Press Release ● Congress
For Immediate Release: 
January 14, 2014
Contact Info: 

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Congressman Bill Owens (NY-21) announced he will not seek reelection:

“Since coming to Congress in 2009, Bill Owens has served the people of New York’s North Country with distinction and made a lasting impact as an advocate for our veterans and military families, for rural communities, and for achieving a sustainable fiscal future.  Bill’s commitment to bipartisanship and finding commonsense solutions to our most pressing challenges have won him many friends on both sides of the aisle.  He will be greatly missed in the halls of Congress, and I wish Bill and his family well as he prepares to embark on the next phase of his career.”