Representative Pete Olson's Public Statements


Full Name: Pete Olson
Current Office: U.S. House - District 22, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 22
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 2 Children: Kate, Grant
Birth Date: 12/09/1962
Birth Place: Fort Lewis, WA
Home City: Sugar Land, TX
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Olson Announces New America Speaking Out Agenda Issue Position: NASA Issue Position: Tax Policies that Respect Families Issue Position: Expanding Health Care Opportunities Issue Position: Reducing the Size of Government Issue Position: Respecting the Sanctity of Life and Marriage Issue Position: Stopping Illegal Immigration Issue Position: Winning the Global War on Terrorism Issue Position: Energy Independence for America Issue Position: Protecting the Second Amendment Issue Position: Strengthening National Security 6/30/14 Olson Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Protecting Religious Freedom 6/26/14 The Hill - 'Lost' Emails, Lost Confidence 6/26/14 Olson Votes to Expand Domestic Energy Production & Lower Gasoline Prices 6/24/14 Olson Votes to Increase Access to North American Energy 6/19/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation 6/18/14 Sugar Land Sun - Rep. Pete Olson: Bergdahl Release Sets Dangerous Precedent 6/12/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Broadband Conncection 6/02/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote 6/02/14 Olson Rejects Obama Cap-and-Trade Proposal 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/20/14 Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act 5/20/14 Olson Acts to Protect Children From Human Trafficking 5/19/14 - OLSON: Seatbelts Save Lives 5/19/14 Olson Bill Honoring WWII Doolittle Raiders Unanimously Passed by House 5/13/14 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Calls for IG Investigation of Central Texas VA Facilities Following Allegations of Misconduct 5/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Veterans Affairs Accountability 5/08/14 - Olson Votes to Hold Former IRS Official Lois Lerner in Contempt 5/08/14 Olson Votes to Establish a Select Committee to Investigate the Benghazi Terror Attacks 5/07/14 Olson Votes to Hold Former IRS Executive Lois Lerner in Contempt 5/05/14 Olson Applauds Supreme Court Ruling That Protects Prayer at Government Meetings 4/29/14 Olson Rebukes Supreme Court Ruling on EPA Air Pollution Rule 4/22/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling 4/22/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/14/14 The Hill - Exporting Natural Gas Will Help US Economy 4/07/14 Houston Community News - Saving American Workers 4/04/14 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding for Common Core 4/03/14 Olson Votes to Help American Workers by Restoring the 40 Hour Work Week 4/02/14 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Crushing Ozone Standards 4/01/14 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting 3/21/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - NASA Space Launch System and Orion 3/19/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Chairman, and Nita Lowey and Sanford Bishope, Ranking Membersof the House Appropriations Committee 3/18/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, John Culberson, and Sanford Bishop - Prohibit Bonuses for Senior Executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs 3/14/14 Olson Votes to Rein in an Imperial Presidency 3/13/14 President Obama is Different than Senator Obama 3/12/14 Creating Jobs Americans Need 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military