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Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, speaks against the low-carbon fuel standard bill during House floor debate. House Bill 1110 would increase the cost of gas by an estimated .57 cents per gallon and .63...

Jan. 30, 2020

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

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

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

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

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, 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