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Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides remarks on his amendment (513) to provide $15 million in grant funding to local governments to address the safety and public health risks associated with homeless...

April 8, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, provides final remarks on the House floor before the passage of the 2021-23 transportation budget proposal.

April 8, 2021

The Washington State House of Representatives voted on and passed their 2021-23 transportation budget proposal today. This $10.9 billion biennial budget funds infrastructure projects across the state including maintenance and preservation...

April 2, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI Radio to discuss transportation bills, the budget, and government spending. The 2nd District lawmaker also talks about proposed taxes, the revenue forecast, and what kind...

March 30, 2021

In this short video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a brief update on the recent transportation revenue forecast, how this reflects the difficult road ahead for budget writers, and the...

March 23, 2021

In this short video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about the fatigue and frustrations setting in at this stage in the 2021 legislative session. He also talks about the need...

March 22, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Rep. Andrew Barkis will host a virtual town hall meeting on Monday, March 22 from 6-7 p.m. During this one-hour virtual event, the legislators will...

March 18, 2021

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about House of Origin cutoff and aa few bad bills that passed off the House floor. He discusses House...

March 10, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides remarks and his opposition to House Bill 1076 on final passage during virtual floor session in the state House of Representatives. This bill seeks to allow...

March 9, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides remarks on his opposition to House Bill 1236 which would expand and provide further rights to residential tenants. In his remarks, Barkis says we cannot be...

March 9, 2021