Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) on Saturday welcomed a group of 20 high school students to serve on his 2016-2017 Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC). The advisory council is comprised of a group of high school students from across the congressional district who serve as Olson’s advisors on issues critical to the youth of America.
Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today fought to protect Americans by voting to prevent President Obama from shutting down the military prison at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Olson voted for H.R. 5351, a bill to bar the president from continuing to transfer detainees captured since the 9/11 attacks to other countries.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by giving the agency tools to address the pervasive mismanagement or misconduct by VA employees. Olson voted in support of H.R.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today voted to remove immunity from foreign governments when a terrorist attack kills Americans on American soil.” Olson voted for S.2040, the Justice against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which would prevent accused foreign sponsors of terrorism from invoking sovereign immunity in cases involving terrorist acts occurring in the United States.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to reports that North Korea executed a fifth nuclear weapons test last night:
Will Handle Duties of Subcommittee
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to current Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield’s resignation from Congress effective September 6, 2016:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced that on Thursday, September 8, 2016, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing entitled, “Examining Legislation to Improve Public Health.” One of the bills included in the hearing is H.R. 1192, the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that he is accepting nominations for the 2016 Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC) program.
Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to remove lawmaking authority from unelected federal bureaucrats and reinstate that power to Congress. Olson introduced H.R. 5812, the Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2016.