Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

June 7, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC– The House Energy and Power Subcommittee today gave its unanimous support to Rep. Pete Olson’s (R-Sugar Land) bipartisan bill, H.R.

June 7, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to protect medical device manufacturers from a punitive 2.3% excise tax imposed by President Obama’s new health care law. The Health Care Cost Reduction Act, H.R.

June 4, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today welcomed Houston area students to Washington to serve as summer interns.  The Olson summer interns are: Ryan Sweezey, Annelise Rickert, Brett Nelson, and Chase Smolik.

May 31, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to an Associated Press article stating that oil statistics show the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) imposed tougher enforcement during the Bush Administration than during the Obama Administration.

May 31, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statementregarding NASA and SpaceX’s successful completion of their demonstration rendezvous mission of the Dragon spacecraft with the International Space Station:

May 30, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to a new study released by Southern Methodist University that confirms the Obama Administration has done little to cut down the red tape hampering offshore energy production in the Gulf of Mexico:

May 22, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in support of SpaceX and NASA's successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft, which lifted off this morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida:

May 16, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today welcomed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's endorsement of his bipartisan legislation, which would allow America’s power companies to comply with federal orders to maintain grid reliability during a power emergency without facing lawsuits or penalties for violating potentially conflicting environmental laws.

May 10, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Last night during debate of the FY 2013 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill, Rep.

May 9, 2012 Press Release

SUGAR LAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) recently visited the Fort Bend Austin High School Navy JROTC to speak with cadets about their future goals and aspirations as well as his Navy career and experience in public service.

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