Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, provides this video statement on the passage of the House supplemental transportation budget, which passed off the House floor today.

Feb. 28, 2020

Fourteen-year-old Alayna Farr, a student from River Ridge High School, recently spent one week in Olympia serving as a page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by 2nd...

Feb. 28, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discusses bipartisan work that has gone into the state's transportation budget and the Republicans' Working Family Tax Cut, which receives a hearing Saturday. The 2nd District lawmaker...

Feb. 25, 2020

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olypmia, and ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, talks about the proactive work that went into drafting the proposed supplemental...

Feb. 25, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, released the following statement on the Democrats' proposed supplemental transportation budget: “Unlike the proposed supplemental operating budget, our budget cabinet...

Feb. 25, 2020

Two monumental housing policies that seek to get Washington state building again passed the state House of Representatives this week. Both bills were authored by Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia. “From the...

Feb. 19, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, released the following statement on a King County Judge's I-976 ruling: “While the ruling was a win for proponents of I-976,...

Feb. 13, 2020

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, explains the first major deadlines of the 2020 session – policy and fiscal cutoffs. He also talks about the bad...

Feb. 11, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, has taken the lead on three important housing policies that address the need for supply in Washington state. His policies are good, common-sense solutions that help bridge...

Jan. 31, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, recaps the debate on the Democrats' proposal to impose a low-carbon fuel standard mandate on Washingtonians. The bill passed 52-44.  “There is no doubt that this low-carbon...

Jan. 29, 2020