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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10/04/11 Owens Disappointed with House Leadership for Unwillingness to Address China Legislation 9/27/11 Letter to Chairman Genachowski 9/21/11 Tonko, Hinchey, Owens: Republican Disaster Aid Bill is a Slap in the Face to Those Devastated by Flooding 9/15/11 Letter to Ruth Goldway, Chairwoman, Postal Regulatory Commission 9/15/11 Letter to European Heads of State 9/14/11 Jobs in America 8/31/11 Watertown Daily TImes - Owens Criticizes Booting of NY Attorney General from Committee 8/30/11 Letter to Attorney General Miller 8/16/11 Congressman Owens Announces USDA Disaster Designation for Upstate Farmers 8/01/11 Statement on Deficit Reduction Compromise 7/20/11 Owens Letter to Small Business Leaders in Upstate New York 7/19/11 Owens Votes Against So-Called "Cut, Cap, and Balance" Act 7/18/11 Owens Announces Health Care Funding for Upstate New York 7/15/11 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 7/13/11 Gibson, Reed Lead Effort to Help New York Farmers 7/12/11 Glen Falls Post Star - Officials Explore Other Opportunities for Flood Damage Funds 7/12/11 Owens Wants Action on Job Creation 7/11/11 Owens Responds to More Than 18,000 Constituent Concerns, Secures $730,688.71 for Upstate New Yorkers So Far in 2011 7/08/11 Kildee Leads 27 House Members in Call to Obama to Include Worker Protections in Free Trade Agreements 7/05/11 Owens Announces Aircraft Donation to PAI 6/28/11 Letter to Army Secretary John McHugh 6/24/11 Owens Supports Patent Reform, Job Creation 6/23/11 Owens Applauds Release of Strategic Petroleum Reserve by Administration 6/16/11 Owens, Gibson Fight to Expand Broadband Access to Upstate New York 6/14/11 Hanna, Hinchey Honor Fallen Federal Employees on Flag Day 6/14/11 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 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 Letter to the Leaders of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 5/19/11 Bipartisan Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Honor Children of Fallen Service Members 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 5/18/11 Bipartisan Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Honor Children of Fallen Servicemembers 5/04/11 Letter to Chairmen Lucas and Conaway 5/04/11 Owens Introduces Legislation Honoring U.S. Forces Who Led Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden 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 Issues Statement on Dairy Exemption from EPA Oil Spill Rule 4/12/11 Owens Introduces Bill to Streamline, Improve Vets Benefits 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