Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

November 7, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in strong opposition to the Pelosi health care bill, H.R. 3962:

November 6, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. economy lost 190,000 jobs in September, raising the unemployment rate to 10.2%, the highest rate of unemployment since April of 1983:

November 2, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson Friday sent a letter to the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) urging transparency and balance while considering revisions to Executive Order 11988 relating to floodplain management. 

October 22, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson, the Ranking Member of the House Science and Technology, Space Subcommittee, today issued the following statement upon review of the final report issued by the Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee:

October 14, 2009 Press Release
Rep. Pete Olson today saw his first piece of legislation pass the House of Representatives.  House Resolution 445 is a bill commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Army Signal Corps’ first purchase of an airplane – the Wright Military Flyer for $30,000.  American military aviation has been an instrumental component of superior combat operations.
October 7, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson today introduced a resolution in honor of Hannah Giles and James O’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.

October 5, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – 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. 

September 18, 2009 Press Release

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.

September 15, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in opposition to the House passing a Resolution of Disapproval against Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC):

September 9, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress on health care reform:

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