Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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April 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) invites TX-22 high school students to enter in the Congressional Art Competition. Beginning in 1982, this competition provides members of Congress the opportunity to encourage and recognize the artistic abilities of students in their districts.

April 10, 2017 Op-Ed

Houston is truly a microcosm of the modern American experience. A Rice University study recently concluded that Houston is the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in America, surpassing even New York City.

April 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) released the following statement on the Senate confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court Justice: 

April 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX), Mike Doyle (D-PA), Dave Reichert (R-WA, Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Ron Kind (D-WI) re-introduced H.R. 1904, the Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2017. This bipartisan legislation would allow for Medicare coverage of qualified Radiologist Assistant (RA) services.

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March 31, 2017 Op-Ed

Recently, the new Trump administration issued long delayed approvals necessary for federal permitting of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The approval process for this pipeline was held hostage for nine years to political considerations that have no place in the federal permitting process.

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March 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Executive Order issued by President Trump to review the overstepping Clean Power Plan:

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March 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on his bill H.R. 806, Ozone Standards Implementation Act. The bill gives states tools to meet important new upcoming ozone and other air quality standards issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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March 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) invites TX-22 high school juniors and seniors to apply to participate in his Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC). Through CYAC, Olson gains insight from students and encourages them to work hard to accomplish their academic goals.

March 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) will attend a candle light vigil in honor of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an Indian engineer who was shot and killed in Kansas in a hate crime for his ethnicity.

March 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to provide critical support to our military by voting in support of H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act. This bill funds critical national security needs, including military operations and readiness programs, as well as health and quality-of-life programs for our troops and military families.

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