Representative William 'Bill' Owens's Public Statements


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: Social Security 1/29/14 House Passes Five-Year, Bipartisan Farm Bill with Owens' Support 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/05/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants 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 10/02/13 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors 8/13/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding 7/11/13 Owens Opposes Split Farm Bill, Repeal of Permanent Law 3/15/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter 6/28/12 Owens Statement on Supreme Court Health Care Ruling 2/09/12 Owens Statement Urging Payroll Tax Cut Compromise 10/19/11 Owens Statement on Social Security COLA Increase 7/19/11 Owens Votes Against So-Called "Cut, Cap, and Balance" Act 4/14/11 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 12/10/10 Owens Votes to Protect Medicare and TRICARE 10/15/10 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security 7/22/10 Statement from Rep. Owens on Today's Extension of Unemployment Insurance 7/20/10 Strengthen the Social Security Program for Future Generations 5/28/10 Owens Votes to Stop Tax Breaks for Outsourcers 4/16/10 Owens Applauds Extension Of Unemployment Benefits 3/31/10 Owens' Statement On Senate Failure To Extend Unemployment Insurance 1/01/12 Issue Position: Social Security