Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

April 14, 2014 Press Release

SUGAR LAND, TX– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) recently held an in-office event to honor the students from the Twenty-Second Congressional District of Texas who received appointments to America's military academies.

April 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today helped American workers who have been hit hard by reduced hours at work thanks to a critical provision in Obamacare that defines full time employment as 30 hours, instead of the traditional 40 hours.

April 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today questioned Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy about the feasibility of potential changes to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards or “NAAQS” by the end of the year.

March 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of condolence upon learning that former Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's beloved husband Ray passed away:

March 20, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that beginning April 23, 2014; he will have weekly office hours in Katy, TX for residents of western Fort Bend County.

March 19, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today joined with several of his colleagues to urge the House Appropriations Committee to prohibit the use of funds in FY 2015 for bonuses for senior Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) executives. As of December 2013, almost 400,000 veterans were still trapped in the VA backlog.

March 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) this week voted to rein in executive overreach and challenge the Obama Administration’s refusal to enforce current laws. The ENFORCE the Law Act, H.R. 4138, gives the House or the Senate authority to sue the executive branch for its failure to faithfully execute federal laws. H.R.

March 4, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in support of efforts to increase US exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to weaken Russia's economy:

February 27, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to halt or drastically limit the wave of overreaching regulations coming from the White House that threaten our nation’s economic growth. The Achieving Less Excess in Regulation and Requiring Transparency (ALERRT) Act, H.R.

February 26, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement opposing the Federal judge ruling that struck down the Texas law banning same sex marriage:

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