In The News

Jul 23
Olsen criticizes UC pay raises | 07/23/2015
By BJ Hansen 7/23/15 Sonora, CA — The UC system plans to increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour, and it is drawing criticism from the Republican Assembly leader. UC Chancellor Janet Napolitano...
Jul 23
UC system to boost minimum wage to $15 by 2017 | 07/23/2015
By John Wildermuth 7/23/15 Low-end University of California workers and contract employees will be getting a pay raise to $15 an hour by late 2017, with an initial boost to $13 on Oct. 1. “This is...

Press Releases

Jul 23
Assembly GOP Leader Kristin Olsen Stands up for UC Students | 07/23/2015
Sends letter questioning increased payroll costs that don’t improve education SACRAMENTO – Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen, of Modesto, today sent a letter to UC President Janet...
Jul 22
Statement by Assembly GOP Leader Kristin Olsen on UC Pay Raises | 07/22/2015
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen issued the following statement in response to the University of California insisting on increasing spending on salaries, while...


Jun 19
Assembly Minority Leader Olsen speaks on Warriors Stadium CEQA exemption | 06/19/2015

Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen asks Democratic leadership why it is okay to continue to offer CEQA exemptions to expedite sports stadium projects - but not for water projects that will...

Jun 04
Olsen Urges Colleagues to Vote no on Bad Teacher Evaluation Measure | 06/04/2015

Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen urges her colleagues to oppose AB 575, a measure that would weaken current teacher evaluation laws.