Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

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.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to support our troops by voting in support of H.R.6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

July 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the passing of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA):

June 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) released the following statement following the passing of Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella:

June 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressmen Pete Olson (TX-22) and Brian Babin (TX-36) led a bipartisan letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett recommending Houston, Texas to be considered as the home of the United States Space Command. Signers of the letter also include: Reps.

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