Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

December 14, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today chastised President Obama and his staff for distorting the facts about spending cuts in the  House Republican bill that would extend the payroll tax cut.

December 13, 2011 Press Release

Stop The HIT Coalition Applauds Representative Olson for Standing Up for Small Business
Representative Pete Olson (R-TX) joins bipartisan list of lawmakers seeking to repeal the small business Health Insurance Tax (HIT)
 

December 9, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to exercise caution in publicly interpreting the results of their draft report on groundwater contamination near Pavillion, Wyoming. The report simply showed that some compounds typically associated with natural gas wells were present in a few domestic water wells.

December 7, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today voted in support of greater accountability in issuing federal regulations.  Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 10, the REINS Act, a bill that would require congressional approval on any federal regulations with potential economic costs of $100 million or more.

December 7, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee to urge passage of the RESTORE Act. This legislation would give Gulf Coast states greater authority over how and where Deep Water Horizon spill penalty money will be spent.

December 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today successfully amended a bill designed to minimize the negative impact federal regulations have on jobs. The bill, H.R.

November 30, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today introduced legislation to save lives and protect citizens who use automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in emergencies.  AEDs are used to assist victims of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests (SCA). Each year almost 300,000 Americans suffer from SCA's and most die as a result.

November 21, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) issued the following statement in light of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s announcement they were unable to reach agreement on the $1.2 trillion in cuts mandated by the Budget Control Act that was passed this summer:

November 17, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) announced that language demanding transparency and accountability for placement of the retired shuttle orbiters was included in a spending bill that passed the House today.

November 16, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today joined in the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony to honor astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. The Gold Medal represents Congress’s highest expression of national appreciation for distinguished achievements and contributions.

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