Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

August 1, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced that late Friday, President Obama signed into law his bill, which names a Post Office after Sugar Land 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.

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July 20, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that struck down Texas Voter ID Law, which establishes the types of photo identification election officials can and cannot accept at the polls:

July 14, 2016 Press Release

Last night Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) voted to protect the rights of individuals and healthcare providers who have ethical and religious objections to abortion. Olson was a cosponsor of and voted in support of H.R. 4828, the Conscience Protection Act.

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July 12, 2016 Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to rein in the executive branch and restore Congress’ legislative power. Olson was a cosponsor of and voted for H.R. 4768 the Separation of Powers Restoration Act, a bill to amend the Administrative Procedure Act to overturn the “Chevron doctrine” of judicial deference to agency interpretations of statutory and regulatory provisions.

July 11, 2016 Press Release

Today Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX) introduced the Taking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies (TRUST) Act of 2016 in the House.

July 5, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to FBI Director James Comey’s announcement that there will be no criminal charges filed against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related to her careless handling of classified information:

June 27, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court ruling that struck down Texas HB 2, which establishes standards for abortion providers and facilities:

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June 23, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court ruling in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al:

June 22, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in support of a federal court ruling that determined that the Interior Department lacks the authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal lands:

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June 14, 2016 Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement to mark the U.S. Army’s 241st birthday:

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