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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

The House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would allow access to volunteer maternity services for women in county jails or prison. House Bill 2016, introduced by 20th District Rep....

March 1, 2017

Bush Middle School student Carson Bangart served as a page in the state House of Representatives last week. He was sponsored by 20th District Rep. Richard DeBolt. “I'd like to thank...

Feb. 28, 2017

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, recently received an award from the Capitol Land Trust for his years of collaborative legislative work helping to restore the lands and waters near the Pacific Coast....

Feb. 8, 2017