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