Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that he is accepting nominations for the 2016 Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC) program.
Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to remove lawmaking authority from unelected federal bureaucrats and reinstate that power to Congress. Olson introduced H.R. 5812, the Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2016.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced that late Friday, President Obama signed into law his bill, which names a Post Office after Sugar Land fallen Marine Lance Corporal Garrett Gamble. Gamble was killed on March 11, 2010 while patrolling during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was a 2008 graduate of Stephen F. Austin High in Sugar Land.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that struck down Texas Voter ID Law, which establishes the types of photo identification election officials can and cannot accept at the polls:
Last night Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) voted to protect the rights of individuals and healthcare providers who have ethical and religious objections to abortion. Olson was a cosponsor of and voted in support of H.R. 4828, the Conscience Protection Act.
Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to rein in the executive branch and restore Congress’ legislative power. Olson was a cosponsor of and voted for H.R. 4768 the Separation of Powers Restoration Act, a bill to amend the Administrative Procedure Act to overturn the “Chevron doctrine” of judicial deference to agency interpretations of statutory and regulatory provisions.
Today Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) introduced the Taking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies (TRUST) Act of 2016 in the House.