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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

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

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks with KELA about his role as ranking Republican on the Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Committee; the impact of recently passed legislation addressing well water...

Jan. 24, 2018

Reps. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discuss the idea of rural solidarity among legislators outside urban districts and whether a solution to the Hirst water rights issue might be...

Jan. 18, 2018

In this Capitol Conversation podcast, 2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, explains the state Supreme Court Hirst decision, how it is affecting decisions to purchase property, and why legislation to rollback...

Aug. 18, 2017