Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

December 16, 2010 Press Release

Congressman Pete Olson today voted in favor of H.R. 4853, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010.  The bill passed the House by a vote of 277-148.  The Senate already passed the bill, which will now go to the President for his signature, blocking the largest tax hike in American history.

December 13, 2010 Press Release

 Congressman Pete Olson today issued the following statement in support U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson’s decision that the federal mandate requiring individuals to purchase health care coverage is unconstitutional:

December 7, 2010 Press Release

Congressman Pete Olson today issued the following statement in support of a bipartisan agreement on tax negotiations:

December 6, 2010 Press Release

Congressman Pete Olson today applauded House passage of an extension of the Section 214 authority included in the Water Resources Development Act through 2016.  Section 214 allows the Secretary of the Army to accept and expend funds contributed by non-Federal public entities to expedite the processing of permits through the Army Corps of Engineers.

November 18, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today Rep. Pete Olson applauded the House for passing Senate legislation to maintain the use of critical dedicated emergency Hurricane Ike Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funds.  In July, Olson introduced a companion measure to extend the deadline for one year.

October 6, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson today announced the release of a congressional report highlighting the failure of the federal government to better manage the people’s assets and eliminate wasteful spending.  The report, released today by the Republican members of the U.S.

September 30, 2010 Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson issued the following statement expressing disappointment with failure to pass legislation to extend the deadline to use previously dedicated Hurricane Ike Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funds: 

September 29, 2010 Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson issued the following statement in strong support of House passage of S. 3729- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Authorization Act of 2010. 

September 23, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today Rep. Pete Olson issued the following statement of endorsement of the Republican ‘Pledge to America’ as a response to the voice of the American people.

September 17, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today Rep. Pete Olson issued the following statement in honor of Constitution Day:

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