Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

July 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today supported efforts to defund Planned Parenthood through a one-year moratorium on all federal funding while Congress investigates allegations of profit for harvesting of unborn baby tissue and organs.

July 21, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to defend constitutionally protected religious liberty by cosponsoring H.R. 2802, the First Amendment Defense Act.

July 15, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to disturbing undercover footage of Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood Federation of America's senior director of medical services, describing in detail procedures conducted by Planned Parenthood Affiliates to retrieve unborn fetal body parts:

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July 14, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Iran nuclear agreement reached by the Obama administration:  

July 10, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to help deliver more cures, treatments, and therapies to patients and bring our health care system into the 21st century. H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, is an important bipartisan initiative that will make needed reforms and spur medical innovation to make a real difference in people’s lives.

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July 9, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) last night voted to empower parents and education leaders by replacing the Washington-knows-best approach to education with conservative reforms that reduce the federal footprint and restore local control. Olson voted for H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which will put education decisions back where they belong, at the state and local level.

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July 8, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) last night acted to help veterans by allowing all veterans to receive official identification cards through the VA. This card will eliminate the need for veterans to carry their DD-214 military discharge papers to use for benefits and treatment. Olson voted in support of H.R. 91, the Veteran’s I.D. Card Act. The bill passed the House by a vote of 411 – 0.

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July 2, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson’s (TX-22) district office staff will host a mobile district office visit in Fulshear on Wednesday, July 8th from 2:00-3:30 pm at Fulshear City Hall. Mobile office hours provide an opportunity for constituents to speak directly with representatives from Congressman Olson’s district staff on a variety of issues.

June 29, 2015 Press Release

On Thursday, Representatives Gene Green (D-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), and Brian Babin (R-TX) introduced H.R. 2923, the Maritime and Energy Workforce Technical Training Enhancement Act, which would create two new grant programs through the Department of Energy (DOE) to help train workers in the maritime and energy sectors.

June 29, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22), Vice Chairman of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that stripped the basis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) sweeping rule on mercury and other emissions from power plants in the United States: 

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