Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

May 13, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to provide legal protections for the unborn with his support for H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This critical legislation prohibits doctors from performing abortions on unborn children beginning at 20 weeks.

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May 11, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) congratulated the top five finishers in the annual Congressional Art Competition. This year’s first place winner is Anton Zhou from Clements High School. His piece will be on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

May 4, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today offered congratulations to the science team from Fort Settlement Middle School for winning the Department of Energy National Science Bowl. Roughly 5,300 middle school students from all 50 U.S. States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands participated in this year’s regional competitions.

April 30, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today introduced a bill to bring common sense and flexibility to how the government handles listing of species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and end their role as a weapon that forces settlements on the federal government.  The Olson bill, H.R.

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April 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today joined with Rep.

April 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of support for Texas House lawmakers' final approval of HB 910 yesterday, which allows Concealed Handgun Licensees (CHL) to carry handguns either wholly or partially visible in a belt or shoulder holster:

April 15, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today took part in awarding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders with the Congressional Gold Medal for their heroic B-25 bomber attack on Japan in response to Pearl Harbor. This comes after both Rep. Olson’s bill, H.R. 1209, and its Senate companion bill, S.

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April 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today sent a letter to President Obama urging support for combat veteran benefits for the military members who were wounded by former Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan, who fatally shot 13 people and wounded 31 others in a terrorist attack at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas.

April 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) has voted to name the new Elementary School #47 in Riverstone, after fallen Houston Firefighter Anne Sullivan. Anne Sullivan was a probationary firefighter. She had just graduated from the Houston Fire Department (HFD) Academy in April 2013.

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