Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) this week voted for twelve bills to combat human trafficking, a growing problem in Houston and America. These bills will improve the tools available to law enforcement, identify and develop best practices to prevent human trafficking, help victim survivors recover, train government employees on how to properly detect and respond to human trafficking, and more.

Jan 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) joined the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Veterans of Foreign War (VFW), Veterans Affairs (VA) Richmond Clinic, Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales, Texas State Rep. Phil Stephenson and other local officials to announce a new road sign that will alert local veterans to the Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic (ROPC).

Jan 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in reaction to the Administration’s Draft Proposed Plan for the 2017-2022 offshore oil and gas leasing program, which would potentially open more areas for drilling offshore in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia:

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in support of House Speaker John Boehner's invitation for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress:

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today reintroduced his pro-life legislation in conjunction with the 42nd annual March for Life rally in Washington DC. Olson’s bill, H.R. 489, the Taxpayer Conscience Protection Act of 2015, requires states to report how Medicaid funds are spent on organizations that perform, promote, or refer for abortion services.

Jan 21, 2015 News

Washington, DC –Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in reaction to President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address:

Jan 20, 2015 News

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that Mary Sullivan, a resident of TX-22 and themother of fallen Houston Firefighter Anne Sullivan, will attend the State of the Union speech this evening as his guest. Anne Sullivan was a probationary firefighter. She had just graduated from the Houston Fire Department (HFD) Academy in April 2013.

Jan 20, 2015 Op-Ed
As a staunch defender of the unborn, I believe that life begins at conception and every life has a soul. When I first ran for Congress, I made a promise to the folks of the Twenty-Second Congressional District of Texas to do all I can to block taxpayer funds for abortion advocates. A majority of Americans believe that abortions are wrong, yet taxpayer dollars continue to be allocated to groups that promote and perform abortions.
Jan 14, 2015 News

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to overturn President Obama's executive actions on immigration that extended protections to millions of people in the US illegally. Included in the funding bill were provisions to defund Pres. Obama's amnesty efforts.

Jan 12, 2015 News

Washington, DC –Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today joined with fifteen of his Texas colleagues to issue the following joint statement supporting legislation to fight against President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty plan: