Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

August 23, 2013 Press Release

Sugar Land, TX– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) this week toured local businesses in Rosenberg to hear from small business owners about the impact Washington policies have on their operations. Olson visited Herradura Mexican restaurant, and met with owner, Miguel Hernandez, and restaurant staff about the challenges they are facing in today's economy.

August 22, 2013 Press Release

Sugar Land, TX– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) yesterday met with the Sugar Land Rotary Club to provide an update on issues facing Congress, upcoming legislative battles and to answer questions from Rotary members and attendees.

August 15, 2013 Press Release

SUGAR LAND, TX– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today called on the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against Justice Department Attorney General Eric Holder for lying to Congress and refusing to uphold existing laws.

August 7, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) recently reintroduced his pro-life legislation requiring states to report how Medicaid funds are spent on organizations that perform, promote, or refer for abortion services. This bill would provide greater accountability of taxpayer funds that go to organizations that perform or promote abortions.

August 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted in support of H.R. 2009, the Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act, to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from implementing or enforcing any provisions of the President’s healthcare law.

August 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to protect Americans from billion-dollar Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that could increase energy prices and eliminate jobs. The Energy Consumers Relief Act, H.R.

July 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement in response to reports that Attorney General Eric Holder plans to ask a federal court to require Texas to get permission from the Justice Department before election rules and laws can be implemented:

July 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement condemning Rep. Steve King's (R-IA) recent comments implying that the children of undocumented immigrants are one hundred times more likely to be drug runners than high school valedictorians:

July 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to reform the nation’s K-12 education system. The bill, H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with changes that restore local control of education, support effective teachers, reduce the federal footprint and empower parents.

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