Congressman Bill Owens

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    What happens to a Congressperson’s perspective once reelection is off the table?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the answer to that question.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    The Pentagon has recommended broad cutbacks.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Bill Owens discusses the changing military with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    Congressman Bill Owens of New York will leave the House at the end of the year. In today’s Congressional Corner, Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he does not regret his decision to retire.

Hudson Valley News
3:44 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

NY Congressional Reps Want Stronger Oversight Of Crude Oil Transport

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Three congressional representatives from New York are calling on the federal government to strengthen oversight of crude oil transport. They say the rapid escalation of train transport of crude oil throughout their districts has prompted concern.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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  Congressman Bill Owens of New York has survived three close elections.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his decision to retire from the House doesn’t mean he’s afraid of a fourth.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    A Farm Bill compromise is finally in sight.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that compromise can leave both sides somewhat unhappy. The two spoke Tuesday, one day before the House passed the Farm Bill.

New England News
8:30 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Border Fee Study Blocked

U.S. Canadian border at Champlain, NY
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Two of the region’s Congressional representatives say a proposed land border fee proposal has been defeated.

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New York News
5:51 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Saratoga County GOP Endorses Congressional Candidate For 20th District

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The Saratoga County Republican Party has selected a candidate to run for Congress in New York’s 20th District, where a longtime Capital District political figure cruised to reelection two years ago.

Recently, Jim Fischer was selected by the Saratoga County Republican Committee as the endorsed candidate to run in the Congressional race in the 20th District, a seat currently held by three-term Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko.

The 20th district was redrawn in 2012. Tonko, a former state Assemblyman, previously represented New York’s former 21st district.

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New York News
8:30 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

North Country Surprised Owens Will Not Seek Re-Election

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New York 21st District Congressman Democrat Bill Owens announced today that he will not seek re-election.

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North Country News
8:00 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Owens Explains Decision To Retire From U.S. House

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New York Congressman Bill Owens announced this afternoon that he will not run for re-election.  WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley joined a conference call as the Democrat explained his decision.

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