Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement of remorse upon learning that 21 people were killed in a tragic accident involving the collapse of an overpass under construction in Kolkata, India:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today participated in a “Coffee with Your Congressman” hosted by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce. Roughly 90-100 constituents from across Fort Bend County attended the event, which was held in Sugar Land.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced he has introduced legislation 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.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX) today acted to help cut off funding for the terrorist regime the Islamic State by introducing H.R. 4826, the Energy and American Security Act.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX) today applauded House passage of legislation to support Texas efforts to stop President Obamaâ€™s Executive Order that bypassed federal immigration laws. For the first time ever â€“ the House passed H. Res. 639 â€“ which authorizes the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement after President Obama announced his nominee for the Supreme Court:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Administrationâ€™s Proposed Program for the 2017-2022 offshore oil and gas leasing program, which halted progress on proposed offshore drilling in the Atlantic in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today joined four other members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler in support of the swift approval of the transaction between Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement condemning Iran’s missile test and aggression toward Israel: