Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

September 14, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today congratulated the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Rice University for their successful collaboration on human space exploration. Fifty years ago, NASA’s then Administrator, James E. Webb, decided to build the NASA Manned Space Center in Houston on land that was deeded to the government by Rice.

September 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) issued the following statement in response to the White House announcement that they will withdraw for the time being a proposed overhaul and increase of ozone regulations:

September 1, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement of their intent to block a proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile:

August 25, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement in response to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Inspector General (IG) report on the decision making process for selecting display locations for the space shuttle orbiters:

August 22, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement urging Libyan dictator Colonel Moammar Qadhafi to step down and allow Libyan rebels to assume control of Libya:

August 12, 2011 Press Release

Houston, TX- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va) will join Congressmen Kevin Brady and Pete Olson for a news conference on how House Republicans plan to create jobs and improve the economy.

August 12, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) spoke to the Sugar Land Rotary yesterday about recent events in Washington and next steps to address the crisis of spending. He took questions about the vote to increase the debt ceiling and enact cuts to federal spending.   He also provided an update on efforts in the House to promote energy production and job creation.

August 1, 2011 Press Release

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July 29, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) issued the following statement regarding his vote to prevent a default on our national debt, while cutting $22 billion in spending next year and $917 billion over the next 10 years.  The Balanced Budget Act passed the House by a vote of 218-210. 

Olson's statement is as follows:

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