Representative William 'Bill' Owens's Public Statements

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Full Name: William 'Bill' Owens
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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2/19/14 Owens Statement on the Army's Notice of Intent to Award ReEnergy with Biomass Contract 12/12/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program 8/31/13 Owens Statement on the President's Decision to Seek Congressional Authorization for Action in Syria 8/06/13 Owens Statement on Defense Department's Decision to Reduce Furlough Days 7/25/13 Owens Statement on Passage of H.R. 2397, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2014 7/11/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) 5/22/13 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank 5/22/13 Owens Applauds House Opposition to BRAC 3/27/13 Owens Applauds Reinstatement of Troop Tuition Assistance 3/06/13 Owens Reaches Across Aisle to Prevent Government Shutdown 6/07/12 Owens Applauds Progress on Northern Border Strategy 5/10/12 Owens Highlights Critical Drum Support in Defense Authorization 3/27/12 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense 2/14/12 Letter to General Donald J. Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command, Office of the Commander, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 12/14/11 Buerkle and Owens Call to Restore Critical Funding Heard 11/04/11 Letter to Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense 6/28/11 Letter to Army Secretary John McHugh 5/27/11 Defense Bill Passes with Owens Support 5/04/11 Owens Introduces Legislation Honoring U.S. Forces Who Led Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden 4/08/11 Owens Fights for Troop Pay During Shutdown 4/07/11 Department of Defense and Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 5/25/10 National Security Strategy 4/29/10 Owens Votes To Streamline Defense Spending, Reduce Waste 4/29/10 Owens Votes To Streamline Defense Spending, Reduce Waste 3/03/10 Watertown Daily Times: Owens Makes Pitch For Base, Border Station 2/08/10 Schumer, Owens: Decision to Reverse $500 Million in Cuts for Army Base Operations Should Lead to End of Budget Cuts for Ft Drum; Schumer, Owens Call on Army to Reverse Ft Drum Cuts Using Newly Restored Pot of Funding 2/03/10 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act Of 2009 10/29/09 Syracuse.com - Candidates For 23rd Congressional Seat Agree They Won't Be Swayed By Money 10/29/09 Talking Points Memo - Three Candidates Debate In NY-23: A Moderate Democrat Versus Two Republicans 1/01/14 Issue Position: Fort Drum 1/01/11 Issue Position: War on Terror