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New York News
12:59 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Owens Discusses Retirement Decision

Congressman Bill Owens
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NY 21st District Congressman Bill Owens announced last week that he would retire after five years in the House of Representatives. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke to the North Country’s representative about his future plans.

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New York News
1:00 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

21st District Scrutinized As Incumbent Withdraws

New York's 21st Congressional District

The abrupt announcement Tuesday that Congressman Bill Owens will retire from his seat in Congress means the sprawling 21st district is an open race.

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North Country News
12:55 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Representative Bill Owens Discusses Congressional Session

Congressman Bill Owens
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The 113th Congress has returned to work following a holiday recess and several issues are expected to dominate the agenda. Before he left for Washington, New York’s 21st District Representative Democrat Bill Owens discussed some of the key issues representatives must address. 

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New York News
7:45 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Congressman Says Medical Marijuana Plan Makes Sense

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North Country Congressman Democrat Bill Owens says he has no objection to Governor Cuomo’s plan to allow some hospitals in New York to dispense medical marijuana. 

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Owens Town Hall Focuses On New York State Health Exchange

Congressman Bill Owens
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New York Congressman Bill Owens of the 21st District held a telephone town hall Thursday evening focused on one issue: the Affordable Care Act. 

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Congressional Reaction to Shutdown-Default Deal

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Reaction from congressional representatives in Vermont and northern New York to the agreement ending the government shutdown and avoiding default came quickly on Wednesday.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Democratic Congressman Discusses Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown is garnering fierce criticism from Democrats, including Congressman Bill Owens. The Democrat from New York’s 21st district held a conference call with reporters from the region Tuesday afternoon to talk about the potential repercussions.

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New York News
4:30 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Congressman Tours School

Congressman Bill Owens

Congressman Bill Owens went back to school this week. He toured Plattsburgh High School Tuesday to assess various programs and see the effects of budget cuts.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Officials Miffed Over Border Plans

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Officials in Clinton County are chastising plans by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials to reduce staffing on the northern border.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Congressional Representatives Hold Telephone Town Halls

Congressman Bill Owens (left), Congressman Peter Welch (right)

Vermont Congressman Peter Welch and upstate New York Congressman Bill Owens, both Democrats, held telephone town halls with their constituents Monday evening.

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