Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the administrationâ€™s announcement on the Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s (EPA) plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants:
WASHINGTON, DCâ€“ Rep. Pete Olson today voted for several measures that combat the scourge of human trafficking, the fastest-growing business of organized crime and the third-largest criminal enterprise in the world.
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today applauded the House for passing his bill H.R. 1209, which will award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for their heroic B-25 bomber attack on Japan in response to Pearl Harbor. The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent in the House.
Sugar Land, TX - Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) congratulated the top five finishers in the annual Congressional Art Competition. This yearâ€™s first place winner is Julian Ybarra from Manvel High School. His piece will be on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) recently held the final meeting of his Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) for the 2013/14 school year. The CYAC is composed of select high school students from across the Twenty-Second Congressional District of Texas.
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Members of the Texas delegation today called for an Inspector General investigation into allegations that Veterans Affairs officials in Central Texas manipulated medical appointment data in order to conceal long wait times for veterans seeking care.
Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to establish a Select Committee to investigate the 2012 terror attacks on US citizens in Benghazi. The new committee will combine the current investigations being undertaken by five separate House committees.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted today to hold the Obama Administration accountable for targeting conservative groups by voting to find Lois G. Lerner, the former Director of Exempt Organizations for the IRS, in contempt of Congress.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement applauding the Supreme Court ruling upholding the right of local officials to open town council meetings with prayer:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement admonishing the Supreme Court ruling upholding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Cross State Air Pollution Rule: