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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

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI's John Carlson to discuss the heroin epidemic in Washington. Barkis explains how prosecutors and law enforcement do not apprehend individuals who have up to 3...

April 15, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI's Kirby Wilbur to discuss his concerns about new regulations that make housing less affordable, the need to enforce existing laws to fight Washington's drug crisis,...

April 8, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved a measure that would authorize the state Department of Ecology to implement a California-style low carbon fuel standard. House Republicans voted no, saying it...

March 13, 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, 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

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

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, 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