Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

June 14, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the D.C. Circuit Court opinion on the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality rules:

June 13, 2016 Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced his support for articles of impeachment against Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen. Olson cosponsored H. Res. 494, article of impeachment against Koskinen for “abuse or violation of the public trust.”

June 8, 2016 Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in response to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to Congress:

June 8, 2016 Press Release

Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) announced that the House passed his bill H.R. 4775, Ozone Standards Implementation Act. The bill gives states tools to meet important new upcoming ozone and other air quality standards issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It also protects public health while ensuring practical implementation issues are addressed in an achievable and sensible way.

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May 26, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson, Vice Chair of the Energy and Power Subcommittee issued the following statement in response to being named a member of a bipartisan conference committee charged with producing final legislation to modernize our energy laws and strengthen our economy:

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May 24, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement admonishing comments made by Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald regarding long wait lines at the VA:

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May 23, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced the House passed his bill to name a Sugar Land Post Office after fallen Marine Lance Corporal Garrett Gamble of the 22nd Congressional District of Texas. 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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May 19, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to provide critical funding and support to our military by voting in support of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This bill authorizes vital funding for the Department of Defense to provide our service men and women the resources they need to defend our nation. This bill passed the House by a vote of 277-147.

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) thanked Dr. Phil for his support for his efforts to curb diabetes in America. At a recent meeting with Dr. Phil and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, the fight to end the diabetes epidemic in America was a top discussion. Olson has introduced H.R. 1192, the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act.

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May 12, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of support after a federal district judge ruled in House v. Burwell that the Obama administration unlawfully funded parts of Obamacare without an appropriation from Congress:  

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