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POLL – OWENS AHEAD of DOHENY

Owens Leads Matt Doheny in NY-21 Poll The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today released a new Anzalone Liszt Research poll that shows Bill Owens with a twelve point lead over Republican repeat challenger Millionaire Matt Doheny. Owens is earning 50 percent of the vote in a three-way race.   In the initial three-way head-to-head for New York’s…

OWENS – “CHINA NOT PLAYING FAIR”

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Owens renewed his call today for the House to pass legislation forcing China to play by the rules of fair trade to help the American private sector create jobs.  Owens’ call comes on the heels of a report by the Wall Street Journal this week that detailed the People’s Bank of…

OWENS highlights his agenda

Owens Votes Again to Reduce Federal Regulation  WASHINGTON– Congressman Bill Owens voted today in support of H.R. 4078, the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act. The legislation bans the promulgation of “midnight rules,” includes numerous provisions intended to reduce or streamline the federal regulatory process, requires cost-benefit analyses of new regulatory proposals,…

HOUSE CLEARS HARPER-OWENS DEREGULATION BILL

The US House of Representatives passes a bill which removes a federal mandate requiring the distribution of a booklet reporting motor vehicle insurance costs.  The bipartisan legislation, introduced byU.S.Representatives Gregg Harper ofMississippiand Congressman Bill Owens eliminates the mandatory printing of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) annual booklet entitled, “Relative Collision Insurance Cost Information.”…

AIRPORT FUNDING CONFIRMED

Senators Charles Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and CongressmanBill Owensannounce $868,060 in total funding for two North Country airports in Massena andSaranacLake. The grants, awarded by the FAA will be used to improve infrastructure at theAdirondackRegionalAirport, and theMassenaInternationalAirport. AUDIO – 072012 – Adirondack Regional Airport Funding from the FAA  Schumer says “This Federal Aviation Administration grant will…

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FARM BILL HEADS TO THE FULL HOUSE

WASHINGTON– The 2012 Farm Bill clears the House Agriculture Committee 35-11.  The legislation reauthorizes federal agriculture programs for five years..  Congressman Bill Owens serves on the committee and he says they were successful in including several provisions important toNew Yorkagriculture..  He continued by saying he is  pleased Republicans and Democrats were able to come together…