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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

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

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

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

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

The equation is quite simple: economic growth + increased revenue = no new or raised taxes. If it is that simple, why on earth are we even talking about raising taxes...

Jan. 31, 2018

House Republicans advocate for solutions that will provide real relief from high car-tab fees as a result of Sound Transit 3.

Jan. 24, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, brings you another edition of the “Barkis Breakdown” from under the dome in Olympia. Up on deck this edition: affordable housing, Barkis bills of importance, and a...

Jan. 19, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives you a preview of his agenda for the upcoming 2018 session. Affordable housing is one of his focuses and he explains why. It's also that time...

Dec. 8, 2017

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, 2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, breaks down the longest session in state history – 193 days to be exact. He discusses where the...

Aug. 3, 2017