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Schumer Gillibrand and Owens announce $8.6M in funding for major expansion at Plattsburgh International Airport
September 18, 2014
Today U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Bill Owens announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded Plattsburgh International Airport $8,616,132 to continue the large-scale expansion of the airport’s passenger terminal. “These federal funds will give Plattsburgh International Airport the money needed to construct a major expansion of their passenger terminal, which will pave the way for future investment and economic development in the ... More
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Owens announces $211K in HHS funding for North Country Family Health Center
September 18, 2014
Today Congressman Bill Owens announced that $211,106 in grant funding has been awarded to North Country Family Health Center, Inc. by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This funding will be used to increase access to comprehensive primary health care services for underserved populations in the service area. “High-quality healthcare access is critical for every community,” said Owens. “Improving that access supports healthy families, manageable costs, and economic productivity. Thi... More
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Owens announces $971K in Northern Border Regional Commission grants
September 17, 2014
Congressman Bill Owens announced today that five projects in New York’s 21st Congressional District will receive funds through the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC). “This funding supports a collection of worthy projects that contribute to the economic growth and stability of the region,” said Owens. “Improvements to basic infrastructure, access to healthcare, investments in renewable local energy sources and attractions that support recreational development are all smart investments th... More
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Owens votes to approve CR preventing government shutdown, supporting critical programs
September 17, 2014
The House of Representatives today voted to approve a Continuing Resolution (CR) to prevent a government shutdown and extend fiscal year 2014 funding levels through December 11th of this year. Congressman Bill Owens voted for the measure. “I am pleased that we were able to keep the government open and avoid another catastrophic shutdown but I am disappointed that we continue to rely on these temporary stopgap measures without broader budgetary compromise,” Owens said. “Some additional provisions... More
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Owens reacts to House vote to combat ISIS
September 17, 2014
The House of Representatives today voted to support the President’s plan to combat the terrorist group ISIS, including $500 million in funding for a program to train and arm vetted Syrian rebels. Congressman Bill Owens, who voted for the measure, responded with the following statement: “ISIS represents a barbarous and dangerous threat to the United States and the world and we must take swift decisive action to stop it,” said Owens. “Congress has a constitutional responsibility to define the scop... More
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