Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


House Republican leadership recently selected Rep. Andrew Barkis to serve as the ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee. The 2nd District lawmaker was officially sworn in today by Associate Chief...

Jan. 14, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides you with a glimpse into the governor's proposed tax increases, and provides you with a brief synopsis of his priorities heading into the 2019 session. Thank...

Dec. 19, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks with Dori Monson on KIRO Radio about concerns with the governor's 2019-21 budget proposal that calls for massive tax increases.

Dec. 13, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, was selected to participate in The Council of State Governments 2018 Western Legislative Academy Nov. 27 – Dec. 2, in Colorado Springs, CO. The Western Legislative Academy...

Dec. 13, 2018

Read Rep. J.T. Wilcox's and my 2018 Legislative Update by clicking on the image below.

May 11, 2018

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