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  1. Stefanik: Senate Democrats to blame for blocking Department of Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has joined several of her Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives in blaming Senate Democrats for the brinksmanship that's blocking the funding of the Department of Homeland Security. Democrats have blocked efforts to bring a bill to the Senate floor that would undo President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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  2. Stefanik: Senate Democrats to blame for blocking Department of Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has joined several of her Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives in blaming Senate Democrats for the brinksmanship that's blocking the funding of the Department of Homeland Security. Democrats have blocked efforts to bring a bill to the Senate floor that would undo President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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  3. Not a slick move: Obama vows to veto Keystone pipeline bill passed by CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    The support of U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, on this issue was most welcome. She previously endorsed the pipeline, and her congressional chamber approved a final version of the bill Wednesday by a vote of 270-152.

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  4. Stefanik meets with Alcoa officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik had an introductory meeting with officials from Alcoa last week and, like her predecessor, former Rep. William L. Owens, she joined the members of the Congressional Aluminum Caucus. “Alcoa also provided an update on the modernization site and the plant in Massena,” said Ms.

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  5. Former Dem lawmaker joins McKenna LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Hill

    Recently retired Rep. Bill Owens will be joining McKenna Long & Aldridge as a senior strategic advisor based in its Washington office, the firm announced on Monday. Although based in Washington, Owens will also serve in the federal and state and local government affairs practices in its New York offices.

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  6. Former Rep. William L. Owens takes job with D.C. law firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Former Rep. William L. Owens has taken a job with a law firm in Washington, D.C. that specializes in international law and consulting. He will work in the firm's public policy and regulatory affairs practice advising Canadian and U.S. companies on cross-border commerce, according to a news release.

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  7. Facebook COO's influence on new member of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | CBS News

    New York Republican Elise Stefanik, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress , may have gone to college with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, but it's Facebook's COO, Sheryl Sandberg, whom she cites as a major influence on her decision to run for office. Stefanik praised Sandberg's best-selling book, "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," and said she hopes her own example inspires more women to "step up to the plate" to run for office, as she prepares to be sworn into office on Tuesday.

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  8. Womensa group has high hopes for Stefanik incumbencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    When U.S. Rep.-elect Elise M. Stefanik takes office today, the 30-year-old Willsboro Republican will be the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress. It also will be a day of celebration that is just the beginning of nurturing Ms.

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  9. Owens: Democrats need moderate to win back seat in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    To win back the 21st Congressional District seat in 2016, Democrats need a candidate with a demonstrated record of bipartisanship who can convince voters he or she is a moderate, said U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh. “I think the Democrat needs to talk about being bipartisan and has to demonstrate that they have a history of that - that's it's not just conversation,” said Mr. Owens, who is retiring at the end the year and did not seek re-election.

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  10. Owens reflects on years serving Northern New York in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, who is retiring at the end of the year, was first elected in a special election in 2009, and re-elected in 2010, in what was then the 23rd Congressional District. He was re-elected in 2012 in the new 21st Congressional District, which stretches from Lake Ontario to Vermont along a broad swath of Northern New York.

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  11. Bipartisanship Key To 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    To win back the 21st Congressional District seat in 2016, Democrats need a candidate with a demonstrated record of bipartisanship that can convince voters he or she is a moderate, said U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh. “I think the Democrat needs to talk about being bipartisan and has to demonstrate that they have a history of that, that's it's not just conversation,” said Mr. Owens, who is retiring at the end the year and did not seek re-election.

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  12. N.Y. receives nearly $100 million to support health care improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    As New York looks to improve its health care offerings, it will receive $99.9 million from the federal government to support the State Health Innovation Plan. Among the goals for the funding, according to a news release from the state, is to improve access to primary, longterm and specialty care, link physicians and community-based resources, increase transparency for patients and improve value for patient care.

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  13. Local fishing charter owner seeks help in lifting fishing ban at power damRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The owner of a local fishing charter company is seeking the assistance of the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce to help lift a ban on fishing near the base of the New York Power Authority dam. Donald J. Lucas of Muskie Magic Charters Inc. said he has been told that the area is off limits to all anglers and he has maintained his distance after receiving threats of a fine, jail time and confiscation of his boat.

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  14. Congressman Owens: turning page to a new chapterRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | North Country Now

    As I turn the page to a new chapter, I want to express my appreciation to all of you for allowing me to serve as your Congressman. I have often said that our district is made up of Rockefeller Republicans and Reagan Democrats, and I have done my best to bring your reasonableness and moderate approach to Washington.

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  15. NY receives nearly $100 million to support healthcare improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    As New York looks to improve its healthcare offerings, it received $99.9 million from the federal government to support the State Health Innovation Plan. Among the goals for the funding, according to a news release from the state, is to improve access to primary, long-term and specialty care, link physicians and community-based resources, increase transparency for patients and improve value for patient care.

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  16. Owens nominates four local students for service academiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    WASHINGTON – Two students from Massena, one from Waddington and one from Canton have been nominated to attend a U.S. service academy. Rep. William Owens announced Monday that they were among 17 students from Northern New York who had been nominated to attend one of the academies.

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  17. Rep.-elect Stefanik talks immigration, Fort Drum, transition plans in Watertown visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep.-elect Elise M. Stefanik predicted movement on immigration reform as it pertains to agriculture during Monday's visit to Watertown. “Despite the broader issues of national immigration reform, the H2A visa and H2B visa, three-to-five-year dairy program is a common-sense measure that should be immediately tackled,” Ms.

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  18. Not quite a mandate: Addie J. Russell earns a narrow win to retain Assembly seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Addie J. Russell retained her state Assembly seat by winning 96 more votes than John L. Byrne III, who conceded Monday after it became clear that absentee ballots would not provide him enough support to take the position away from the incumbent. The court proceedings ended as Ms.

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  19. Money remains for Fort Drum hangar project in developing defense billRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    A $27 million hangar project for Fort Drum's fleet of Gray Eagle drones remains in the $585 billion defense bill agreed to this week by Senate and House lawmakers. The provision received support from north country legislators, with U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, calling it an important development for the post.

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  20. Purchase College Gives the Gift of Music this Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Purchase College Conservatory of Music will be presenting a special gift to the community this holiday season: a dozen musical concerts from classical and contemporary to Latin jazz and soul. The concerts begin December 1 and culminate in a performance by the Purchase Symphony Orchestra and Purchase College Chorus on December 12. "The Purchase College Conservatory of Music is an incredible resource for the community, with an abundance of talent and depth," says Graham Ashton, director of the Conservatory.

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