Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

March 28, 2012 Press Release

BIPARTISAN BILL INTRODUCED TO ADDRESS ELECTRIC RELIABILITY
AND ELIMINATE CONFLICTS IN FEDERAL LAWS

March 22, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today voted to repeal a controversial provision in the President's healthcare law, Obamacare. The law created the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a panel of 15 unelected government bureaucrats tasked with reducing Medicare costs through arbitrary cuts to providers - resulting in de facto rationing of care for seniors.

March 14, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today announced that 21 heart advocacy organizations affiliated with the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coalition have endorsed his legislation, H.R. 3511, the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act.

March 5, 2012 Press Release

Houston, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) held a meeting on Saturday at the Gilruth Center at the Johnson Space Center for the third meeting of his Congressional Youth Advisory Committee. Olson and three guest speakers - Astronaut Tim Kopra, Commander of the 147th Operations Group Ellington Joint Reserve Base Col.

March 1, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement in response to President Obama's energy speech in New Hampshire:

February 29, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) and several colleagues today urged White House Office of Science and Technology Director John Holdren to follow through on his understanding that NASA should retain all encompassing responsibility over the safety requirements for development of commercial crew vehicles.

February 24, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement in response to President Obama's energy speech in Florida:

February 17, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today voted to protect seniors by opposing a payroll tax agreement that took funds from the Social Security account with no plan to replace them. The proposal the House passed in December fully reimbursed the cost of the Social Security payroll tax holiday and should have been passed.

February 10, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement in response to the latest "compromise" on a federal mandate that dismisses First Amendment liberties for religious institutions in America:

February 9, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today voted to strengthen existing rules that prohibit Members of Congress from benefiting from insider information.

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