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Bill Owens' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
April 3, 2014 Owens Announces Customs and Border Protection Increases at New York Crossings
March 31, 2014 Owens Announces Increase in Customs and Border Protection Officers at New York Ports of Entry
Jan. 25, 2014 Rep. Owens Wins Concessions from Customs and Border Protection on Staffing Levels
Oct. 29, 2013 Representative Owens Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sand
Sept. 17, 2013 Letter to Acting Commissioner Thomas Winkowski, US Customs and Border Protection - Concerns About Plans to Cut Northern Border Security Resources
Aug. 28, 2013 Owens Statement on Two Year Anniversary of Hurricane Irene
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 1, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Major Disaster Declaration
June 13, 2013 Rep. Bill Owens Highlights Job Creation Opportunities at Canadian American Business Council
June 6, 2013 Owens' Amendment to Stop "Border Fee" Moves Forward on House Floor
May 22, 2013 Owens Applauds House Opposition to BRAC
May 22, 2013 WWNYtv.com - Owens: Bright economic future for U.S., Canada
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 22, 2013 Owens Border Fee Amendment Passed in Appropriations Committee
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Sept. 25, 2012 Congressman Bill Owens Supports Disaster Relief Legislation
Sept. 19, 2012 Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012
Aug. 2, 2012 Owens Votes to Impose Sanctions on Iran
June 19, 2012 Owens Applauds Canadian Inclusion into Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 7, 2012 Owens Applauds Progress on Northern Border Strategy
March 29, 2012 Owens Statement on IJC Water Level Study
March 29, 2012 Owens Statement on IJC Water Level Study
Nov. 29, 2011 Owens Introduces Bill to Waive Fees for Disaster Victims
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Rogers and Kingston and Ranking Members Dicks and Farr
Aug. 16, 2011 Congressman Owens Announces USDA Disaster Designation for Upstate Farmers
July 12, 2011 Glen Falls Post Star - Officials Explore Other Opportunities for Flood Damage Funds
May 27, 2011 Defense Bill Passes with Owens Support
May 4, 2011 Owens Introduces Legislation Honoring U.S. Forces Who Led Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden
May 2, 2011 Owens Releases Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
April 28, 2011 Owens Announces Construction Will Resume At Churubusco
April 21, 2011 Rehberg To Homeland Security: Don't Forget 5,525 Mile Border With Canada
March 10, 2011 House Dems Introduce New Oil Reserve Legislation
Aug. 3, 2010 Owens Announces Application Process for Economic Development Grants
May 25, 2010 National Security Strategy
April 26, 2010 Owens Presses Appropriations Committee For Border Security Funding
Oct. 29, 2009 Syracuse.com - Candidates For 23rd Congressional Seat Agree They Won't Be Swayed By Money
Oct. 29, 2009 Talking Points Memo - Three Candidates Debate In NY-23: A Moderate Democrat Versus Two Republicans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: War on Terror
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: War on Terror
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Fort Drum
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