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On Monday, Rep. Andrew Barkis joined KVI’s Ari Hoffman for an interview on his bill that seeks to inflict tougher penalties on those who block state highways. Barkis and Hoffman also...

Jan. 15, 2024

Last week, Rep. Andrew Barkis joined KONA Radio’s Robb Francis and John McKay for an interview on his bill to crack down on illegal highway blockades. The state’s drug crisis was...

Jan. 12, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis talks with KTTH’s Jason Rantz about his bill to inflict tougher penalties on those taking part in illegal highway blockades. The bill comes in response to recent protests...

Jan. 12, 2024

As the 2024 legislative session began Monday, lawmakers wasted no time passing a bill that could help to increase affordable housing options across Washington state. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans...

Jan. 8, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, tells KIRO Radio’s Dave Ross and Chris Sullivan about his legislation, House Bill 1989, that seeks to create a graffiti abatement and reduction program within the Washington...

Jan. 3, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis joined 1470 KELA on Sunday to discuss challenges and opportunities in the upcoming legislative session in the areas of housing and transportation. Barkis serves as the ranking Republican...

Dec. 13, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joined Ari Hoffman on KVI to discuss the successful passage of House Bill 1110 on middle housing. Barkis believes this is one piece of the puzzle in...

April 20, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, spoke with host Jason Rantz on 770 KTTH about the continued problems with a large and dangerous homeless encampment under Seattle’s Ship Canal Bridge. Barkis voiced his...

Feb. 16, 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, 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