Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted to restore law and order in almost 300 cities across America that have thwarted federal laws and provided safe havens for law breakers who entered the US illegally. Olson voted for H.R.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today applauded the Energy and Commerce Committee for taking an important first step on a comprehensive energy package known as the Architecture of Abundance. Included in this package is language from his bill, H.R. 1558, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act. Olson has long stressed the need to protect our nation's electric grid reliability.

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Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today supported efforts to defund Planned Parenthood through a one-year moratorium on all federal funding while Congress investigates allegations of profit for harvesting of unborn baby tissue and organs.

Jul 21, 2015 Op-Ed

Over a year ago, leaders in the House Energy and Commerce Committee asked: how can we accelerate American medical innovation and bring cures to more patients across the country? This month, the House answered that question by overwhelmingly passing H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.

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Jul 21, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to defend constitutionally protected religious liberty by cosponsoring H.R. 2802, the First Amendment Defense Act.

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to disturbing undercover footage of Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood Federation of America's senior director of medical services, describing in detail procedures conducted by Planned Parenthood Affiliates to retrieve unborn fetal body parts:

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Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Iran nuclear agreement reached by the Obama administration:  

Jul 10, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to help deliver more cures, treatments, and therapies to patients and bring our health care system into the 21st century. H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, is an important bipartisan initiative that will make needed reforms and spur medical innovation to make a real difference in people’s lives.

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Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) last night voted to empower parents and education leaders by replacing the Washington-knows-best approach to education with conservative reforms that reduce the federal footprint and restore local control. Olson voted for H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which will put education decisions back where they belong, at the state and local level.

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Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) last night acted to help veterans by allowing all veterans to receive official identification cards through the VA. This card will eliminate the need for veterans to carry their DD-214 military discharge papers to use for benefits and treatment. Olson voted in support of H.R. 91, the Veteran’s I.D. Card Act. The bill passed the House by a vote of 411 – 0.

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