Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) tonight issued the following statement after voting against a short-term bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that failed to address the illegal executive actions taken by President Obama to suspend deportations and offer work permits for more than four million undocumented immigrants:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to a report from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) that concludes that an EPA mandated 65 parts per billion ozone air quality standard could cost the U.S.
Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement slamming President Obama's veto of legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline - which would create 42,000 shovel ready jobs and help North American oil flow to our refineries in Texas:
Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today voted to permanently extend incentives for charitable giving that support the critical work of nonprofit organizations across the country. Olson voted in support of H.R.
Washington, DC – Reps. Pete Olson (TX-22) and Al Green (TX-09) recently expressed joint support for preserving the historic St. John Baptist Church in Missouri City. The St. John Missionary Baptist Church was founded by freed slaves back in 1869 and has deep roots in the history of African Americans in Fort Bend County.
Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted once again to immediately authorize construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would help North American oil flow to our refineries in Texas. The House and Senate have passed identical measures to approve the pipeline. The President must sign the bill. The bill passed the House by a vote of 270 – 152.
Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 596, a full repeal of Obamacare:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to reports that one of the five Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) in return for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has attempted to return to militant activity: