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Bill Owens' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Jobs
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Economy
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 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Increase VA Hiring Preference for Veterans
May 21, 2014 Owens Votes to Streamline Great Lakes Ports, Study Economic Impact of Invasive Species
March 13, 2014 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to extend Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Jan. 31, 2014 Owens Statement on President Obama's Remarks Concerning Manufacturing Jobs, Skills Training
Aug. 6, 2013 Owens Statement on Defense Department's Decision to Reduce Furlough Days
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 17, 2013 U.S. Chamber: Owens "Strong Voice" for Job Creation
Aug. 22, 2012 Owens Releases First Ad, "Create New Ones"
Dec. 20, 2011 Owens Blasts Partisanship, Urges Immediate Action on Payroll Tax Cut
Sept. 14, 2011 Jobs in America
June 14, 2011 Hanna, Hinchey Honor Fallen Federal Employees on Flag Day
July 20, 2010 Strengthen the Social Security Program for Future Generations
July 16, 2010 Owens Pushes for Employment Opportunities for Vets
March 2, 2010 Statement Of Rep. Bill Owens On Senator Bunning's Obstruction Of Legislation Vital To North Country Job Growth
Oct. 23, 2009 Owens Welcomes Endorsement Of Communications Workers Of America
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economy & Jobs
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs & The Economy
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