Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Joins Houston Colleagues to Issue Bipartisan Joint Statement on COVID-19

March 19, 2020
Press Release

Houston, TX — Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22) today joined a bipartisan group of members of the Houston Congressional Delegation led by Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) to release the following statement on COVID-19:

“The spread of COVID-19 represents a serious and unprecedented threat to the health and safety of our communities. As members of the Houston Congressional Delegation, we are committed to working together for our region and our country. We will work to acquire the resources, guidance, and support it needs to combat this pandemic. Now is the time for all of us to work together to minimize the spread of coronavirus across our community and our country, protect hard-working families that will be hit the most by this disease, and help small businesses stay afloat while we tackle this ongoing threat. We are Houston Strong and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the community ready to make it through this together.”

Co-signing the statement with Olson and Fletcher were Representatives Dan Crenshaw (R-TX), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Al Green (D-TX), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Michael McCaul (R-TX).