Rep. Pete Olson today introduced a resolution in honor of Hannah Giles and James Oâ€™Keefe III for their diligent investigative journalism exposing the fraudulent and potentially illegal activities of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now or ACORN.
Washington, DC â€“ Today both Texas Senators and several Members of the Texas Congressional delegation sent a letter to President Obama requesting that $3 billion in available American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus funds be redirected to NASA to provide critically needed financial support for the mission outlined by Congress and the White House.
Rep. Pete Olson today expressed concern with the Texas Department of Rural Affairs (TDRA) failure to make the systematic changes in the formula for emergency funding allocation needed to ensure that Hurricane Ike affected communities receive the needed funding for rebuilding and recovery.
Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in opposition to the House passing a Resolution of Disapproval against Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC):
Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in response to President Obamaâ€™s address to a joint session of Congress on health care reform:
Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. economy lost 216,000 jobs in August, raising the unemployment rate to 9.7%, the highest level in twenty-six years:
Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in response to an Office of Management and Budget mid-session review of the federal deficit. Predictions conclude that the U.S. national debt will nearly double over the next 10 years:
Rep. Pete Olson sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood urging an extension of the application deadline for auto dealers by the Department of Transportation for the â€œcash for clunkersâ€ program.
Galveston Daily News
August 21, 2009
Today, Rep. Pete Olson urged all residents of Texas and America to take a close look at the information on missing 16 year old Bianca Lozano. It was 14 years ago that Bianca Lozano was kidnapped by her father and taken from her mother when she was just 18 months old. Today, August 19th is Biancaâ€™s 16th birthday.