Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

September 20, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today introduced legislation to stop the rampant fraud in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Identification Number (RIN) program. The RIN program allows fuel producers and refiners to comply with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

September 12, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to attacks on Americans in Egypt and Libya:

September 11, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement on the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the US:

September 7, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in reaction to the August jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor:

August 21, 2012 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals decision to vacate the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) as a violation of the Clean Air Act:

August 8, 2012 Press Release

Houston, TX – Congressmen Kevin Brady and Pete Olson today heard from officials at the Texas Medical Center aboutchallenges related to the solvency and political futures of Medicaid, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). They were joined by Dr. Richard E.

August 2, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) voted this week to protect taxpayers from President Obama’s proposed tax hikes, and develop a plan to simplify our tax code to spur job creation. Last night, Olson voted for H.R.

August 1, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC– Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced unanimous, bipartisan support for his legislation to ensure power remains on during an emergency crisis.  By a voice vote, the House of Representatives passed H.R.

July 26, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to provide needed regulatory relief for small businesses. H.R. 4078, the Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act of 2012, would halt the enactment of major regulations – providing more certainty for small businesses -- until the economy improves. The bill passed the House by a vote of 245 to 172. 

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