Rep. Andrew Barkis' News & Media


During the House Housing Committee on Thursday, Feb. 9, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, voiced his opposition to House Bill 1389. Rent control has been proven not to work and it’s the...

Feb. 13, 2023

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides an update on the legislation he’s sponsored this session, including key policies to help with the housing supply crisis...

Feb. 6, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joined KVI talk show radio host John Carlson to discuss bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the housing supply crisis happening in Washington state. Barkis discussed the details...

Feb. 2, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins colleagues from the House and Senate to provide insight into the bipartisan legislation which has been introduced thus far in the 2023 legislative session. He provides...

Jan. 31, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discusses the demographics of the 2nd District; his top legislative priorities including housing and transportation; and his service to various community organizations including Boy Scouts and the...

Jan. 29, 2023

During a press event held on Wednesday, Jan. 25, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides his thoughts on the bipartisan, bicameral priorities for Washington state’s transportation safety needs.

Jan. 27, 2023

In his first edition of the Barkis Breakdown in 2023, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about being back in person under the dome in Olympia for the first time in over...

Jan. 23, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, takes a few minutes to explain his opposition to the proposed site locations for a new airport in Pierce and Thurston counties, and his thoughts on solutions...

Jan. 20, 2023

James Hastings, a student from Centralia Christian School, recently had the opportunity to spend time on the Capitol campus to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. 2nd...

Jan. 20, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and Rep. Jessica Bateman, D-Olympia, sat down with Mike McClanahan of TVW’s The Impact to talk about their bipartisan housing solution – House Bill 1110. This bill...

Jan. 19, 2023