Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


In this edition of the “Barkis Breakdown,” Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives you the major “highs and lows” in this wrap-up of the 2018 legislative session. He also provides you with...

April 6, 2018

The power of constituency is a key component to the Legislative process in Olympia. Second District Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, recently saw how beneficial his constituents' voices can be through two...

April 2, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks with KELA's Peter Abbarno about the recently completed 2018 legislative session.

March 29, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discusses government transparency and gun control legislation. Barkis also talks about the revenue forecast and what that could mean for the Washington state economy.

Feb. 28, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, sits down with seatmate, Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, to discuss policy they've each been working, and the status of bills moving through the Legislature as we enter...

Feb. 27, 2018

Fourteen-year-old Aiden C. Jackson, a student from St. Francis Cabrini School, recently spent one week in Olympia serving as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by...

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about the recently released revenue forecast and the Washington state capital gains tax proposed by the Democrats. Barkis also discusses various tax increases, along with other...

Feb. 16, 2018

Legislation to allow limited authority law enforcement officers the opportunity to confidentially engage with a peer support counselor was unanimously approved by the state House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill...

Feb. 13, 2018

Legislation recognizing certain challenges and creating opportunities for disabled persons who want to participate in wildlife-related recreation gained approval by vote of 97-0, in the state House of Representatives on Thursday....

Feb. 8, 2018

Alexandra Bunn, a student from Evergreen Christian School, had the opportunity to spend time on the Capitol campus recently to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. She...

Feb. 2, 2018