Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

August 24, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) on Saturday welcomed a group of 50 high schools students to serve on his 2015-2016 Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC). The advisory council is comprised of a group of high school students from across the congressional district who serve as Olson's advisors on issues critical to the youth of America.

August 21, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22) today was joined by Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella to award former Stafford Police Officer and Marine Ann Carrizales with the Congressional Badge of Bravery. On October 26, 2013, Ann was shot in the face, neck and chest while in the line of duty. Despite her injuries, Officer Carrizales chased the shooters through two counties and managed the scene.

August 12, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today joined with City of Sugar Land officials at Sugar Land Regional Airport to dedicate and rename the air traffic control tower after former House Majority Leader and Sugar Land resident Tom DeLay.

August 4, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) recently joined with 54 of his House colleagues to urge the Justice Department to appoint an independent counsel to investigate the recent undercover footage of senior officials at Planned Parenthood casually discussing the manipulation of abortion techniques and bartering over the price of harvested organs.

July 30, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today introduced legislation to restore congressional authority over immigration enforcement actions by the U.S.

July 29, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted to bring increased accountability and transparency to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act, which will grant the VA Secretary more authority to remove any VA employee based on poor performance or misconduct. The bill passed the House by a vote of 256 to 170.

July 28, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted in support of greater accountability in issuing federal regulations.  Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, a bill that would require congressional approval on any federal regulations with potential economic costs of $100 million or more.

July 23, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted to restore law and order in almost 300 cities across America that have thwarted federal laws and provided safe havens for law breakers who entered the US illegally. Olson voted for H.R.

July 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today applauded the Energy and Commerce Committee for taking an important first step on a comprehensive energy package known as the Architecture of Abundance. Included in this package is language from his bill, H.R. 1558, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act. Olson has long stressed the need to protect our nation's electric grid reliability.