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Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a recap of the 2022 legislative session, including his priorities, in this newsletter to his constituents in the 2nd District.

May 5, 2022

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a 2022 legislative session recap under the dome in Olympia — for the first time in two years! He...

March 15, 2022

Second District Reps. J.T. Wilcox and Andrew Barkis will host a virtual town hall meeting this Thursday, March 17, from 6-7:30 p.m. During the 90-minute event, the lawmakers will provide a...

March 14, 2022

Sen. Curtis King, ranking Republican on the Senate Transportation Committee, and Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, issued this statement regarding the Legislature's agreement on the 2022...

March 10, 2022

Late Tuesday night, on a near party-line vote, Democrats in the state House of Representatives passed their 16-year, $16.8 billion Move Ahead Washington transportation package. Senate Bill 5974 is the revenue...

March 2, 2022

“We could have put together a different way of approaching transportation now and in the future for the entire state,” said Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, during House floor debate on the...

March 2, 2022

“Many of the priorities that have been laid out tonight in this policy only reflect one side,” said Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, during House floor debate on Senate Bill 5974 –...

March 2, 2022

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, the House Transportation Committee held an executive session for House Bill 2119, one of the policies within the Democrats' Move Ahead Washington transportation plan. Rep. Andrew Barkis,...

Feb. 24, 2022

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, the House Transportation Committee held an executive session on House Bill 2119, one of the policies within the Democrats' Move Ahead Washington transportation plan. Rep. Andrew Barkis,...

Feb. 24, 2022

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, Senate Republican Leader John Braun, Rep. Andrew Barkis, and Sen. Curtis King sent the following letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins,...

Feb. 22, 2022