Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

May 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today welcomed to Washington three Houston area students serving as summer interns.  The Olson summer interns are: Julia Griswold, Kevin Behne and Micah Petersen.

May 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Department of Energy (DOE) to conditionally approve  Freeport LNG Expansion L.P. and FLNG Liquefaction, LLC  to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries with which trade is allowed, but do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.

May 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep.  Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced support for legislation that would prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from implementing or enforcing any provisions of the president’s health care law. Olson has cosponsored H.R. 1990, the Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013.

May 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep.  Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement after the House passed a full repeal of Obamacare:

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) and Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) today introduced bipartisan legislation to increase competition, stabilize food prices and enhance American energy security and global competitiveness. The Domestic Alternative Fuels Act, H.R.

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC– Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced that the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved his legislation to ensure power remains on during an emergency crisis.  Without amendments, H.R.

May 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC- Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to a wave of abuse of power scandals facing the Obama Administration:

May 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) this week congratulates and recognizes Michelle Huang, a tenth grader at Dulles High School in Sugar Land, Texas, for her winning submission to the annual Congressional Art Contest. Her piece, entitled “Call of the Plains,” is an oil painting on canvas, picturing three cowboys riding horses on the plains.

April 8, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement upon learning that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away:

April 2, 2013 Press Release

Sugar Land, TX - Today Rep. Pete Olson issued the following statement in response to Rep. Don Young's (R-AK) recent comments made to an Alaskan radio station, in which he said that his father “used to have 50 to 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes” on their family ranch:

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