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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

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, has co-sponsored House Bill 1110 with Rep. Jessica Bateman, D-Olympia. Their bipartisan effort is one of many housing bills coming before the Legislature during the 2023 legislative...

Jan. 11, 2023

Everyone needs a home. Washingtonians deserve an affordable place to live, work and raise a family — yet that dream is out of reach. According to Washington Center for Real Estate...

Jan. 10, 2023

“Everyone deserves a home, yet the dream of home ownership is out of reach for too many families,” says Rep. Jessica Bateman, D-Olympia, who’s introducing bipartisan legislation to boost the housing...

Jan. 5, 2023

In this video update, Reps. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, share their thoughts on the Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission’s (CACC) recommendation to build a new airport in rural Pierce...

Dec. 16, 2022

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a recap of the 2022 legislative session, including his priorities, in this newsletter to his constituents in the 2nd District.

May 5, 2022

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a 2022 legislative session recap under the dome in Olympia — for the first time in two years! He...

March 15, 2022

Second District Reps. J.T. Wilcox and Andrew Barkis will host a virtual town hall meeting this Thursday, March 17, from 6-7:30 p.m. During the 90-minute event, the lawmakers will provide a...

March 14, 2022

Sen. Curtis King, ranking Republican on the Senate Transportation Committee, and Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, issued this statement regarding the Legislature’s agreement on the 2022...

March 10, 2022