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Bill Owens taking questions

By Lombardo David
Thursday, August 1, 2013

U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, D-Plattsburgh, is holding a telephone town hall tonight.

Constituents won't have to travel across the 16,000 square miles of the district to reach their representative, with Owens accessible with a telephone call. A random sample of residents in the district will be invited to ask a question, but constituents can request to ask a question by emailing, calling 202-225-4611 or visiting

The event will occur from 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.

“The best way to represent my constituents in Congress is to hear directly from them about the issues they feel are important,” Owens said in a statement. “Telephone town halls are as informative for me as they are for participants and I encourage all who can participate to join me on the call. I am looking forward to the discussion.”

The evening will also include an update from Owens on the Farm Bill, immigration reform and sequestration.

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