Rep. Richard DeBolt's News & Media


Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, testifies on the Carbon Free Washington Act before the House Environment and Energy Committee on Jan. 21, 2019.

Feb. 12, 2019

Callen Ryan, an Adna High School student, traveled to Olympia recently to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by his 20th District Rep. Richard...

Feb. 4, 2019

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, discusses how the Carbon Free Washington Act can help transition our state into a clean energy future. DeBolt says the incentives have enormous potential to propel energy...

Jan. 23, 2019

Asher Sympson, a homeschool student with Northwest AllPrep, traveled to Olympia recently to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by his 20th District Rep....

Jan. 21, 2019

For years, Governor Inslee and some lawmakers in Olympia have suggested Washington's air could become cleaner if energy producers and polluters were taxed and penalized. However, a Republican state representative thinks...

Jan. 21, 2019

A bill introduced by Rep. Richard DeBolt aims to reduce carbon pollution. The lawmaker's proposal seeks to transition the state into a clean energy future, while at the same time keeping...

Jan. 16, 2019

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, has returned to Olympia for the start of the 2019 legislative session. The 20th District lawmaker was officially sworn into office at noon today by Associate Chief...

Jan. 14, 2019

Statement from Rep. Richard DeBolt on an alternative solution to Governor Jay Inslee's new climate-change proposal announced today: “This legislative session is going to be about contrast and differences between Republican...

Dec. 10, 2018

Rep. Richard DeBolt's bill to allow volunteer midwives and doulas to provide assistance to incarcerated pregnant inmates in county jails and state prisons was signed into law Tuesday by the governor....

March 13, 2018

The Legislature approved the final version of the bipartisan 2017-19 supplemental capital budget late Thursday. Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, ranking minority member of the House Capital Budget Committee, helped negotiate the...

March 8, 2018