April 8

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 … Continue reading Olson Acts To Protect Women From Domestic Violence And Sexual Abuse

Key Points Nonfarm payrolls expanded by 196,000 and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.8%. Wage gains fell off the recent strong pace, increasing just 0.14% for the month and 3.2% year over year, below expectations of the 3.4% pace from last month. The numbers came a month after February’s jaw-dropping gain of just 20,000, … Continue reading Job market bounces back in March with 196,000 gain in payrolls

April 4

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 … Continue reading Olson Acts To Protect Babies Born Alive During An Abortion