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House Republican Minority Leader, Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, issued the following statement regarding the passing of state Sen. Scott White: “I was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Senator...

Oct. 24, 2011

DeBolt urges lawmakers to come prepared to complete their work in 30-day special-session Washington State House Republicans are urging lawmakers to come prepared to go to work quickly when they convene...

Oct. 24, 2011

House Republican leaders Richard DeBolt and Gary Alexander today issued the following statement regarding Gov. Chris Gregoire's announcement to call the Legislature in to a 30-day special session beginning Nov. 28,...

Sept. 22, 2011

The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council adopted an updated revenue forecast from the state's chief economist, Dr. Arun Raha, showing the state is expected to take in about $1.4...

Sept. 12, 2011

“At a time when so many families and small businesses are adjusting to economic realities and living within their means, several House Democrats feel that state government shouldn't have to. Time...

July 25, 2011

Lawmakers from the 20th Legislative District today declined the state Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS) and Gov. Chris Gregoire's invitation to attend ceremonies surrounding the closure of Maple Lane...

May 31, 2011

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, today issued the following statement on House Bill 2078, which would increase taxes on home mortgages and make it harder for many families to realize the American...

May 25, 2011

Lead legislator for House Republicans says much-needed workers' compensation reform bill will protect workers and help employers   The House of Representatives today passed a much-needed workers' compensation reform bill for...

May 23, 2011

With Democratic leadership in the state House and Senate unable to come to an agreement on several key issues, including a sustainable budget solution and workers' compensation reform, the Legislature is...

April 21, 2011

'The House Democrat budget is unsustainable and continues to rely on one-time money for ongoing programs,' says Alexander   As House Democrats passed their budget proposal today, House Republican leaders issued...

April 9, 2011