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In this video, Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, introduces the Reprioritizing Existing Appropriations for Longevity (REAL) Act for state transportation funding.

Nov. 19, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins Rep. Jake Fey, D-Tacoma, on TVW's The Impact to talk everything transportation including the 2021-23 transportation budget, environmental bills (low-carbon fuel standard and cap-and-invest), and the...

May 13, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides his remarks to Amendment 569 and final passage of Senate Bill 5235 which seeks to increase housing unit inventory by removing arbitrary limits on housing options.

May 4, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a recap of the top issues of the 2021 legislative session, including legislation he sponsored.

April 28, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, provides a recap of the process to put together the $11.8 billion 2021-23 transportation budget....

April 28, 2021

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about the homestretch of the 2021 virtual legislative session; recent opposite house policy cutoff; his work on the transportation...

April 13, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides remarks on his amendment (513) to provide $15 million in grant funding to local governments to address the safety and public health risks associated with homeless...

April 8, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, provides final remarks on the House floor before the passage of the 2021-23 transportation budget proposal.

April 8, 2021

In this short video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a brief update on the recent transportation revenue forecast, how this reflects the difficult road ahead for budget writers, and the...

March 23, 2021

In this short video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about the fatigue and frustrations setting in at this stage in the 2021 legislative session. He also talks about the need...

March 22, 2021