Owens Nominates Eaton’s Clark

(Town of Eaton, NY – Jan. 2013) Congressman Bill Owens announced Jan. 8 his nomination of 21 students to service academies. Alexander Clark, a senior at Morrisville-Eaton, received a nomination to The United States Military Academy at West Point.

A Member of Congress can nominate students to attend an academy if the students meet eligibility […]

Owens Congratulates Burton Street Elementary School on ‘National Blue Ribbon’ Recognition

(Washington, DC – Sept. 6, 2012) Today, the U. S. Secretary of Education will designate more than 300 public and private schools across the country as 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Congressman Bill Owens issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Burton Street Elementary School in Cazenovia is included in this designation.

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Health Law Requires Insurers to Use Plain Language in Describing Benefits, Coverage

(Feb. 15, 2012) Congressman Bill Owens praised the release of a new rule under the health care reform law that requires insurance companies to eliminate technical or confusing language from their marketing materials that make it difficult for consumers to compare plans or understand exactly what they are buying. The new forms, which will […]

Owens Announces USDA Disaster Designation for Madison County

 

Assistance to help local farmers affected by spring flooding

(Madison County, NY – Feb. 2012) Congressman Bill Owens announced that Madison County has been included in the list of areas eligible for benefits as the region continues to recover from damage caused by Tropical Storm Lee. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated […]

PAC 99 Schedule Jan. 22-28

Monday, January 23, 2012

2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.: Oneida Common Council Meeting of November 15

3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.: Town of Sullivan Board Meeting of November 15

3:23 p.m. and 8:23 p.m.: Oneida Rotary Club Meeting of November 15

3:45 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.: Madison County Board of Supervisors Meeting of November […]

Owens Introduces Bill to Bolster Small Business Contracts

(Washington, DC – Jan. 19, 2012) Congressman Bill Owens introduced legislation this week to ensure that federal agencies provide more work for small businesses, allowing them to hire and expand in New York. There is a congressionally mandated goal that 23 percent of all annual federal contracts are awarded to small businesses, but that […]

Owens Seeks High School Bands to Represent New York

National Independence Day Parade to feature area students

(Jan. 2012) Congressman Bill Owens announced that he is currently accepting nominations for up to five high school marching bands from New York’s 23rd Congressional District to perform in the National Independence Day Parade, sponsored by the National Parks Service.

“A trip to our nation’s capital is […]