Washington, DC – Rep Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of support after the Trump administration announced new conscience protections for employers who have a religious or moral objection to paying for healthcare insurance that includes contraceptive and abortifacient services.
Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted for a strong budget, which sets overall discretionary spending levels for FY2018, balances the budget, and provides reconciliation instructions for tax reform and mandatory spending reductions. The House passed H. Con. Res 71, the FY2018 Budget Resolution by a vote of 219-206.
Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today thanked the House Natural Resources Committee for approving his bill, H.R. 717, the Listing Reform Act, which allows for the consideration of significant economic effects that may occur as a result of an ESA threatened listing or designation of critical habitat. The committee approved the bill with bipartisan support.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to protect unborn children old enough to feel the pain of a late term abortion. Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which prohibits abortions on unborn children 20 weeks or older. Medical evidence shows that by 20 weeks, unborn children can feel pain.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to help families impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria by voting to deliver temporary tax relief for those directly impacted by these storms. Olson voted for H.R.
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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.
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.
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: