Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Press Releases

April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) issued the following statement after Attorney General William Barr publicly released Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report:

April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson, co-chair of the Victims’ Rights Caucus, will host a human trafficking summit with local officials, law enforcement and community leaders to discuss human trafficking in the Houston region.

April 16, 2019 Press Release

SUGAR LAND, TX – Yesterday, Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) met with US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Field Office Director Wallace Carroll at the USCIS Houston office.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX– Today Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) joined President Donald Trump as he signed two energy related executive orders. The first executive order takes a number of steps to cut red tape and improve the transportation of American energy. The second executive order aims to streamline the oversight and approval process to boost cross-border energy infrastructure.

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April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement regarding the death of Lieutenant Colonel Richard “Dick” E. Cole, the last WWII Doolittle Raider:

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement calling on the Maduro regime to release the six Citgo executives, five of whom are Texans, who have been detained in Venezuela since November 2017:

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to protect women who suffer from domestic violence or sexual assault. Olson voted in favor of H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). While this bill provides important tools to assist victims, there were some provisions that cause concern that Olson hopes can be addressed in Senate negotiations.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today acted to force a vote on protecting babies born during an abortion attempt. Democrats are blocking a vote on a bill to protect babies born alive. In order to force a vote on this bill, Olson and 190 of his colleagues signed Republican Whip Steve Scalise’s discharge petition on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

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March 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Pete Olson (TX-22) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) led the Houston Congressional delegation in a bipartisan letter to the director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service inquiring about the significant delays the Houston region has faced in the processing of immigration applications.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Pete Olson (R-TX) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today introduced legislation to recognize the contributions of rehabilitation innovation centers that serve a unique role in treating complex rehabilitation needs across the United States. Olson and Schakowsky introduced H.R. 1901, the Preserving Rehabilitation Innovation Centers Act.

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