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: Economy 6/23/14 Owens Opposes Incoming House Majority Leader McCarthy Plan to Cut Ex-Im Bank Export Services 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/10/14 Owens Attends Canada-U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Group Annual Meeting Representing U.S. Congress 5/20/14 Owens Applauds DOJ Grand Jury Indictments of Chinese Hackers 5/13/14 Owens praises entrepreneurs for Small Business Week 2014 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 4/15/14 NNY Business - Grow Business with Viable Resource 4/04/14 Owens Leads Capitol Hill Discussion on Jobs, Economic Benefits of Improving Border Services at U.S. Ports of Entry 4/03/14 Owens Announces Customs and Border Protection Increases at New York Crossings 3/31/14 Owens Announces Increase in Customs and Border Protection Officers at New York Ports of Entry 3/13/14 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to extend Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) 2/25/14 Gillibrand-Owens Effort to Boost Apple Exports, Help Growers Cut Cost Successfully Implemented 2/13/14 Owens Applauds Newly Proposed 2014 Canadian Budget 1/25/14 Rep. Owens Wins Concessions from Customs and Border Protection on Staffing Levels 1/24/14 Letter to House and Senate Committees on Agriculture - Protect Against Agriculture Tariffs 12/09/13 After Push from Schumer & Owens, Feds Approve North American Tapes' Foreign Trade Zone Application 11/15/13 Owens Chairs Northern Border Caucus Discussion on Commonsense Regulatory Reforms, Enhancements to U.S.-Canada Trade Relationship 11/13/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership 10/09/13 Owens Addresses Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance Conference 9/25/13 Letter to Irving Williamson, Chair, International Trade Commission - Protect Plywood Industry from Unfair Chinese Imports 8/13/13 Your News Now - Owens Pushing Chinese Production Issues 6/19/13 Owens Touts "Beyond the Border" Action Plan in Canada-United States Law Journal 6/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations 3/13/13 Owens Joins Effort to Raise De Minimis Threshold 3/11/13 Letter to Ambassador of U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Secretary of U.S. Department of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack - Roadblocks for Dairy Sector 2/13/13 Owens, Cramer Reintroduce House Northern Border Caucus 11/29/12 Owens Responds to Treasury Department Report on China Currency 10/02/12 Owens: New York Dairy, Poultry Must Be Considered in Canada Trade Talks 8/14/12 Owens Urges Trade Rep to Level Playing Field for NY Wineries 6/27/12 Owens Cosponsors Bill to Fight Chinese Evasion of Trade Laws 6/19/12 Owens Applauds Canadian Inclusion into Trans-Pacific Partnership 3/14/12 Owens Applauds U.S. Challenge to Unfair Chinese Export Practices 3/06/12 Legislation Levels Playing Field Against China, Passes House 2/02/12 Owens Continues Fight Against China's Unfair Trade Practices 1/11/12 Ogdensburg Journal - Owens Speaks out Against Obama's Import Regulations 10/12/11 Owens Demands Action on Jobs, China Currency Manipulation 10/04/11 Owens Disappointed with House Leadership for Unwillingness to Address China Legislation 7/12/11 Owens Wants Action on Job Creation 7/08/11 Kildee Leads 27 House Members in Call to Obama to Include Worker Protections in Free Trade Agreements 2/01/11 Owens, Rehberg to Co-Chair Bipartisan House Northern Border Caucus 1/19/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - China Unfair Trade Practices 9/29/10 Owens Votes to Grow Jobs, End Currency Manipulation by Foreign Countries 9/28/10 Letter to The President 8/10/10 Letter to The Honorable Masayuki Naoshima, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan 7/21/10 Owens Votes to Bolster Upstate Manufacturing Jobs 5/26/10 Owens Proposes Plan to Increase Trade Across Northern Border 1/01/14 Issue Position: Trade