Rep. Richard DeBolt's News & Media


House Republicans object to increased payroll taxes on employers, fear more job losses will result   House Republican Leader Richard DeBolt and Rep. Cary Condotta, Republican leader on commerce and labor...

Sept. 21, 2009

  “The decision to forego a special session is welcome news. From the moment the regular session ended April 26, Republicans in the state House of Representatives were adamant that we...

May 7, 2009

At the heart of debate is measure that pits affluent school districts against property poor school districts Republican leaders in the state House of Representatives say they do not support bringing...

April 28, 2009

Legislation requires communities next to high volume transportation corridors to install electric car infrastructure Rep. Richard DeBolt today said legislation passed by the House that would require communities next to Interstate...

April 24, 2009

'We haven't fixed the problem. This budget is being held together with duct tape and broken promises,' says Alexander House Republican Leader Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, and House Ways and Means Ranking...

April 24, 2009

Group will discuss state sales tax increase proposal, budget solutions The House Republicans will hold a media availability immediately following the House Health and Human Services Committee hearing tomorrow morning. The...

April 20, 2009

Voices of “Tea Party” protestors fall on deaf ears Within hours of the massive anti-tax protests held throughout Washington, new measures to raise taxes on the citizens of the state are...

April 17, 2009

The Senate Democrat operating budget released today proposed to close Green Hill School and send all inmates elsewhere in the state. Green Hill is a high-security juvenile detention center that houses...

March 31, 2009

“We will continue to stand up for taxpayers and respect the will of voters who demanded no tax increases be enacted in Olympia without approval from a two-thirds majority of the...

March 5, 2009

House Republicans press for answers, taxpayer protection   House Republicans are asking House Speaker Frank Chopp to rule on whether the Washington State House of Representatives can repeal an established tax...

March 3, 2009