Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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June 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to reform medical mitigation laws by voting for H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act. This bill will reduce healthcare costs and provide better access to care for patients. It passed the House by a vote of 218 to 210.

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June 22, 2017 Op-Ed

Earlier this month, President Trump announced America's withdrawal from the Paris agreement on climate change. It's important to examine why he was right.

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June 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to expand veterans healthcare options by voting for H.R. 2372, the Veterans Equal Treatment Ensures Relief and Access Now (VETERAN) Act. This bill will provide eligible veterans with the choice to get financial support for a private plan instead of enrolling in healthcare by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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June 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in response to the shooting incident at the congressional baseball practice in Virginia this morning:

June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to prevent fraud and protect taxpayers by voting for H.R. 2581, the Verify First Act. This bill will prevent fraud and abuse by requiring verification of eligibility prior to distribution of Advanced Premium Tax Credits for the purchase of healthcare coverage.

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to hold the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees accountable for their actions and to protect whistleblowers by voting for S. 1094, the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. This bill passed the House by a vote 368 to 55.

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June 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to provide needed relief for Main Street by voting for H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act. This bill will repeal and replace the destructive policies in the Dodd-Frank Act that have hurt community banks and limited the ability of entrepreneurs to access needed capital to start a business and create jobs.

June 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX) was joined by Reps. Ralph Abraham (LA), Brian Babin (TX) and Vicky Hartzler (MO) in introducing legislation to remove lawmaking authority from unelected federal bureaucrats and reinstate that power to Congress. The Representatives introduced H.R. 2796, the Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2017.

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June 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement to provide additional time for states to implement the 2015 ground-level ozone standard:

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June 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement:

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