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During House floor debate, and on the concurrence of House Bill 1846, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, continues to speak in support of this important bill aiming to address vessel procurement at...

April 18, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, spoke in favor of House Bill 1846 aiming to address vessel procurement at the Washington State...

April 11, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in favor of Senate Bill 5290 aiming to consolidate and streamline the local permit review process at the local level. He says...

April 10, 2023

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a “breakdown” of where some key things stand as the end of the 2023 session approaches. He talks about...

April 7, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in opposition to Senate Bill 5197 aiming to address landlord-tenant relations by providing technical changes to eviction notice forms and modifying certain...

April 7, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides his thoughts after the bipartisan 2023-2025 House transportation budget passed off the House floor with a vote of 96-1.

April 5, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks on the 2023-2025 House transportation budget, House Bill 1125, which passed on a 96-1 vote. Barkis is the ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee and...

April 3, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins host Austin Jenkins and Rep. Strom Peterson, D-Edmonds, on TVW’s Inside Olympia to discuss several housing solutions to help solve the supply issue curbing much of...

March 24, 2023

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discusses house of origin cutoff, including good housing policy (House Bill 1245 on lot splitting); bad housing policy (House Bill...

March 20, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in support of his short line railroad infrastructure bill – House Bill 1371. His bill would create various business and occupation, retail...

March 16, 2023