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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

As ranking Republican of the House Transportation Committee, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discusses how the people's call for $30 car tabs can be upheld by the Legislature. Additionally, Barkis examines the...

Jan. 29, 2020

While the voter-approved $30-dollar car tab initiative remains tied up in the courts, House Republicans in Olympia are preparing legislation that would implement the lower fees and establish a new funding...

Jan. 11, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, talks with KELA's Peter Abbarno about recent passage of I-976, the new project delay list which seems punitive against voters, and...

Nov. 27, 2019

Speaking on KVI Radio with Kirby Wilbur, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, touts the efforts of landlords/property owners who are working hard to change the narrative and misinformation being distributed against them...

Oct. 16, 2019

During the Kirby Wilbur Show on KVI, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, expressed disappointment that an $18 million amendment he worked to put in the budget to fight drug abuse and help...

April 30, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI's John Carlson to discuss the heroin epidemic in Washington. Barkis explains how prosecutors and law enforcement do not apprehend individuals who have up to 3...

April 15, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins KVI's Kirby Wilbur to discuss his concerns about new regulations that make housing less affordable, the need to enforce existing laws to fight Washington's drug crisis,...

April 8, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved a measure that would authorize the state Department of Ecology to implement a California-style low carbon fuel standard. House Republicans voted no, saying it...

March 13, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins Peter Abbarno on KELA to discuss the status of his eviction prevention package, providing a contrast of his legislation versus other proposals on the table. He...

Feb. 6, 2019