Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


House Republicans promised to bring real solutions to the table this session. We're doing just that. In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a high level briefing of the...

Feb. 23, 2021

In this quick video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about his concerns with the fences still being wrapped around the Capitol campus, with no word from Gov. Jay Inslee on...

Feb. 23, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a policy update on several of his housing bills (House Bills 1232 and 1233) that have passed out of their respected committees...

Feb. 18, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KELA Radio to discuss working on legislation to assist the homeless population re-integrate back into society, supporting those struggling with addiction without creating a dependence, and...

Feb. 17, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, speaks on House Bill 1091 – otherwise known as the low-carbon fuel standard. Procedure is...

Feb. 15, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about a five corners letter that was recently sent to Gov. Jay Inslee to take the fences down and open up the...

Feb. 13, 2021

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about his housing bill (HB 1228); why it's time to take the fences down and open the Capitol; and...

Feb. 2, 2021

The state House approved a COVID-relief bill Monday night, with most Republicans reluctantly voting no, saying it doesn't go far enough to provide real relief to struggling businesses and families. John...

Feb. 2, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, was recently a guest on TVW's The Impact. He discussed current bills and issues before the transportation committee, including the massive...

Jan. 27, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, has introduced a bill (House Bill 1233) as part of several housing policies for the 2021 session. His bill seeks to modify the growth management act's (GMA's)...

Jan. 27, 2021