Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

June 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants:

May 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– 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.

May 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – 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.

May 19, 2014 Press Release

Sugar Land, TX - Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) congratulated the top five finishers in the annual Congressional Art Competition. This year’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.

May 13, 2014 Press Release

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.

May 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – 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.                                          

May 8, 2014 Press Release

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.

May 7, 2014 Press Release

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.

May 5, 2014 Press Release

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:

April 29, 2014 Press Release

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:

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