Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides his final remarks before the passage of Senate Bill 5600 and why he could not support the bill. This bill seeks to reform current landlord-tenant law.

April 18, 2019

During floor debate on Senate Bill 5600, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks on his amendment and the importance of the 7-day pay-or-vacate notice. In his argument, he describes how 7-days is...

April 18, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins host Mike McClanahan from TVW's The Impact, alongside other transportation leaders, to discuss the two transportation budget proposals introduced by the House and Senate, where current...

April 18, 2019

Recently, the state House of Representatives, on a party-line vote, approved Senate Bill 5600 relating to residential tenant protections. This bill attempts to reform current statute by making a number of...

April 17, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI's John Carlson to discuss the heroin epidemic in Washington. Barkis explains how prosecutors and law enforcement do not apprehend individuals who have up to 3...

April 15, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI's Kirby Wilbur to discuss his concerns about new regulations that make housing less affordable, the need to enforce existing laws to fight Washington's drug crisis,...

April 8, 2019

In this Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives you a brief overview of the two budgets recently voted on in the House chamber: 2019-21 operating and transportation budgets. He also...

April 1, 2019

During recent House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provided the following remarks on the final passage of the 2019-21 House transportation budget. This $10 billion biennial budget funds infrastructure projects...

April 1, 2019

The Washington State House of Representatives recently approved its $10 billion 2019-21 transportation budget. This biennial budget funds infrastructure projects across the state including maintenance and preservation of current transportation systems,...

March 29, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, breaks down recent House floor action and debate, some positive bipartisan work that's been done around recovery support services, and...

March 18, 2019