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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Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Health Care 6/10/14 House Passes Bill to Expand Veterans' Access to Community Hospitals 6/06/14 Owens Responds to VA Reform Deal Announced By Senate 5/07/14 Owens Calls on VA to Review Incidents, Expand Veterans Access to Community Hospitals 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 9/26/13 Suicide Prevention Month 8/02/13 Kidney Awareness Week 6/04/13 Statement on H.R. 1919, The Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act 5/28/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog 4/23/13 Owens Introduces "Cody Miller Initiative for Safer Prescriptions Act" 3/20/13 Owens Introduces Legislation to Improve Health Reform Law 2/07/13 Owens Joins Bipartisan Effort to Repeal Medical Device Tax 6/07/12 Owens Announces USDA Funding for Adirondack Medical Center 6/07/12 My Opponent Says Tax He Supported Will Lead to Job Losses 6/07/12 Congressman Owens Votes to Repeal Tax on Medical Devic 5/10/12 Owens Highlights Critical Drum Support in Defense Authorization 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/11/11 Owens Pushes Smarter Lunchroom Movement 7/19/11 Owens Votes Against So-Called "Cut, Cap, and Balance" Act 7/18/11 Owens Announces Health Care Funding for Upstate New York 4/14/11 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 4/12/11 Owens Issues Statement on Dairy Exemption from EPA Oil Spill Rule 2/18/11 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 2/10/11 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform 1/26/11 Owens Introduces Bill to Repeal 1099 Reporting Requirement from Health Reform Law 12/10/10 Owens Votes to Protect Medicare and TRICARE 12/01/10 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senator; To The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, United States Senator 9/30/10 Owens Votes to Support 9/11 Responders through Health Benefits 9/22/10 Owens Announces Key Patient Rights to Take Effect Tomorrow 6/30/10 Owens Urges Upstate Employers to Apply for New Health Insurance Benefit 5/20/10 Owens Outlines Health Reform Tax Credits for Upstate Small Businesses 4/22/10 Owens Votes For Vets, Expands Benefits For American Soldiers 4/22/10 AARP Sees Health Care Reform As Vital 3/25/10 Dispelling Myths About Real Health Care Reform 3/24/10 Health Care Reform 3/23/10 Owens Announces Key Health Care Provisions To Take Effect Immediately 3/21/10 Ogdensburg Journal - Dr. Agarwal Defends Health Care Bill 3/20/10 Statement Of Rep. Owens On Health Care Reform 3/07/10 Letter To The Honorable Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; The Honorable Todd Tiahrt, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies 2/24/10 Owens Votes To End Health Insurance Price Fixing 2/24/10 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4626, Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act 10/29/09 Talking Points Memo - Three Candidates Debate In NY-23: A Moderate Democrat Versus Two Republicans 9/10/09 Bill Owens Issues Statement On President Obama's Remarks On Healthcare 1/01/14 Issue Position: Health Care 1/01/12 Issue Position: Health Care 1/01/11 Issue Position: Health Care 1/01/10 Issue Position: Health Care