Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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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.

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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Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

McCaskill, Blunt, Olson, Green, Doyle introduce bill to help utilities comply with grid reliability and ease conflicting environmental regulation

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Mar 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of support and congratulations to Benjamin Netanyahu for his re-election as Prime Minister of Israel:

Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) and Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) today re-introduced bipartisan legislation that would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to include feasibility and economic impacts when issuing major rules.

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Mar 11, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of strong support after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced plans to suspend its proposal to ban the M855 "green tip" ammunition, used in the AR-15 rifle - the most popular rifle in America:

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