Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

June 26, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges that determined that gay marriage is a constitutional right.

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June 25, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare subsidies:

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June 24, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to restore power to the states and court system by requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to delay implementation of their new Clean Power Plan. The bill H.R.2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act requires EPA to delay this plan until the courts have completed the judicial review process.

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June 24, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) last night voted to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a board created under Obamacare comprised of 15 unelected bureaucrats whose purpose is to save money by restricting access to healthcare for Medicare beneficiaries.

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June 18, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to protect medical innovation by repealing a punitive 2.3% excise tax placed on medical devices through Obamacare. This tax merely punishes a critical industry that produces lifesaving and life improving devices. As a result, jobs are lost and new innovations are discouraged. The bill, H.R.

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June 10, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced his strong support for legislation to help deliver more cures, treatments, and therapies to patients and bring our health care system into the 21st century.

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June 2, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today stressed the need to protect the nation's electric grid reliability in an Energy and Commerce Committee hearing with US Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz. Olson asked if Sec. Moniz would support his bill, H.R. 1558, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act.

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May 27, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy addressing media reports of attempts to coordinate an effort with outside groups to counter political opposition to controversial rules with supportive public opinion.

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May 21, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement after joining with 51 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) calling for a review of the tax-exempt status of the Clinton Foundation:

May 14, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to ensure Congress has a strong role in overseeing and limiting the President's authority in negotiating an Iran nuclear deal.  The bill, H.R. 1191, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act would prevent the president from unilaterally lifting sanctions on Iran if Congress votes to disapprove a final nuclear deal with Iran. The House passed H.R.

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