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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6/16/11 Owens, Gibson Fight to Expand Broadband Access to Upstate New York 6/14/11 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 6/14/11 Hanna, Hinchey Honor Fallen Federal Employees on Flag Day 6/11/11 Owens Calls for Rep. Weiner to Resign 6/02/11 Owens Works to Make Housing More Affordable for Military Families 6/01/11 Owens Votes Against Debt Hike 5/27/11 Defense Bill Passes with Owens Support 5/26/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 5/19/11 Bipartisan Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Honor Children of Fallen Service Members 5/19/11 Letter to the Leaders of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 5/18/11 Bipartisan Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Honor Children of Fallen Servicemembers 5/18/11 Schumer, Owens Announce North Country Chamber of Commerce Successful Initiative to Create EB-5 Regional Center; Plan Will Unleash Economic Potential of Region, Create Jobs 5/04/11 Owens Introduces Legislation Honoring U.S. Forces Who Led Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden 5/04/11 Letter to Chairmen Lucas and Conaway 5/02/11 Owens Releases Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden 4/28/11 Owens Announces Construction Will Resume At Churubusco 4/21/11 Rehberg To Homeland Security: Don't Forget 5,525 Mile Border With Canada 4/18/11 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army of Civil Works - Clean Water Act Program 4/15/11 Owens Releases Statement on House Republican Passage of Ryan Budget 4/14/11 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 4/14/11 Owens Votes for Spending Cuts, Urges Further Compromise 4/12/11 Owens Introduces Bill to Streamline, Improve Vets Benefits 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 4/07/11 Department of Defense and Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 4/06/11 Energy Tax Prevention Act Of 2011 4/01/11 Owens, Welch Introduce Bill to Boost Upstate Maple 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 Introduces Bill to Facilitate Broadband Expansion 3/15/11 Owens Returns More Than 15 Percent of 2010 Office Budget 3/11/11 Owens Cosponsors Legislation to Tap Oil Reserves to Stem Rising Gas Prices 3/10/11 Owens Reintroduces Bill to Extend Tax Relief for Heating Costs 3/10/11 House Dems Introduce New Oil Reserve Legislation 3/03/11 Courtney, Owens, Hanna Introduce Legislation to Expand Credit for Northeast Farmers 3/02/11 Congressmen Owens, Gibson Applaud Economic Development Grant Award 2/28/11 Owens Reintroduces Legislation to Increase Transparency in Congress 2/25/11 Owens Seeks Input from Upstate Small Businesses 2/18/11 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 2/16/11 Blumenauer, House Dems Fight Cuts to Public Broadcasting 2/14/11 American Public Broadcasting 2/11/11 Letter to Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency 2/10/11 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform 2/07/11 Owens Named to Small Business Committee 2/01/11 Owens, Rehberg to Co-Chair Bipartisan House Northern Border Caucus 1/26/11 Owens Named to Agriculture Subcommittees 1/26/11 Owens Introduces Bill to Repeal 1099 Reporting Requirement from Health Reform Law 1/25/11 Bipartisan Upstate Delegation Will Sit Together at State of the Union