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In his first Barkis Breakdown video of the 2024 legislative session, Rep. Andrew Barkis discusses a number of bills to tackle Washington’s public safety and housing crises.

Jan. 19, 2024

Rep. Andrew Barkis speaks with KOMO’s Jeremy Harris about his bill (HB 2358) that would crack down on illegal highway blockades with tougher penalties.

Jan. 17, 2024

At the end of the first week of the 2024 legislative session, Rep. Andrew Barkis discusses three of his bills that he’s hoping to get to the governor’s desk this year....

Jan. 12, 2024

During House floor debate during special session, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, shares personal testimony on how drug addiction and the importance of recovery has impacted his family, and why he supports...

May 16, 2023

The state House of Representatives unanimously passed the 2023-25 transportation budget. During House floor debate, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in support of the...

April 22, 2023

In the latest edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives an update on what’s happening under the dome in Olympia in the final stretch of the 2023 session....

April 22, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, speaks in support of the changes made by the Senate to House Bill 1638. This bill...

April 20, 2023

During House floor debate, and on the concurrence of House Bill 1846, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, continues to speak in support of this important bill aiming to address vessel procurement at...

April 18, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, spoke in favor of House Bill 1846 aiming to address vessel procurement at the Washington State...

April 11, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in favor of Senate Bill 5290 aiming to consolidate and streamline the local permit review process at the local level. He says...

April 10, 2023