Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


Speaking on KVI Radio with Kirby Wilbur, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, touts the efforts of landlords/property owners who are working hard to change the narrative and misinformation being distributed against them...

Oct. 16, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about what he's been up to during interim as he works hard for the people of the 2nd District,...

Sept. 20, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gave the following presentation at the Association of Washington Business Housing Forum in Bellevue on July 8, 2019. In the presentation, he identified five tools to make...

July 10, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a detailed description of the 2019-2021 transportation budget. He also gives details about the ongoing concerns with the recent veto actions by Gov. Inslee and the...

June 21, 2019

Reps. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provide some detail into the work done on the affordable housing issue facing our state. Rep. Barkis provides further detail on the work...

June 21, 2019

Within the next decade, Washington will grow by nearly one million people. We are already in the midst of a housing shortage with no end in sight. We need a unified...

June 3, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, released the following statement in response to the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) report on the 2017 Amtrak Passenger Train...

May 23, 2019

One of the many issues at the forefront of the 2019 legislative session in Olympia was the state's housing affordability crisis. Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a bill into law that...

May 10, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a breakdown of the good, bad and ugly of the 2019 legislative session, which concluded on April 28. He...

May 9, 2019

During the Kirby Wilbur Show on KVI, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, expressed disappointment that an $18 million amendment he worked to put in the budget to fight drug abuse and help...

April 30, 2019