Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22), Vice Chairman of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that stripped the basis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) sweeping rule on mercury and other emissions from power plants in the United States:
On Thursday, Representatives Gene Green (D-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), and Brian Babin (R-TX) introduced H.R. 2923, the Maritime and Energy Workforce Technical Training Enhancement Act, which would create two new grant programs through the Department of Energy (DOE) to help train workers in the maritime and energy sectors.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges that determined that gay marriage is a constitutional right.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare subsidies:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) last night voted to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a board created under Obamacare comprised of 15 unelected bureaucrats whose purpose is to save money by restricting access to healthcare for Medicare beneficiaries.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to restore power to the states and court system by requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to delay implementation of their new Clean Power Plan. The bill H.R.2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act requires EPA to delay this plan until the courts have completed the judicial review process.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to protect medical innovation by repealing a punitive 2.3% excise tax placed on medical devices through Obamacare. This tax merely punishes a critical industry that produces lifesaving and life improving devices. As a result, jobs are lost and new innovations are discouraged. The bill, H.R.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced his strong support for legislation to help deliver more cures, treatments, and therapies to patients and bring our health care system into the 21st century.