Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

December 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) today strongly condemned reports that President Obama is considering sanctions on America's close friend and ally Israel.

November 26, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) today admonished the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing a new National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone dramatically lower than the current standard of 75 parts per billion (ppb).

November 20, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) tonight issued the following statement in strong opposition to President Obama's proposal to unilaterally grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants through Executive Order:

November 19, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) today announced that he has been selected by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) to serve as the Vice Chairman of the Energy and Power Subcommittee under Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY).

November 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC â€“ Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted again to immediately authorize construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would bring North American oil from Canada into the US and to our refineries in Texas. The bill passed the House by a vote of 252 – 161and will now head to the Senate for consideration.

November 13, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today rebuked President Obama's desperate effort to ignore the voice of the American people by attempting to circumvent the US Constitution and grant amnesty to five million undocumented immigrants.

November 2, 2014 Press Release


October 24, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement of opposition to a federal judge ruling that fully dismissed all counts in a lawsuit brought by True the Vote, a Houston non-profit organization that was targeted by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials when applying for tax-exempt status:

October 20, 2014 Press Release

Sugar Land, Texas – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) recently hosted a human trafficking roundtable at the South Belt-Ellington Chamber of Commerce to increase awareness and identify needs in our community to protect our children from falling victim to this growing problem.