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In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about House of Origin cutoff, what it means for good and bad policy introduced in the House, and what's...

Feb. 21, 2022

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking member on the House Transportation Committee, joins host Mike McClanahan and Rep. Jake Fey, D-Tacoma, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, on TVW's The Impact to...

Feb. 18, 2022

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joined host Austin Jenkins and Rep. Strom Peterson, D-Edmonds, on Inside Olympia to discuss the affordable housing crisis in Washington state, including the lack of supply and...

Feb. 11, 2022

Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, reviews the Democrats' $16.8 billion transportation proposal with Jason Rantz on KTTH. Barkis exposes the plan's overemphasis on funding from costly...

Feb. 10, 2022

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI's John Carlson to discuss a new $16.8 billion transportation package that House and Senate Democrats released Tuesday without Republican input. The proposal pours funds into...

Feb. 9, 2022

The top Republican on the House Transportation Committee says a new transportation proposal by majority Democrats Tuesday would boost taxes and fees but does little to move Washington ahead. John Sattgast...

Feb. 9, 2022

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, released the following statement on the Democrats' Move Ahead Washington transportation plan: “Life has become unaffordable for many individuals, families,...

Feb. 8, 2022

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about one of his passions and priorities – housing. There's a common theme he's noticed in housing policy this...

Feb. 4, 2022

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about his top priorities for the 2022 legislative session. The two priorities at the top of his list: transportation...

Jan. 24, 2022

House Republican transportation lead Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, has sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee and WSDOT Secretary Roger Millar urging them to take action and restore the ability to...

Jan. 14, 2022