Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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September 14, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to combat gang violence that is hurting communities across America by voting to strengthen law enforcement’s ability to stop it by deporting violent gang members in the U.S. illegally. Olson voted for H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, which denies foreign-born national gang members entrance to the U.S.

September 13, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that a House Committee has acted to move his bill to name a Pearland post office after fallen police officer Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya. Officer Ekpanya was killed by a drunk driver on June 16, 2016, just two days short of his 31st birthday, while responding to a non-emergency call.

August 23, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement of support in reaction to President Trump’s visit to the southern border in Yuma, AZ:

August 22, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement of a new strategy for US engagement in Afghanistan:

August 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and U.S. Rep.

August 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) will host an event to help veterans obtain service medals they have earned and either lost or have not yet received.

August 2, 2017 News

Our Texas State Legislature has spent a considerable amount of time this year debating a bill about school bathroom access.

July 31, 2017 Op-Ed

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the hot buzz word these days. We see it in the movies, in our homes and in the news. Many people are expressing concerns about how AI will impact jobs in the workforce. Others are convinced of the benefits of AI, from self-driving cars to helping doctors find cures for debilitating diseases.

July 28, 2017 Repeat the Week with Pete

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) invites TX-22 students to enter the Congressional App Challenge. Participants will create and exhibit a software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet or computer devices. This competition is designed to challenge student’s creativity and encourage their participation in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.