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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
June 5, 2013 Rep. Bill Owens Introduces Bipartisan "Spending Reduction Act"
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 Statement on H.R. 1919, The Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 22, 2013 Owens Applauds House Opposition to BRAC
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 22, 2013 WWNYtv.com - Owens: Bright economic future for U.S., Canada
May 22, 2013 Owens Border Fee Amendment Passed in Appropriations Committee
May 16, 2013 Owens-Backed Legislation Moves Forward with Farm Bill
May 14, 2013 Syracuse.com - Reps. Dan Maffei, Bill Owens Condemn IRS for Targeting Tea Party Groups
May 14, 2013 Owens: IRS Targeting "Unacceptable"
May 9, 2013 Owens Announces Agricultural Advisory Committee
May 7, 2013 Owens Applauds Senator Leahy's Border Fee Amendment
April 30, 2013 Owens Seeks Constituent Input on Federal Spending Cuts, Mandate Relief
April 29, 2013 Congressmen, Local Chambers Team Up to Talk Small Business Issues at Skidmore College
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
April 25, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Abandon Cross-Border Fee Proposal
April 25, 2013 Owens Returns Portion of 2012 Office Budget
April 24, 2013 Owens, Cramer Tout "North American Century" at Northern Border Caucus Event
April 23, 2013 Owens Introduces "Cody Miller Initiative for Safer Prescriptions Act"
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services - Technical Education Act
April 22, 2013 Owens: No New Border Fees
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 18, 2013 Owens Applauds Ag-Worker Inclusion in Senate Immigration Bill
April 18, 2013 Owens Applauds Ag-Worker Inclusion in Senate Immigration Bill
April 17, 2013 U.S. Chamber: Owens "Strong Voice" for Job Creation
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
April 10, 2013 WPTZ - NY, Vt. Reps to Push for Dairy Farm Worker Visas
April 9, 2013 With Congress Set to Debate Immigration Reform, Congressmen Welch, Owens, Hanna Introduce Bill to Help Dairy Farmers Secure a Stable Workforce
April 1, 2013 Owens Statement on Alcoa Modernization Announcement
March 27, 2013 Owens Applauds Reinstatement of Troop Tuition Assistance
March 22, 2013 Owens Pushes Legislation to Assist New York Farmers
March 21, 2013 Owens, Courtney, Hanna Introduce Farm Credit Legislation
March 21, 2013 Hanna, Owens, Courtney Introduce Farm Credit Legislation
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 20, 2013 Owens Introduces Legislation to Improve Health Reform Law
March 20, 2013 Griffith Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill Protecting Lawful Transportation of Firearms
March 15, 2013 Owens, Gibson Reintroduce Legislation to Assist Rural Schools
March 15, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 45 Day Notice and Draft Call Letter
March 13, 2013 Owens Joins Effort to Raise De Minimis Threshold
March 11, 2013 Letter to Ambassador of U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Secretary of U.S. Department of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack - Roadblocks for Dairy Sector
March 8, 2013 Six-Day Delivery Included in Continuing Resolution
March 6, 2013 Owens Reaches Across Aisle to Prevent Government Shutdown
March 5, 2013 Owens: Let's Maintain Focus on Northern Border Communities
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 28, 2013 Owens Joins House Small Business Caucus
Feb. 26, 2013 Owens Introduces Legislation to Reduce Taxes, Raise Wages
Feb. 21, 2013 National Journal: "Believe it or Not, There Are Moderates in Congress"
Feb. 13, 2013 Owens, Cramer Reintroduce House Northern Border Caucus
Feb. 12, 2013 Owens Calls for Bipartisan Solutions Following State of the Union Address
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