Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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May 13, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson today urged U.S.

April 22, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC - During the recent economic debates in Washington, Rep. Pete Olson has opposed Congressional Democrats’ plans for runaway federal spending that will saddle future generations with mountains of debt. But adding insult to injury, millions of pro-life taxpayers are also being forced to fund activities to which they fundamentally object.

April 14, 2009 Op-Ed


April 3, 2009 Press Release


Today, Rep. Pete Olson took a much needed step toward restoring accountability to federal spending in an area that raises moral concerns among millions of Americans.

March 12, 2009 Press Release

Early this morning, Congressman Pete Olson was brought to the George Washington University Hospital after a fainting episode at the House gym. Hospital physicians determined that the episode was caused by a slow heartbeat, or bradycardia.

February 18, 2009 Op-Ed


February 4, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Committee on Homeland Security confirmed this week that Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) has been named the Deputy Ranking Member on the Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection subcommittee and will serve on the Emergency Communications, Preparedness and Response subcommittee.

January 31, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman John L. Mica (R-FL), the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Republican Leader, today welcomed Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22) to the Republican roster of the Committee, and named him to three of the panel’s subcommittees.

January 22, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC - Keeping a promise to fight to eliminate federal funding for abortion providers, today Representative Pete Olson signed on as an original co-sponsor of the Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act.  This legislation would prevent organizations such as Planned Parenthood that promote or perform abortions from obtaining federal family planning money.