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Bill Owens' Public Statements

Full Name: William 'Bill' Owens
Office: U.S. House (NY) - 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
Date Title
Watertown Daily Times - Owens Criticizes Booting of NY Attorney General from Committee
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Second Amendment
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
Aug. 13, 2014 Owens Receives 2014 Distinguished Health Advocate Award
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules
Aug. 5, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces Local Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Patrol Vessels to Enhance Safe Boating
July 31, 2014 U.S. Chamber Recognizes Owens with "Spirit of Enterprise" Award
July 30, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Agreemet to Reform Department of Veterans Affairs
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 29, 2014 Owens Praises Appointment of VA Secretary Robert Mcdonald
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 23, 2014 Owens Applauds DOT Progress on Rail Safety Standards
July 16, 2014 House Approves $105M to Upgrade Alexandria Bay Border Facility
July 15, 2014 Owens Votes to Replenish Highway Trust Fund
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
July 10, 2014 Owens Votes to Streamline, Improve U.S. Job Training Programs
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Increase VA Hiring Preference for Veterans
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Owens Applauds IKEA Decision to Raise Employee Wages
June 23, 2014 Owens Opposes Incoming House Majority Leader McCarthy Plan to Cut Ex-Im Bank Export Services
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 16, 2014 Owens Praises Starbucks Plan to Offer Free College Education to Employees
June 10, 2014 House Passes Bill to Expand Veterans' Access to Community Hospitals
June 10, 2014 Owens Attends Canada-U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Group Annual Meeting Representing U.S. Congress
June 6, 2014 Owens Responds to VA Reform Deal Announced By Senate
June 5, 2014 JCEO of Clinton and Franklin Counties Head Start Program Awarded $1.5M in HHS Grant Funding
May 30, 2014 Owens Votes to Increase Funding for National Security, Law Enforcement
May 22, 2014 Owens Announces SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
May 22, 2014 Owens Responds to Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
May 22, 2014 Owens Announces $2.5M in FAA Grants to Improve Regional Airport Infrastructure
May 21, 2014 Owens Votes to Streamline Great Lakes Ports, Study Economic Impact of Invasive Species
May 20, 2014 Owens Applauds DOJ Grand Jury Indictments of Chinese Hackers
May 13, 2014 Owens praises entrepreneurs for Small Business Week 2014
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Owens Calls for Permanent Research & Development Tax Credit with Budget Offsets
May 8, 2014 Owen Applauds DOT Call for Safer Rail Transportation of Crude Oil
May 7, 2014 Owens Calls on VA to Review Incidents, Expand Veterans Access to Community Hospitals
May 2, 2014 Owens Renews Call for Congress to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline Project
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