Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

March 31, 2016 Press Release

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:

March 29, 2016 Press Release

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.

March 28, 2016 Press Release

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.

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March 22, 2016 Press Release

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.

March 22, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

March 17, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX) today applauded House passage of legislation to support Texas efforts to stop President Obama’s Executive Order that bypassed federal immigration laws. For the first time ever – the House passed H. Res. 639 – 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.

March 16, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement after President Obama announced his nominee for the Supreme Court: 

March 15, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the Administration’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:

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March 10, 2016 Press Release

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. 

March 9, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement condemning Iran’s missile test and aggression toward Israel:

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