to Repeal Tax on Medical Devic
June 5, 2012 Owens Responds to More Than 17,000 Constituent Concerns, Secures More Than $2.3 Million for New Yorkers So Far in 2012
April 17, 2012 Owens Fights for Tax Fairness
Feb. 17, 2012 Owens Releases Statement on Vote to Extend Payroll Tax Cut
Dec. 20, 2011 Owens Blasts Partisanship, Urges Immediate Action on Payroll Tax Cut
March 10, 2011 Owens Reintroduces Bill to Extend Tax Relief for Heating Costs
Nov. 12, 2010 The Adirondack Daily Enterprise - Owens: People Here Like Tax Cut Compromise
Nov. 8, 2010 Letters to Senate Majority Leader, Senate Finance Committee Chairman and key House members
Sept. 29, 2010 Congressman Owens Announces Support for Tax Cut Compromise
Sept. 29, 2010 Extending Tax Cuts
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
July 30, 2010 Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2010
May 28, 2010 Owens Votes to Stop Tax Breaks for Outsourcers
April 21, 2010 Owens Introduces Legislation To Expand Tax Deduction For Job Creators
Feb. 26, 2010 Owens Introduces Bill To Extend Tax Relief For Heating Costs
Feb. 22, 2010 Owens Releases Statement On Advancement Of Senate Jobs Bill
Oct. 26, 2009 Bill Owens For Congress Launches Fifth Advertisement, "Where I Stand," Lays Out Ideas For Job Creation, Opposes Return To Bush Economics
Oct. 5, 2009 Bill Owens For Congress Welcomes Endorsement From Senator David Valesky
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Tax Relief
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs & The Economy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Stimulus Bill Tax Relief
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Tax Relief
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Tax Relief
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