Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Assumes Leadership Role On Energy & Power Subcommittee

September 7, 2016
Press Release
Will Handle Duties of Subcommittee

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to current Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield’s resignation from Congress effective September 6, 2016:

“As Vice Chairman of the Energy and Power Subcommittee, it has been a pleasure to serve under Chairman Whitfield. He was a tremendous leader of this panel, and taught me a great deal about both the policy and procedure important to this subcommittee.

“I want to thank Chairman Upton for giving me the opportunity not only to serve as Vice Chairman, but also for the opportunity to step up and oversee subcommittee operations in Whitfield’s absence.”

Olson chairs Subcommittee hearing on Federal Power Act in Historical Perspective earlier today


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