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Update on ITC Deer Park Incident

What is the danger? Clean up operations continue at the Intercontinental Terminal Company (ITC) plant in the City of Deer Park. Residents are encouraged to monitor and stay informed about ongoing events. Nearby school districts have cancelled classes as a precaution and health authorities continue to monitor air quality. Residents should follow their local offices of emergency management regarding safety information and road closures. Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is working […]

Olson Announces Veterans Mentoring Students Roundtable And Media Availability

PEARLAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) will host a roundtable discussion with local elected officials, representatives from veterans organizations and school districts to discuss ways to encourage veteran participation in the mentoring of local students. Fort Bend County Judge KP George, Assistant Superintendent and District Coordinator for School Improvement in Fort Bend ISD Dr. Anthony Indelicato, Interim Superintendent of Alvin ISD Dr. Daniel Combs, Director of Family Engagement for Alvin ISD Anna Pasarella, Pearland ISD […]

Olson Attends Utmb Health Clear Lake Campus Grand Opening

Rep. Olson and UTMB Health President Dr. David Callendar

SUGAR LAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) yesterday attended the ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) Health Clear Lake Campus Hospital in Webster. Olson presented UTMB Health President Dr. David Callendar and Executive VP and CEO of the UTMB Health System Donna Sollenberger with a certificate of recognition for the grand opening. “I’m honored to welcome UTMB Health to TX-22,” Rep. Pete Olson said. “This new location […]

Olson Statement On Detention Of Juan Guaido’s Senior Advisor

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Pete Olson (R-TX) released the following statement after the detention of Robert Marrero, a senior advisor to Venezuela’s rightful President Juan Guaido, by the forces of deposed President Nicolas Maduro: “I am deeply concerned by what appears to be a kidnapping launched by forces loyal to Nicolas Maduro. Venezuela is a failed state and Mr. Maduro is no longer the leader of Venezuela.  If he truly loved Venezuela, he would work with […]

Texas Researcher Fighting to Get More Suboxone Doctors Approved to Help Fight Epidemic

Texas is one of the largest states in the country, and yet, it has only 2500 doctors licensed to provide Suboxone for opioid addiction treatment. The lack of waivered doctors in the state makes it nearly impossible for many Texas residents to get the opiate addiction treatment that they desperately need. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, treatment needs to be readily available for addicts to succeed in recovery. Sadly, Suboxone is not […]

89.3 KSBJ Moves Signal To Reach 1.7 Million More Houstonians

HOUSTON, Texas (March 21, 2019) – KSBJ Educational Foundation is proud to announce that for the first time, 89.3 KSBJ will now cover all of Houston, reaching 1.7 million more Houstonians! The improved signal goes LIVE on Friday, March 22 at 7:40am. In 2017, we all watched as Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters rose. You may have even experienced the water coming into your own home. Through those helpless hours, the flood inundated the KSBJ transmitter buildings, knocking us […]

Open Mik Friday

The HPRA Friday lunch speaker this week will be you. HPRA was unable to find a speaker this week. Our president, Barry Klein, will lead things off with a discussion of the Houston area elites and how government policy is made. Then it will be your turn. Houston Property Rights Association March 22, 2019 PUBLIC INVITED: $11.49 plus 10% gratuity – buffet self-serve – all you can eat. Coffee and tea are extra. The LamBo Restaurant (Chinese and American food), is at 6159 […]

Olson Hosts Listening Tour With Local Veterans

 Olson speaks with veterans at the Katy VFW Post

Sugar Land, TX – Today U.S. Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX), VA Associate Medical Center Director James Eggers and Texas Veterans Commissioner Kevin Barber hosted a listening tour meeting with veterans at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Posts across the 22nd Congressional District of Texas. They visited VFW posts in Missouri City, Pearland, Katy and Rosenberg. During the listening tour, they discussed healthcare, the Women’s Health Center and infrastructure at DeBakey VA Medical Center. “As a former Naval aviator, […]

Olson Announces Veterans Mentoring Students Roundtable And Media Availability

PEARLAND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) will host a roundtable discussion with local elected officials, representatives from veterans organizations and school districts to discuss ways to encourage veteran participation in the mentoring of local students. Fort Bend County Judge KP George, Interim Superintendent of Alvin ISD Dr. Daniel Combs, Julie Pickern, Alvin ISD Board of Trustees Pos. 1, Director of Family Engagement for Alvin ISD Anna Pasarella, Pearland ISD Superintendent Dr. John Kelly, Texas Veterans […]

Construction to Begin on Project Creating Additional Linear Stormwater Detention along Buffalo Bayou

The Harris County Flood Control District is scheduled to begin construction in early April on a project to add linear stormwater detention along the south bank of Buffalo Bayou within Terry Hershey Park, between Eldridge Parkway and Dairy Ashford Road. Notification signs about the upcoming construction and related temporary park closures went up March 19 in the project area. This project – which will construct three additional compartments similar to those on the north bank […]