Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

February 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to a report from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) that concludes that an EPA mandated 65 parts per billion ozone air quality standard could cost the U.S.

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February 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep.  Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement slamming President Obama's veto of legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline - which would create 42,000 shovel ready jobs and help North American oil flow to our refineries in Texas:

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February 12, 2015 Press Release
Progress Made in Wake of 06' Arson, More Help Needed for Community Landmark

Washington, DC – Reps.  Pete Olson (TX-22) and Al Green (TX-09) recently expressed joint support for preserving the historic St. John Baptist Church in Missouri City.  The St. John Missionary Baptist Church was founded by freed slaves back in 1869 and has deep roots in the history of African Americans in Fort Bend County.

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February 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep.  Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today voted to permanently extend incentives for charitable giving that support the critical work of nonprofit organizations across the country. Olson voted in support of H.R.

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February 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted once again to immediately authorize construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would help North American oil flow to our refineries in Texas.  The House and Senate have passed identical measures to approve the pipeline. The President must sign the bill. The bill passed the House by a vote of 270 – 152.

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February 3, 2015 Press Release
Members Join in Calling on Hastings to Publicly Apologize for Comments
February 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep.  Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 596, a full repeal of Obamacare:

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January 30, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to reports that one of the five Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) in return for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has attempted to return to militant activity:

January 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in support of National School Choice Week:

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January 28, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) this week voted for twelve bills to combat human trafficking, a growing problem in Houston and America. These bills will improve the tools available to law enforcement, identify and develop best practices to prevent human trafficking, help victim survivors recover, train government employees on how to properly detect and respond to human trafficking, and more.

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