Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

October 28, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted against the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a large, complex spending bill that increases spending by $80 billion over the next three years with most of the cuts not taking place until 2025.

October 27, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted in opposition to a bill to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States through a discharge petition process.

October 26, 2015 Press Release

Late last week, a group of bipartisan Members led by members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Gene Green (D-TX) and Pete Olson introduced H.R. 3823. This legislation would provide direct hire authority to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) with an emphasis on creating opportunities for women, veterans, and minorities.

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October 23, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to protect taxpayers by voting to pass a bill that dismantles Obamacare, prohibits federal funding for certain abortion providers, and invests in women’s healthcare. The bill, H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, passed the House by a vote of 240 to 189.

October 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) former Navy pilot, today issued the following statement after President Obama vetoed H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

October 21, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to protect the full faith and credit of United States by voting for H.R. 692, the Default Prevention Act. This bill ensures the sovereign debt of the United States Government will be paid in full and on time. If the debt limit is reached, under H.R.

October 19, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement after learning of Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to withdraw Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of allegations they manipulate abortion procedures for the sale of fetal tissue and body parts:

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October 10, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson attended the 35th annual historic Katy Rice Harvest Festival. Olson enjoyed meeting with festival participants and visiting the booths.

October 9, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to create American jobs and potentially lower energy costs by voting to lift a Carter-era ban on the export of US crude oil. Since 2008, U.S. oil production has significantly increased and today is the largest producer of oil and natural gas in the world.

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October 6, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) yesterday applauded two local Sugar Land kids who raised money to show their support for law enforcement in the wake of the recent shooting of Houston Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth. Sawyer and Simon Bloesch, 9 and 12, recently held a lemonade stand to raise money as a show of support for local law enforcement.

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