Owens telephone town hall tonight

WASHINGTON – Rep. Bill Owens will hold a telephone town hall from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight in an ongoing effort to keep in touch with constituents across the more than 16,000 square miles of New York’s 21st Congressional District.

Owens will give an update on efforts in Congress to address sequestration, his support for an overhaul of the U.S. tax code and efforts to help create jobs across the region, in addition to questions from constituents on any topic.

“The most important thing I can do as a Member of Congress is stay in touch and listen to the thoughts and concerns of my constituents,” Owens said in a press release.

A random sample of residents in New York’s 21st Congressional District will receive an invitation by telephone to participate in the conference call on Wednesday. However, constituents of the 21st District can request an invitation in the follow ways:

-Email ny21townhall@mail.house.gov.

-Call Congressman’s Washington office at 202-225-4611.

-Fill out the form at owens.house.gov/Contact/TeletownHall.htm.

For those unable to participate, questions or concerns can be sent to Owens by calling any of his offices in New York or Washington, by visiting owens.house.gov, www.facebook.com/repbillowens, or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BillOwensNY.