Rep. Richard DeBolt's News & Media


By a vote of 97-1, the state House of Representatives approved a measure requested by Gov. Jay Inslee that would create the Governor's Statewide Broadband Office. Senate Bill 5511 would also authorize the...

April 19, 2019

Majority Democrats in the state House of Representatives passed a so-called “Clean Energy Bill” Thursday that is another part of Governor Jay Inslee's climate-change agenda. Legislative Republicans warned what the bill...

April 12, 2019

W.F. West student, Ava Meller, recently traveled to Olympia to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by 20th Legislative District Rep. Richard DeBolt. “It...

April 8, 2019

The Washington State House of Representatives recently released its proposed $4.6 billion 2019-21 capital budget. This biennial budget funds infrastructure projects across the state including schools, public buildings, parks, low-income housing,...

March 28, 2019

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, joins KELA to discuss the renovation of Swede Hall in Rochester from the capital budget, the pet leasing bill, mental health, and flood prevention. He also discusses...

March 20, 2019

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, speaks against standardized health plans that expressly limit choice over time. The 20th District lawmaker notes that state government funded, socialistic approaches to health care shift the...

March 12, 2019

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, speaks on the House floor in favor of a bill that would make prescription drug costs more transparent. The 20th District lawmaker says the monopolistic power of...

March 12, 2019

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, speaks against the selling of pets as big business. The 20th District lawmaker says it is far more humane to adopt a pet from a local shelter...

March 12, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved Governor Inslee's bill that would add a public option to health insurance plans offered in the Washington State Health Benefits Exchange. The measure passed...

March 11, 2019

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, joins Peter Abbarno on KELA to discuss his incentive-based clean energy proposal, criminal justice reform, mental health, the state supreme court, the capital budget, gun laws, healthcare...

Feb. 13, 2019