Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


On this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discusses the status of his eviction prevention policy package, deadlines the Legislature has met, and the proposed low carbon fuel...

Feb. 25, 2019

Legislative priorities change with each new session. One priority that remains consistent is the issue of housing affordability across Washington State. The housing market continues to see increasing costs for renters,...

Feb. 23, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, sits down with Rep. Nicole Marci, D-Seattle, and host Austin Jenkins on TVW's Inside Olympia to discuss the housing affordability crisis and the difference in policy solutions...

Feb. 22, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins Peter Abbarno on KELA to discuss the status of his eviction prevention package, providing a contrast of his legislation versus other proposals on the table. He...

Feb. 6, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a quick rundown of the work he's doing as the ranking member on the House Transportation Committee. He also provides an update on his eviction prevention...

Feb. 5, 2019

Sixteen-year-old Tillman Moen, a student from Graham Kapowsin High School, recently spent one week in Olympia serving as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by 2nd...

Feb. 4, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins Peter Abbarno on KELA to discuss his eviction prevention package; the ban the booth bill and anti-business climate in the Legislature; and his new leadership role...

Jan. 30, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown: BIG NEWS! A huge bill package aimed at bringing eviction reform to the housing affordability crisis was introduced.

Jan. 23, 2019

A recent Crosscut/Elway Poll showed homelessness and housing affordability are the top issues Washington voters want the Legislature to address. Legislative Republicans say they've heard the message. They're proposing solutions to...

Jan. 23, 2019

Washington state’s housing affordability crisis affects both homeowners and renters. Rep. Andrew Barkis has introduced several pieces of bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming the eviction process.

Jan. 22, 2019