Representative William 'Bill' Owens's Public Statements

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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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Watertown Daily Times - Owens Criticizes Booting of NY Attorney General from Committee Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility Issue Position: Second Amendment Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Jobs Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Jobs Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Economy 7/16/14 House Approves $105M to Upgrade Alexandria Bay Border Facility 7/15/14 Owens Votes to Replenish Highway Trust Fund 7/15/14 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding 7/10/14 Owens Votes to Streamline, Improve U.S. Job Training Programs 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/09/14 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Increase VA Hiring Preference for Veterans 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/26/14 Owens Applauds IKEA Decision to Raise Employee Wages 6/23/14 Owens Opposes Incoming House Majority Leader McCarthy Plan to Cut Ex-Im Bank Export Services 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/16/14 Owens Praises Starbucks Plan to Offer Free College Education to Employees 6/10/14 Owens Attends Canada-U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Group Annual Meeting Representing U.S. Congress 6/10/14 House Passes Bill to Expand Veterans' Access to Community Hospitals 6/06/14 Owens Responds to VA Reform Deal Announced By Senate 6/05/14 JCEO of Clinton and Franklin Counties Head Start Program Awarded $1.5M in HHS Grant Funding 5/30/14 Owens Votes to Increase Funding for National Security, Law Enforcement 5/22/14 Owens Announces SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans 5/22/14 Owens Responds to Passage of National Defense Authorization Act 5/22/14 Owens Announces $2.5M in FAA Grants to Improve Regional Airport Infrastructure 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 Owens Calls for Permanent Research & Development Tax Credit with Budget Offsets 5/08/14 Owen Applauds DOT Call for Safer Rail Transportation of Crude Oil 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 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 4/04/14 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 4/03/14 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