Rep. Richard DeBolt's News & Media


On Thursday, March 12, the Washington State House of Representatives introduced House Resolution 4686 honoring 20th District Rep. Richard DeBolt. DeBolt recently announced his retirement from the Legislature. Several members honored...

March 12, 2020

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, ranking member of the House Capital Budget Committee, was a lead negotiator and budget writer for this year’s supplemental spending plan, which adjusts the original capital budget...

March 12, 2020

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's bill that would authorize $700 million in bonds to finance Chehalis Basin flood damage reduction and aquatic species habitat restoration projects recently passed the House of Representatives.

Feb. 17, 2020

Ella Chaput, a 14-year-old student from Chehalis, recently served as a legislative page in the Washington State House of Representatives. She was sponsored by 20th District Rep. Richard DeBolt.

Feb. 7, 2020

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, announces his retirement from the state House of Representatives after 24 years of service.

Feb. 7, 2020

The longest-serving member of the House Republican Caucus announced he will not seek re-election and will retire from his office as a 20th District legislator at the end of his term...

Feb. 6, 2020

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, announced today he will not seek another term to the Washington State House of Representatives. The former director for the Chehalis-Centralia Chamber, and native of Tacoma,...

Feb. 6, 2020

Samara Vannoy, a 14-year-old student from Rochester, recently served as a legislative page in the Washington State House of Representatives. She was sponsored by 20th District Rep. Richard DeBolt.

Feb. 3, 2020

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