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Bill Owens' Public Statements

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: Social Security
Jan. 29, 2014 House Passes Five-Year, Bipartisan Farm Bill with Owens' Support
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Nov. 22, 2013 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
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 11, 2013 Owens Opposes Split Farm Bill, Repeal of Permanent Law
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
June 28, 2012 Owens Statement on Supreme Court Health Care Ruling
Feb. 9, 2012 Owens Statement Urging Payroll Tax Cut Compromise
Oct. 19, 2011 Owens Statement on Social Security COLA Increase
July 19, 2011 Owens Votes Against So-Called "Cut, Cap, and Balance" Act
April 14, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Dec. 10, 2010 Owens Votes to Protect Medicare and TRICARE
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States of America - Social Security
July 22, 2010 Statement from Rep. Owens on Today's Extension of Unemployment Insurance
July 20, 2010 Strengthen the Social Security Program for Future Generations
May 28, 2010 Owens Votes to Stop Tax Breaks for Outsourcers
April 16, 2010 Owens Applauds Extension Of Unemployment Benefits
March 31, 2010 Owens' Statement On Senate Failure To Extend Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Security
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