Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

January 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to protect taxpayers and the unborn by voting in support of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act. This bill would create a permanent, government-wide prohibition against using federal dollars to fund abortive procedures.

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January 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement of strong support upon learning President Trump has acted to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines:

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January 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement of support after President Trump issued an executive order reinstating the successful Mexico City Policy:

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January 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) recently presented Pearland constituent Michael Riggs a Bronze Star Medal. Michael received the Bronze Star Medal from the Air Force for his actions in Vietnam during the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975.

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January 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement in response to learning that former NASA Astronaut Gene Cernan passed away:

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January 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) will present Michael Riggs the Bronze Star Medal on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Michael is receiving a Bronze Star Medal for his Action in Vietnam, Evacuation of Saigon from the Air Force in April 1975.

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January 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today applauded the quick House action in passing his bill H.R. 309, the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act.

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January 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement after Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced that he will retire at the end of the 115th Congress:

January 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted in support of greater accountability in issuing federal regulations.  Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, a bill that would require congressional approval on any federal regulations with potential economic costs of $100 million or more.

January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to empower Congress to efficiently block outgoing president’s last minute executive actions also called “midnight rules.” These actions deserve transparency and review prior to being issued. Olson voted for H.R.

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