Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted in support of greater accountability in issuing federal regulations. Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, a bill that would require congressional approval on any federal regulations with potential economic costs of $100 million or more.
After 20 months of negotiations with Iran, President Obama has again failed the American people and our allies. The new Iran nuclear deal does nothing to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear power or to stop a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. Americans expected a multiple-decade deal with extensive inspection and verification measures that would disarm Iran.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted to restore law and order in almost 300 cities across America that have thwarted federal laws and provided safe havens for law breakers who entered the US illegally. Olson voted for H.R.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today applauded the Energy and Commerce Committee for taking an important first step on a comprehensive energy package known as the Architecture of Abundance. Included in this package is language from his bill, H.R. 1558, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act. Olson has long stressed the need to protect our nation's electric grid reliability.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today supported efforts to defund Planned Parenthood through a one-year moratorium on all federal funding while Congress investigates allegations of profit for harvesting of unborn baby tissue and organs.
Over a year ago, leaders in the House Energy and Commerce Committee asked: how can we accelerate American medical innovation and bring cures to more patients across the country? This month, the House answered that question by overwhelmingly passing H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to disturbing undercover footage of Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood Federation of America's senior director of medical services, describing in detail procedures conducted by Planned Parenthood Affiliates to retrieve unborn fetal body parts:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Iran nuclear agreement reached by the Obama administration:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to help deliver more cures, treatments, and therapies to patients and bring our health care system into the 21st century. H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, is an important bipartisan initiative that will make needed reforms and spur medical innovation to make a real difference in people’s lives.