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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

Late Tuesday, the House approved the bipartisan 2017-19 biennium supplemental capital budget. Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, ranking minority member of the House Capital Budget Committee, helped put together the plan that...

Feb. 27, 2018

Late Thursday, the House approved the long-awaited bipartisan 2017-19 capital budget. With $4.17 billion in total spending and $2.72 billion in bonds, the newly approved budget also leaves $211 million for...

Jan. 18, 2018

The state House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill Thursday that would allow volunteer midwives and doulas to provide assistance to incarcerated pregnant inmates in county jails and state prisons. Substitute...

Jan. 18, 2018

Today, the House released a bipartisan Capital Budget plan for the 2017-19 biennium. The plan includes $4.15 billion in total spending, with over $1 billion allocated for school construction costs. The...

April 6, 2017

Sen. John Braun, Rep. Richard DeBolt and Rep. Ed Orcutt, will co-host a telephone town hall meeting March 28. The community conversation, which is similar to a call-in radio format, will...

March 22, 2017