Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

July 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to give local communities more input in the process to house unaccompanied immigrant children. Olson introduced H.R. 6553, the Our Communities, Our Choices Act, which would give communities a voice in the federal decision-making process on where to host Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs) crossing our southern border.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As American natural gas production increases and demand for our energy spikes around the world, the process at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to review the applications for construction of energy export terminals has been stymied by a shortage of highly specialized engineers.

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July 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in response to the recent summit in Helsinki, Finland: 

July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to keep America as the world leader in innovation and technology, establish a crucial pipeline between students and jobs, and strengthen America’s national security, Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA)  and Pete Olson (R-TX) are introducing H.R. 6334, the High School CODES Act.

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July 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced changes to his staff serving the 22nd Congressional District of Texas. Beginning in July, Melissa Kelly is Olson’s Chief of Staff.  Bill Zito, Olson’s outgoing Chief of Staff, has departed to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

July 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) released the following statement after President Trump announced District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for US Supreme Court Justice: 

July 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced support for the US Army Corps of Engineers list of projects that will be funded through the 2018 Disaster Supplemental funding bill that was passed by Congress. The Corps announced $537 million will be allocated for several disaster recovery projects in the Houston area.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to hold the Department of Justice (DOJ) accountable to the public by requiring them to turn over requested documents to Congress. Rep. Olson voted for H. Res.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court overturning a decades-old precedent allowing unions to collect fees from nonunion members in the case Janus v. American Federation of State, Country, and Municipal Employees:

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