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During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in support of legislation he co-sponsored, House Bill 1337. This bill would expand housing options by easing barriers to the construction and...

March 6, 2023

After House Bill 1074 was passed out of the state House of Representatives, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, stepped off the House floor to provide his thoughts on this bad landlord-tenant bill....

March 2, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in support of his sponsored legislation, House Bill 1245. This bill will increase housing options in Washington state through lot splitting.

March 2, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joined Fox 13’s The Spotlight to discuss the dangerous Ship Canal Bridge homeless encampment in Seattle. This encampment resides on a WSDOT right of way. As the...

March 1, 2023

During House floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, speaks in support of House Bill 1293. This bill is one of many good housing policies the House will discuss this session. This...

Feb. 28, 2023

During floor debate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a speech in support of House Bill 1638 and the critical need to recruit and retain our Washington State trooper force.

Feb. 27, 2023

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, sits down and talks about policy cutoff, housing policy, and the transportation budget with guest Rep. Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor,...

Feb. 21, 2023

During the House Housing Committee on Thursday, Feb. 9, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, voiced his opposition to House Bill 1389. Rent control has been proven not to work and it’s the...

Feb. 13, 2023

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides an update on the legislation he’s sponsored this session, including key policies to help with the housing supply crisis...

Feb. 6, 2023

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins colleagues from the House and Senate to provide insight into the bipartisan legislation which has been introduced thus far in the 2023 legislative session. He provides...

Jan. 31, 2023