Washington, DC â€“ Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) joined the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Veterans of Foreign War (VFW), Veterans Affairs (VA) Richmond Clinic, Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales, Texas State Rep. Phil Stephenson and other local officials to announce a new road sign that will alert local veterans to the Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic (ROPC).
Washington, DC â€“ Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in reaction to the Administrationâ€™s Draft Proposed Plan for the 2017-2022 offshore oil and gas leasing program, which would potentially open more areas for drilling offshore in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in support of House Speaker John Boehner's invitation for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today reintroduced his pro-life legislation in conjunction with the 42nd annual March for Life rally in Washington DC. Olsonâ€™s bill, H.R. 489, the Taxpayer Conscience Protection Act of 2015, requires states to report how Medicaid funds are spent on organizations that perform, promote, or refer for abortion services.
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. This is the tenth vote the House has taken to approve the pipeline. The Senate is expected to take up a similar bill soon.
Washington, DC â€“Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) voted today in support of H.R. 30, the Save American Workers (SAW) Act, a bipartisan bill that would repeal Obamacareâ€™s reduction of the definition of full-time employment from 40 to 30 hours. Rep. Olson helped draft this legislation along with Reps. Todd Young (IN-9), Dan Lipinski (IL-3), Mike Kelly (PA-3) and Tim Walberg (MI-7).