Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, speaks in favor of the supplemental transportation budget proposal, which was crafted in a bipartisan manner. He dives into the complexities...

Feb. 27, 2024

The House of Representatives agreed Saturday to a supplemental transportation budget to place more troopers on highways across the state while continuing preservation and maintenance activities. Nic Scott reports. Wash. House...

Feb. 24, 2024

State Representative Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, issued the following statement today following House approval of the supplemental transportation budget, which seeks to address critical gaps and...

Feb. 24, 2024

A bipartisan supplemental transportation budget is scheduled to be debated by the House of Representatives at the state Capitol on Saturday. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 02-22-24 – RADIO...

Feb. 22, 2024

State Representative Andrew Barkis discusses the pressing issues facing Washington’s ferry system, highlighting his proposal as a solution for immediate action. House Bill 2498 calls on Governor Jay Inslee to declare...

Feb. 21, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis serves as the ranking member on the House Transportation Committee. On this week’s edition of The Impact, he sits down with host Mike McClanahan and Transportation Committee Chair...

Feb. 16, 2024

A Republican lawmaker has come up with an idea to quickly identify taggers and eradicate graffiti. The bill, approved Saturday in the state House of Representatives, is scheduled for a Senate...

Feb. 14, 2024

House Republican transportation leads Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor, have introduced bipartisan legislation calling on Governor Jay Inslee to declare a ferry procurement emergency and use his gubernatorial...

Feb. 14, 2024

2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis spoke out forcefully against the House Democrats’ rent control bill, which was approved 54-43 last night. Barkis: “Remember, Madam Speaker, you cannot have a tenant without...

Feb. 14, 2024

House Republican Reps. April Connors and Andrew Barkis recap the debate (watch our mashup here) and passage of House Bill 2114, the Democrats’ misguided rent control bill. Reps. Connors and Barkis,...

Feb. 13, 2024