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After one of the most contentious debates of the 2020 legislative session, House Democrats passed a controversial comprehensive sexual health education bill just after 2 a.m. early today without a single...

March 5, 2020

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

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, joins Peter Abbarno on KELA for a wide-ranging discussion on everything from mental health to cross-laminated timber. DeBolt also talks about school funding, Washington state’s urban-rural divide,...

Feb. 21, 2018

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, tells KELA the struggle to work out a remedy for well water restrictions imposed by the Hirst court ruling is symbolic of a growing urban-rural divide in...

Jan. 17, 2018

After several long days of voting on the House floor, we passed over 376 bills. We've now reached the half-way mark of the 2017 legislative session. Bills approved by the House...

March 16, 2017

K-12 education budget focuses on high standards, innovation and accountability with flexibility

March 14, 2013

House Democrats rejected making the two-thirds tax requirement and fund education first as part of rules of the House chamber.

Feb. 1, 2013

Broad support shown for measure requiring separate education budget House Republicans’ Fund Education First proposal was heard in the Education Appropriations and Oversight committee today. House Bill 2533, which is a...

Jan. 31, 2012

DeBolt says state shirking its responsibility A measure that would place a greater burden on local taxpayers to pay for basic education passed the state House of Representatives on Saturday. House...

Feb. 13, 2010