Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

November 14, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that the House passed H.R. 1192, the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act. This Olson bill would establish a National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding better coordination and use of federal programs relating to supporting care for people with diabetes and related metabolic syndromes and disorders.

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October 24, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today dedicated a Post Office in Sugar Land to fallen Marine Lance Corporal Garrett Gamble. Gamble was killed on March 11, 2010 while patrolling during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was a 2008 graduate of Stephen F. Austin High in Sugar Land. Several members of the Sugar Land community attended the Post Office renaming.

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October 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) will attend the dedication of the new Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary School on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Anne Sullivan was a graduate of Dulles High School in the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) and a Houston firefighter.

October 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the US Supreme Court’s decision to allow the lower court ruling stand, which rejected the Obama Administration’s illegal executive amnesty:

September 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in strong support of the 40th Anniversary of bipartisan support for the lifesaving Hyde Amendment, which has saved over 2 million lives by preventing the use of taxpayer funding for abortion:

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September 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the news that former Israeli President Shimon Peres passed away:

September 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) joined a bipartisan, bicameral letter, led by Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Congressman Diane Black (R-TN), to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell expressing opposition to the Department’s new proposed rule to amend regulations implementing the Title X Family Planning Program. 

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September 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) last night acted to block future ransom payments by the United States to Iran. Olson voted for H.R. 5931, the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act, which prohibits cash payments to Iran and demands transparency among the executive branch and Congress.

September 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement admonishing the terrorist attack on the Indian army base in Uri:

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