Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

December 18, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted to lift the antiquated, 40 year old ban on the export of US crude oil as part of the year-end spending bill that also includes many provisions that ensure no new funding for Obamacare and prohibits funds for Obamacare Risk Corridors.

December 17, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to help Americans keep more of their hard earned money by voting to pass H.R.2029, the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. This bill provides certainty to families and businesses by making more than 50 temporary tax deductions a permanent part of the tax code.

December 16, 2015 Press Release

Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX), Bob Latta (R-OH), Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ), and Henry Cuellar (D-TX), today introduced bipartisan legislation that would update how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) addresses ozone requirements in the Clean Air Act.

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December 8, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced the Health Subcommittee will conduct a hearing on several Energy and Commerce Committee bills including his bill,

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December 8, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to strengthen America’s national security by voting to bolster the security of our Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The VWP allows nationals from specific countries to travel to the US for up to 90 days for business or tourism without a US visa, by presenting a valid passport. To strengthen national security, Olson voted for H.R.

December 3, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) last night acted to restore local control over education decisions to the states and our communities. Olson voted for H.R.

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December 3, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Rep. Sam Johnson’s (R-TX) wife, Shirley:

December 2, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) and Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA) today acted to help save lives impacted by sudden cardiac arrest by introducing H.R. 4152, the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act.

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December 1, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to strengthen electric reliability and lower energy costs by voting to block President Obama’s “Clean Power Plan.” Olson voted for two resolutions, S. J. Res. 24 and S. J. Res.

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