Media Coverage

What's the media saying about Kim Olson?

Find a list of media coverage and watch Kim Olson live video here.  Did you find an article about Texas Agriculture you want to send to us? Email us at info@votekimolson.org


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Get out and Vote in 2018

2018 TX Democratic Nominee

It's official!  You'll find the 2018 Democratic nominee for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture planting onions on her ranch.  Here's Kim's announcement video.

Burleson Star Live Radio - Ag Thursday with Bethann Coldiron

Fort Worth Launch Party

November, 11th Campaign Launch!  At 14:23 mark starts Kim's speech.

Bees for Texas


For over 25 years I served in the United States Air Force. Now, I own and operate the 4K River Ranch, where we care for thousands of bees. But why should you care about bees?

Like most folks, we know bees make honey, but “Honey” bees are very important for agricultural crops right here in the Lone Star State.

Legacy of Service

Kent & Kim share their family history.

Kim Olson Speaks at Friendsgiving Festival in Harris County

Community Service Builds Communities!

Kim Olson advocates for Community Service - Kim Olson and Friends, Adopt a Highway.

Kim Olson speaks to Hood County Democratic Party

Media Coverage List

"TEXAS IS STILL RED, BUT DEMOCRATS SEE OPPORTUNITY IN THE COMING MIDTERMS" August 10, 2018 (article)

https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/texas-is-still-red-but-democrats-see-opportunity-in-the-coming-midterms/


"Kim Olson goes to the people" August 6, 2018 (article)

https://www.mrt.com/191news/article/Kim-Olson-goes-to-the-people-13135019.php


"Texas association, ag commissioner candidate denounce Sid Miller’s decision" August 5, 2018 (article)

https://www.timesrecordnews.com/story/news/local/2018/08/05/association-candidate-denounce-millers-decision-spray-boxes/900206002/


"Kim Olson criticizes Sid Miller for ending fever tick spray operations" August 3, 2018 (article)

https://www.mystatesman.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/kim-olson-criticizes-sid-miller-for-ending-fever-tick-spray-operations/f8CU4I8Eul2L98hiTGCLVI/


"Ag commissioner's boots are made for walking the fields, candidate Olson says" August 2, 2018 (article)

https://www.reporternews.com/story/news/politics/elections/2018/08/02/ag-commissioners-boots-made-walking-fields-olson-says/892681002/


"On the campaign trail, Democrat running for agriculture commissioner reckons with her past" July 30, 2018 (article) 

https://www.texastribune.org/2018/07/30/kim-olson-democrat-agriculture/


"Agriculture Commissioner Challenger Kim Olson Stocking War Chest Ahead in Race Against Sid Miller" July 24, 2018 (article and video) 

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/politics/Kim-Olson-on-her-run-for-Agriculture-Commissioner-489046781.html


"How Texas Democrat Kim Olson’s military career crashed in Iraq" July 20, 2018 (article) 

https://www.mystatesman.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/how-texas-democrat-kim-olson-military-career-crashed-iraq/Ic757Yz0Q6k6nrtZJiPbIN/


"Democrat Kim Olson has more cash, less debt than Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller" July 18, 2018 (article)

https://www.chron.com/news/politics/texas/article/Democrat-Kim-Olson-has-more-cash-less-debt-than-13083316.php


"Olson gaining financial ground on incumbent ag commissioner Miller" July 18, 2018 (article)

https://www.timesrecordnews.com/story/news/local/2018/07/18/olson-gaining-ground-incumbent-ag-commissioner-miller/793100002/


"Texas Agriculture Commissioner candidate Olson concerned trade war could hurt farmers" June 29, 2018 (article)

http://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20180629/texas-agriculture-commissioner-candidate-olson-concerned-trade-war-could-hurt-farmers


"Bringing broadband to rural Texas has challenges" June 29, 2018 (article)

http://www.weatherforddemocrat.com/news/local_news/bringing-broadband-to-rural-texas-has-challenges/article_f15d9d63-d174-5b60-9c68-5fd84ee2e58f.html


"Moulton looks to recruit new generation of Dem leaders" June 28, 2018 (article) 

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/394510-moulton-looks-to-recruit-new-generation-of-dem-leaders


"YOUNG TEXANS DON’T VOTE AS MUCH AS OLDER FOLKS, AND DEMOCRATS WANT TO CHANGE THAT" June 26, 2018 (article)

http://keranews.org/post/young-texans-dont-vote-much-older-folks-and-democrats-want-change


"‘Whole lotta women’ changing the face of the Texas Democratic Party" June 23, 2018 (article)

https://www.mystatesman.com/news/whole-lotta-women-changing-the-face-the-texas-democratic-party/lM3WQNjQDPJnTTWBf1fFNM/


"Betomania, the border and Trump-bashing: Five big takeaways from the Texas Democratic convention" June 23, 2018 (article) 

https://www.texastribune.org/2018/06/23/four-big-takeaways-texas-democrats-convention-fort-worth/


"'Shame on you, Sid Miller:' Opponent rips Texas Ag Commissioner over controversial comments" June 21, 2018 (article)

https://www.chron.com/news/politics/texas/article/Sid-miller-migrant-family-separation-military-13014489.php#item-85307-tbla-5


"Kim Olson, Democratic Nominee for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture, Condemns New Tariffs" June 16, 2018 (article)

http://www.gilmermirror.com/view/full_story/27577697/article-Kim-Olson--Democratic-Nominee-for-Texas-Commissioner-of-Agriculture--Condemns-New-Tariffs?instance=lead_story_left_column


"Democratic candidate for ag commissioner stops in Longview" June 13, 2018 (article) 

https://www.news-journal.com/news/olson-makes-stop-in-longview/article_e2402acc-6f3c-11e8-939f-37206902851d.html


"Democratic candidate for ag commissioner to be in Longview today" June 12, 2018 (article) 

https://www.news-journal.com/news/local/democratic-candidate-for-ag-commissioner-to-be-in-longview-today/article_ea29ecac-6e86-11e8-add1-f7c4f3db6055.html


"Kim Olson to campaign in Wood County on June 12" June 11, 2018 (article)

http://www.gilmermirror.com/view/full_story/27576253/article-Kim-Olson-to-campaign-in-Wood-County-on-June-12?instance=home_news_bullets


"Scores of Texas women are running for office. Many of them are new to politics." June 11, 2018 (article)

http://www.theeagle.com/news/texas/scores-of-texas-women-are-running-for-office-many-of/article_bd8617cd-0a83-56f6-b347-b1850f67559a.html


"Scores of Texas women are running for office. Many of them are new to politics." June 11, 2018 (article)

https://www.texastribune.org/2018/06/11/many-texas-women-running-elected-office-many-new-to-politics/


"Meet the Merry Band of Texas Democrats Running for Statewide Office" June 6, 2018 (article)

https://www.texasobserver.org/meet-the-merry-band-of-texas-democrats-running-for-statewide-office/


"Kim Olson and Joi Chevalier launch WomenWin in Fort Worth June 9-10 to support Democratic women, mostly first-time candidates running for local, state, and federal office" June 7, 2018 (article)

http://blueribbonnews.com/2018/06/catherine-krantz-d-emory-to-attend-historic-womenwin-conference-in-north-texas/


"Candidate Conversation: Dem Ag Commissioner contender Kim Olson" June 5, 2018 (Television Interview)

http://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/austin/news/2018/06/05/candidate-conversation--dem-ag-commissioner-contender-kim-olson


"WomenWin Conference to Support Record Number of Women Running for Office in Texas" June 5, 2018 (Press Release)


"The Healthy Choice: Kim Olson for Texas Agriculture Commissioner" May 27, 2018 (article)

https://www.adpulp.com/the-healthy-choice-kim-olson-for-texas-agriculture-commissioner/


"Commissioner of Agriculture candidate Olson to be in Wichita Falls" May 23, 2018 (article)

https://www.timesrecordnews.com/story/news/local/2018/05/23/commissioner-agriculture-candidate-olson-wichita-falls/637522002/


 Bob Jones 52-18 RET. USAF COL Kim Olson "Democratic Nominee Texas Commissioner of Agriculture!" May 2, 2018 (radio interview) 

https://soundcloud.com/1440-keys-corpus-christi/bob-jones-52-18-ret-usaf-col-kim-olson-democratic-nominee-texas-commissioner-of-agriculture


Kim Olson: USAF Pilot. Texas Women's Hall of Famer. Next Up? Ag Commissioner, May 7, 2018 (article)

https://lonestarparityproject.weebly.com/features/kim-olson-USAF-pilot-Texas-womens-hall-of-famer-next-up-ag-commissioner


Texas Public Radio, Ryan Poppe, December 18, 2017 (article)

Republicans Trade Barbs As Texas Agriculture Commissioner Race Heats Up

  

Star Telegram, Anna M. Tinsley, December 14, 2015 (article)

2018 Election: ‘As Tarrant County goes, so goes the state,’ says Beto O’Rourke

 

Austin American-Statesman, Johnathan Silver, December 13, 2017 (article)

Sid Miller calls for Travis GOP chairman to resign over campaign work


Houston Chronicle, Mike Ward, December 11, 2017 (article)

Filing is over -- now the hard part begins for Texas political candidates

 

Houston Chronicle, Andrea Zelinski, December 10, 2017 (article)

Ag commissioner candidates spar over banana Nutella crepes

  

San Antonio Express-News, Andrea Zelinski, December 10, 2017 (article)

Controversial agriculture commissioner draws two rivals

   

Bandera County Courier, December 7, 2017 (article)

Straight from the horse's mouth

  

Austin American-Statesman, Ken Herman, December 5, 2017 (article)

Ag Commissioner Sid Miller links opponent to Nutella banana crepes

 

Texas Rural Voices, Jahue Anderson, November 30, 2017 (article)

The Future Is Female

 

The Texas Tribune, Patrick Svitek, November 29, 2017 (article)

Longtime lobbyist Trey Blocker mounts primary challenge to Ag Commissioner Sid Miller


The Huntsville Item, Dave McNeely, November 17, 2017 (article)

Texas Democrats: End political drought?


Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Anna M. Tinsley, November 16, 2017 (article)

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.


The Johnson City Record Courier, November 16, 2017 (article)

Agriculture Commissioner Candidate to Visit Johnson City


The Record Live, November 14, 2017 (article)

Best Democratic Candidates: ‘Red, White and Blue’


Times Record News, November 8, 3017 (article)

Faces and Places: County Democrats


San Angelo Standard-Times, November 8 (article)

Candidate for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture makes stop in San Angelo


The Texas Tribune, Patrick Svitek, November 5, 2017 (article)

As 2018 deadline nears, some top Democrats raising concerns about statewide ticket


Blue Ribbon News, October 30, 2017 (article)

Kim Olson announces candidacy for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture


Wichita Falls Times Record News, October 17, 2017 (article)

Lieutenant governor candidate meets with educators


Weatherford Democrat, October 3, 2017 (article)

Democrats have no challenger to go against Abbott


KOXE 101.3 FM, September 27, 2017 (article)

Ag Commissioner candidate to speak at Brown County Democrats meeting


The Comanche Chief, September 22, 2017 (article)

Kim Olson at Comanche County Democratic meeting


Jacksboro Herald-Gazette, Cherry Rushin, August 17, 2017 (article)

Ag Commissioner candidate stumps in Jacksboro


Bastrop County Candidate Forum, July 15, 2017 (video)

Kim Olson Ag Commish


Star Telegram, Patrick Svitek (The Texas Tribune), July 13, 2017 (article)

As congressional races draw big interest, Democrats still filling out statewide ticket


The Dublin Citizen, June 28, 2017 (article)

Ag commish candidate to address Erath


Stephenville Empire Tribune, June 22, 2017 (article)

Candidate for ag commissioner to speak in Erath County


The Texas Tribune, Patrick Svitek, June 19, 2017 (article)

Latest Texas fundraising totals shed light on key races


Weatherford Democrat, Christin Coyne, May 19, 2017 (article)

Former WISD trustee Olson seeks office


Hood County Democrats, May 18, 2017 (video)

The Democratic Party of  Hood County Presents Kim Olson 


Texas Woman’s University--Texas Women's Hall of Fame, September 29, 2016 (article & video)

Colonel (Ret) Kim Olson--2014 Inductee


Air Education and Training Command Newsletter, Senior Airman Jimmie D. Pike, April 8, 2016 (article)

Retired Col. Kimberly Olson: Laughlin legacy


Business and Professional Women's Foundation, May 28, 2014 (article)

BPW Foundation congratulates Women Joining Forces Advisory Council Member, Col. Kim Olson (Ret.), for her recent induction into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame.


The University of Texas at Dallas News Center, Kim Horner, April 15, 2015 (article)

Retired Colonel Encourages Women to Continue Breaking Barriers


CBS Philadelphia, Steve Tawa, October 1, 2014 (article)

Retired USAF Colonel Urges Agencies To See Special Needs of Returning Female Vets


KERA News (North Texas Public Broadcasting), Kristina Martinez & Rick Holter, May 23, 2014 (article & audio)

The Challenges Of Re-Entry For Women Veterans


WFAA ABC-TV, May 6, 2013 (video)

Colonel Kim Olson from Grace After Fire -- Interview on PTSD


Platforms TV News Program, Shivaun Palmer, November 9, 2010 (video)

Philanthropy Interviews: Kim Olson of Grace After Fire

Philanthropy Interviews: Kim Olson of Grace After Fire 2


Circle Stories Book Reviews, Doris Anne Roop-Benner, January 4, 2008 (article)

Iraq and Back by Colonel Kim Olson"https://www.news-journal.com/news/olson-makes-stop-in-longview/article_e2402acc-6f3c-11e8-939f-37206902851d.html


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