Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

November 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement after the CITGO 6’s sham trial in Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro’s kangaroo court:

November 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Pete Olson (TX-22), Co-Chair of the House Artificial Intelligence (AI) Caucus, and Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Co-Chair of the Women’s High Tech Coalition, today applauded the White House for releasing guidance that outlines a government-wide approach to how federal agencies can implement AI systems to ensure they are safe and trustworthy.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) cosponsored the House Republicans’ newly-introduced bill, H.R. 14, the Commitment to Defeat the Virus and Keep America Healthy Act.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to force a House vote to extend the much needed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that has helped companies stay open and save critically needed jobs. Olson signed H.Res.1116, a discharge petition that would trigger a House vote on H.R. 8265, the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act.

September 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) joined several House colleagues to honor the late SPC Vanessa Guillén and the many survivors of military sexual violence who have bravely come forward in the wake of her disappearance and brutal murder by supporting the I am Vanessa Guillén Act.

September 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC  Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to help employers working to combat the spread of COVID-19. Olson introduced  H.R. 8260, The Businesses Preparing for a Better Tomorrow Act, a bill that provides tax incentives for employers to properly train their employees on best practices to reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

September 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recent announcement to remove the proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule (MFAR) from their regulatory agenda:

August 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced the Loan Interest Forgiveness for Taxpayers Under a Pandemic (LIFT UP) Act with Congresswomen Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07).  This legislation extends the six months of debt forgiveness provided by the CARES Act for small businesses that have previously received Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced legislation to name a local Post Office after Pearland Mayor and great Texan Tom Reid. Mayor Reid first served in the Pacific Theater in WWII, then worked on the Space Shuttle Programs and various other projects at the Johnson Space Center.

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