Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

July 1, 2009 Press Release

Houston, Texas – Four Republican Texas Members of Congress today jointly hosted a Texas Energy Summit in Houston to discuss with leading energy experts what the “Cap-and-Trade” National Energy Tax will mean for Texas jobs and Texas families.

June 24, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office report on H.R. 2454, the Democrats “climate” legislation that may be on the House floor as soon as Friday:

June 17, 2009 Press Release

Mr. Augustine, members of the Review Panel, thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today.

June 11, 2009 Press Release

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my growing alarm with the Democrat Leadership’s plan to attach controversial and costly provisions - with little chance of passing on their own - to a bill as critically important as the war supplemental appropriations bill.

June 5, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson today expressed disappointment in response to the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee reduction in Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations bill.  With regard to NASA, the subcommittee’s funding level was $18,203 billion which was $483 million below the Administration’s request of $18,686 billion. Olson issued the following statement:

June 2, 2009 Press Release


May 26, 2009 Press Release

Olson Statement on NASA Administrator Nominee:
General Charles F. Bolden Junior

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson issued the following statement in response to President Obama's nomination of General Charles Bolden, Administrator of NASA and Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator of NASA:

May 13, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson today urged U.S.