Tedra Cobb’s Statement on Endorsement from Former Congressman Bill Owens
CANTON — Today former Congressman Bill Owens (D-NY) announced his endorsement of Tedra Cobb, candidate for Congress in New York’s 21st Congressional District.
“I am pleased to endorse Tedra Cobb,” said Owens. “Tedra has lived and worked in Northern New York for over thirty years and has dedicated herself to bettering our communities. As a St. Lawrence County Legislator, she earned the respect of her constituents and those with whom she served by being an independent advocate and working to make local government more accountable. As an experienced leader who understands the issues facing our communities and who has a proven record of working across the aisle to get things done, I am confident that Tedra will serve our district well.”
The Cobb campaign welcomes the Congressman’s endorsement.
“Congressman Owens understands the unique needs of the communities in Northern New York,” said Cobb. “I am humbled by his confidence in me and support for my candidacy. I deeply respect Congressman Owens’ legacy of service and of working to develop the North Country’s workforce and strengthen our rural economy. I thank him for his support and know that with his help we will bring Northern New York values back to Washington.”