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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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 Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 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 3/28/14 Owens Calls for Renewed Support of Local Businesses 3/14/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion 3/13/14 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to extend Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/04/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse 2/25/14 Gillibrand-Owens Effort to Boost Apple Exports, Help Growers Cut Cost Successfully Implemented 2/19/14 Owens Statement on the Army's Notice of Intent to Award ReEnergy with Biomass Contract 2/14/14 Owens Announces $7,171,000 in Funding for Hi-Lite Airfield Services 2/13/14 Owens Applauds Newly Proposed 2014 Canadian Budget 2/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage 2/10/14 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System 2/10/14 Owens Co-Sponsors Bill to Help Small Business Manufacturers 2/06/14 Owens Secured Nearly $3 Million for Constituents in 2013 2/04/14 Owens Announces Nearly $1 Million in Rural Infrastructure Grants 1/31/14 Owens Statement on President Obama's Remarks Concerning Manufacturing Jobs, Skills Training 1/30/14 Owens Co-Sponsoring Canadian Tourism Legislation 1/29/14 House Passes Five-Year, Bipartisan Farm Bill with Owens' Support 1/25/14 Rep. Owens Wins Concessions from Customs and Border Protection on Staffing Levels 1/24/14 Letter to House and Senate Committees on Agriculture - Protect Against Agriculture Tariffs 1/15/14 House Passes Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act with Owens' Support 1/13/14 Cramer, Owens Push Federal Government to Increase Rail Transportation Safety Efforts 1/09/14 Representative Owens' Statement Concerning Proposed Study of North Country Transportation Enhancements 12/19/13 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA - Feds Should Delay Surprise Dairy Farm Inspections 12/12/13 Owens Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Budget Compromise 12/12/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/10/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools 12/09/13 After Push from Schumer & Owens, Feds Approve North American Tapes' Foreign Trade Zone Application 12/05/13 Bipartisan Support for Extension of Energy Efficiency Initiative 12/05/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants 12/03/13 Owens Launches Women's Advisory Committee, Co-Sponsors Equal Rights Amendment 11/26/13 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act 11/25/13 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules 11/25/13 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform 11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 11/15/13 Owens Chairs Northern Border Caucus Discussion on Commonsense Regulatory Reforms, Enhancements to U.S.-Canada Trade Relationship 11/13/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership 11/06/13 Glen Falls Post Star - Canadian Tourism Good For Our Region 11/06/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding 10/30/13 Schumer, Gillibrand, Owens Announce $1,469,077 Grant for Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County Head Start 10/30/13 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate 10/29/13 Representative Owens Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sand