UPDATE – House Republican leader DeBolt says he took time away from Legislature for medical tests; to return Monday
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House Republican Leader Richard DeBolt missed Friday’s floor vote on a Democrat-authored state operating budget. DeBolt had been out most of the week and underwent unspecified medical tests.
“I’ll be back on Monday. I had some tests run. I’ve had some health challenges the last couple of years, and I just haven’t been feeling up to par,’’ DeBolt said when reached at home early Friday evening. He had been out of the office since Wednesday but said he didn’t want to scare anyone: “I’m feeling much better today.’’
DeBolt, a Chehalis resident, won his first election …