Representative William 'Bill' Owens's Public Statements

Biographical

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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2/06/14 Owens Secured Nearly $3 Million for Constituents in 2013 1/29/14 House Passes Five-Year, Bipartisan Farm Bill with Owens' Support 1/15/14 House Passes Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act with Owens' Support 12/12/13 Owens Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Budget Compromise 12/05/13 Bipartisan Support for Extension of Energy Efficiency Initiative 11/06/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding 10/16/13 Representative Owens Statement on the House Vote to Open the Government and Prevent a Default 10/15/13 Owens Statement on Bipartisan Progress in the Senate 10/05/13 Owens Statement on Pentagon's Decision to Recall Most Furloughed DOD Employees 9/27/13 Owens Statement on Senate Passage of a Stopgap Spending Bill 8/06/13 Owens Statement on Defense Department's Decision to Reduce Furlough Days 7/18/13 Owens and More than 80 Democratic and Republican Members of No Labels' Congressional Problem Solvers Unveil Bipartisan Legislation to "Make Government Work' 6/05/13 Rep. Bill Owens Introduces Bipartisan "Spending Reduction Act" 4/30/13 Owens Seeks Constituent Input on Federal Spending Cuts, Mandate Relief 4/25/13 Owens Returns Portion of 2012 Office Budget 3/08/13 Six-Day Delivery Included in Continuing Resolution 1/23/13 Owens: Time to Get to Work 1/08/13 Owens: Help for Small Businesses in Fiscal Cliff Deal 8/01/12 Owens Reaffirms Support for Middle Class Tax Cuts; Opposes Allowing Estate Tax Rate to Skyrocket while Exemption Level Drops 5/11/12 Owens, Harper Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Outdated Requirements for Auto Dealers 3/27/12 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense 3/27/12 Plattsburgh Press-Republican - Owens to Turn Back $95,000 in Office Budget 3/23/12 Owens Returns Portion of 2011 Office Budget to Pay Down Deficit 3/20/12 Owens, Northern Border Regional Commission Announce Funding Opportunities 2/29/12 Hanna, Owens Renew Call to Eliminate Government Waste 1/19/12 Owens Introduces Bill to Bolster Small Business 12/17/11 Owens Votes for Additional Spending Reductions for 2012, Urges Continued Compromise 12/07/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer 11/02/11 Owens Calls for Super Committee to "Go Big" on Deficit Reduction 11/02/11 Letter to Congressman Hensarling, Senator Murray, and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/06/11 Letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 8/01/11 Statement on Deficit Reduction Compromise 7/19/11 Owens Votes Against So-Called "Cut, Cap, and Balance" Act 7/11/11 Owens Responds to More Than 18,000 Constituent Concerns, Secures $730,688.71 for Upstate New Yorkers So Far in 2011 6/24/11 Owens Supports Patent Reform, Job Creation 6/01/11 Owens Votes Against Debt Hike 4/15/11 Owens Releases Statement on House Republican Passage of Ryan Budget 4/14/11 Owens Votes for Spending Cuts, Urges Further Compromise 4/12/11 Owens Issues Statement on Dairy Exemption from EPA Oil Spill Rule 4/09/11 Owens Issues Statement on Budget Compromise 4/08/11 Owens Fights for Troop Pay During Shutdown 4/07/11 Owens Renews Call for Compromise, "Shared Pain" in Remaining FY11 Spending Cuts 4/01/11 Government Shutdown Prevention Act OF 2011 3/30/11 Letter to the Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, House of Representatives 3/15/11 Owens Returns More Than 15 Percent of 2010 Office Budget 2/16/11 Blumenauer, House Dems Fight Cuts to Public Broadcasting 2/07/11 Owens Named to Small Business Committee 1/06/11 Owens Votes to Cut House Budget 1/05/11 Owens Sworn into 112th Congress, Continues 'War on Debt'