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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5/21/14 Owens Votes to Streamline Great Lakes Ports, Study Economic Impact of Invasive Species 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 5/08/14 Owen Applauds DOT Call for Safer Rail Transportation of Crude Oil 5/08/14 Owens Calls for Permanent Research & Development Tax Credit with Budget Offsets 5/07/14 Owens Calls on VA to Review Incidents, Expand Veterans Access to Community Hospitals 5/02/14 Owens Renews Call for Congress to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline Project 4/18/14 Owens Calls on USDA to Assist North Country Counties Affected by Floods 4/15/14 NNY Business - Grow Business with Viable Resource 4/11/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer 4/04/14 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding 4/04/14 Owens Leads Capitol Hill Discussion on Jobs, Economic Benefits of Improving Border Services at U.S. Ports of Entry 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/03/14 Owens Announces Customs and Border Protection Increases at New York Crossings 4/02/14 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound 3/31/14 Owens Announces Increase in Customs and Border Protection Officers at New York Ports of Entry 3/28/14 Owens Calls for Renewed Support of Local Businesses 3/28/14 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative 3/14/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion 3/13/14 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to extend Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/04/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse 2/25/14 Gillibrand-Owens Effort to Boost Apple Exports, Help Growers Cut Cost Successfully Implemented 2/19/14 Owens Statement on the Army's Notice of Intent to Award ReEnergy with Biomass Contract 2/14/14 Owens Announces $7,171,000 in Funding for Hi-Lite Airfield Services 2/13/14 Owens Applauds Newly Proposed 2014 Canadian Budget 2/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage 2/10/14 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Help Small Business Manufacturers 2/10/14 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System 2/06/14 Owens Secured Nearly $3 Million for Constituents in 2013 2/04/14 Owens Announces Nearly $1 Million in Rural Infrastructure Grants 1/31/14 Owens Statement on President Obama's Remarks Concerning Manufacturing Jobs, Skills Training 1/30/14 Owens Co-Sponsoring Canadian Tourism Legislation 1/29/14 House Passes Five-Year, Bipartisan Farm Bill with Owens' Support 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 1/15/14 House Passes Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act with Owens' Support 1/13/14 Cramer, Owens Push Federal Government to Increase Rail Transportation Safety Efforts 1/09/14 Representative Owens' Statement Concerning Proposed Study of North Country Transportation Enhancements 12/19/13 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA - Feds Should Delay Surprise Dairy Farm Inspections 12/12/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program 12/12/13 Owens Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Budget Compromise 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/10/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools 12/09/13 After Push from Schumer & Owens, Feds Approve North American Tapes' Foreign Trade Zone Application 12/05/13 Bipartisan Support for Extension of Energy Efficiency Initiative 12/05/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants 12/03/13 Owens Launches Women's Advisory Committee, Co-Sponsors Equal Rights Amendment