Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


Thank you for visiting my website!

Due to election-year restrictions, content on my website cannot be changed until the Secretary of State certifies the November election results. You are still welcome to contact me directly.

A bipartisan supplemental transportation budget is scheduled to be debated by the House of Representatives at the state Capitol on Saturday. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 02-22-24 – RADIO...

Feb. 22, 2024

State Representative Andrew Barkis discusses the pressing issues facing Washington’s ferry system, highlighting his proposal as a solution for immediate action. House Bill 2498 calls on Governor Jay Inslee to declare...

Feb. 21, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis serves as the ranking member on the House Transportation Committee. On this week’s edition of The Impact, he sits down with host Mike McClanahan and Transportation Committee Chair...

Feb. 16, 2024

A Republican lawmaker has come up with an idea to quickly identify taggers and eradicate graffiti. The bill, approved Saturday in the state House of Representatives, is scheduled for a Senate...

Feb. 14, 2024

House Republican transportation leads Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor, have introduced bipartisan legislation calling on Governor Jay Inslee to declare a ferry procurement emergency and use his gubernatorial...

Feb. 14, 2024

2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis spoke out forcefully against the House Democrats’ rent control bill, which was approved 54-43 last night. Barkis: “Remember, Madam Speaker, you cannot have a tenant without...

Feb. 14, 2024

House Republican Reps. April Connors and Andrew Barkis recap the debate (watch our mashup here) and passage of House Bill 2114, the Democrats’ misguided rent control bill. Reps. Connors and Barkis,...

Feb. 13, 2024

Republicans in the state House of Representatives voted early Tuesday evening against a bill they say will decrease the supply of housing in Washington while increasing rent. John Sattgast reports. Wash....

Feb. 13, 2024

With a 96-1 vote on Saturday, the state House approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Andrew Barkis that would create a pilot program to test new technologies and techniques aimed at...

Feb. 12, 2024

Earlier this week, 2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis joined ARC Seattle to discuss two bills he’s sponsored this session aimed at cracking down on graffiti taggers. House Bill 1800 would provide...

Feb. 10, 2024