Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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May 4, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today offered congratulations to the science team from Fort Settlement Middle School for winning the Department of Energy National Science Bowl. Roughly 5,300 middle school students from all 50 U.S. States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands participated in this year’s regional competitions.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today introduced a bill to bring common sense and flexibility to how the government handles listing of species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and end their role as a weapon that forces settlements on the federal government.  The Olson bill, H.R.

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Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today joined with Rep.

Apr 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of support for Texas House lawmakers' final approval of HB 910 yesterday, which allows Concealed Handgun Licensees (CHL) to carry handguns either wholly or partially visible in a belt or shoulder holster:

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Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today took part in awarding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders with the Congressional Gold Medal for their heroic B-25 bomber attack on Japan in response to Pearl Harbor. This comes after both Rep. Olson’s bill, H.R. 1209, and its Senate companion bill, S.

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Apr 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today sent a letter to President Obama urging support for combat veteran benefits for the military members who were wounded by former Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan, who fatally shot 13 people and wounded 31 others in a terrorist attack at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas.

Apr 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) has voted to name the new Elementary School #47 in Riverstone, after fallen Houston Firefighter Anne Sullivan. Anne Sullivan was a probationary firefighter. She had just graduated from the Houston Fire Department (HFD) Academy in April 2013.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to put America on a strong fiscal path by supporting a House budget that balances in ten years without raising taxes and strengthens our economy.  Olson voted in support of H. Con. Res.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX-22), Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ-04) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) responded to the release of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on taxpayer funding of six abortion advocacy groups,

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Mar 24, 2015 Op-Ed

Pollution is a serious problem. The thick, pea-soup smog that hung over major American cities like New York in the ’70s and ’80s — and famously hangs over Beijing today — is a legitimate concern in our communities.

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