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Rep. Andrew Barkis speaks with KOMO’s Jeremy Harris about his bill (HB 2358) that would crack down on illegal highway blockades with tougher penalties.

Jan. 17, 2024

Republican legislation suggests tougher penalties to deter illegal highway blockades. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol. Wash. House Republicans · 01-16-24 – RADIO REPORT: Barkis proposes new tools to end...

Jan. 16, 2024

On Monday, Rep. Andrew Barkis joined KVI’s Ari Hoffman for an interview on his bill that seeks to inflict tougher penalties on those who block state highways. Barkis and Hoffman also...

Jan. 15, 2024

At the end of the first week of the 2024 legislative session, Rep. Andrew Barkis discusses three of his bills that he’s hoping to get to the governor’s desk this year....

Jan. 12, 2024

Last week, Rep. Andrew Barkis joined KONA Radio’s Robb Francis and John McKay for an interview on his bill to crack down on illegal highway blockades. The state’s drug crisis was...

Jan. 12, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis talks with KTTH’s Jason Rantz about his bill to inflict tougher penalties on those taking part in illegal highway blockades. The bill comes in response to recent protests...

Jan. 12, 2024

In an effort to bring a permanent end to highway blockades that endanger lives, cripple commutes, and undermine law and order, 2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis today introduced legislation that would...

Jan. 11, 2024

As the 2024 legislative session began Monday, lawmakers wasted no time passing a bill that could help to increase affordable housing options across Washington state. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans...

Jan. 8, 2024

In the face of a housing shortage that has only grown worse over time, the state House today voted 94-4 to approve a bill sponsored by Rep. Andrew Barkis that would...

Jan. 8, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, tells KIRO Radio’s Dave Ross and Chris Sullivan about his legislation, House Bill 1989, that seeks to create a graffiti abatement and reduction program within the Washington...

Jan. 3, 2024