Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

September 19, 2016 Press Release

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.

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September 15, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 14, 2016 Press Release

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.

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September 12, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 9, 2016 Press Release

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:

September 7, 2016 Press Release
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:

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September 2, 2016 Press Release

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.

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August 9, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that he is accepting nominations for the 2016 Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC) program.

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August 3, 2016 Press Release

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.

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