WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to protect women who suffer from domestic violence or sexual assault. Olson voted in favor of H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). While this bill provides important tools to assist victims, there were some provisions that cause concern that Olson hopes can be addressed in Senate negotiations.
WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to force a vote on protecting babies born during an abortion attempt. Democrats are blocking a vote on a bill to protect babies born alive. In order to force a vote on this bill, Olson and 190 of his colleagues signed Republican Whip Steve Scalise’s discharge petition on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Pete Olson (TX-22) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) led the Houston Congressional delegation in a bipartisan letter to the director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service inquiring about the significant delays the Houston region has faced in the processing of immigration applications.
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Pete Olson (R-TX) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today introduced legislation to recognize the contributions of rehabilitation innovation centers that serve a unique role in treating complex rehabilitation needs across the United States. Olson and Schakowsky introduced H.R. 1901, the Preserving Rehabilitation Innovation Centers Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) issued the following statement after opposing the House motion to override President Trump’s veto of H.J. Res. 46:
WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) issued the following statement after Attorney General William Barr released his principal summary on the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation:
SUGAR LAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today hosted a roundtable to bring local elected officials, veterans organizations and school districts together to discuss how we can connect veterans with local students as mentors. Fort Bend County Judge KP George, Assistant Superintendent and District Coordinator for School Improvement in Fort Bend ISD Dr.
SUGAR LAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) yesterday visited the new Katy Fire Station #2 with Mayor Chuck Brawner.
SUGAR LAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today attended the 36A Coalition’s monthly luncheon. He was the keynote speaker and discussed the importance of Highway 36A as an evacuation route during natural disasters and his efforts to encourage exportation of American and Texas-produced energy around the world.
WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Pete Olson (R-TX) released the following statement after the detention of Robert Marrero, a senior advisor to Venezuela’s rightful President Juan Guaido, by the forces of deposed President Nicolas Maduro: