Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

July 27, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today delivered the following speech in support of H.R. 1938, the North American-Made Energy Security Act.  The bill will expedite a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, a project that would allow millions of barrels of Canadian oil supplies to flow into U.S. markets.

July 21, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement in response to Shuttle ATLANTIS final landing, closing a storied chapter in America's human space exploration program:

July 20, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today delivered the following floor speech in support of H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap and Balance Act.  This legislation will cut discretionary spending, implement enforceable spending caps and require a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget.

July 20, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - During today’s markup of H.R. 2577, the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade approved an amendment sponsored by Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) and Rep.

July 15, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today sent the following letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) in response to a letter he received from VA regarding the Houston Veteran Cemetery investigation:

Text of the Olson letter
 

Dear Mr. Secretary,

July 13, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today joined with Rep. Steve Austria (R-OH) to demand accountability and transparency from NASA on placement of the retired shuttle orbiters.

July 11, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep.

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