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Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, has taken the lead on three important housing policies that address the need for supply in Washington state. His policies are good, common-sense solutions that help bridge...

Jan. 31, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, recaps the debate on the Democrats' proposal to impose a low-carbon fuel standard mandate on Washingtonians. The bill passed 52-44.  “There is no doubt that this low-carbon...

Jan. 29, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discusses several hot topics issues facing the Legislature as the 2020 session heads into week 2: transportation, housing, and the power of public involvement. Tune in to...

Jan. 21, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, joins host Austin Jenkins from TVW's Inside Olympia, alongside House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jake Fey, to discuss the impacts of I-976 and how to implement $30...

Jan. 17, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking member on the House Transportation Committee, kicks off the 2020 legislative session with vision on how House Republicans will work hard to make Washington state affordable for...

Jan. 8, 2020

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, talks about what he's been up to during interim as he works hard for the people of the 2nd District,...

Sept. 20, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a detailed description of the 2019-2021 transportation budget. He also gives details about the ongoing concerns with the recent veto actions by Gov. Inslee and the...

June 21, 2019

Reps. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provide some detail into the work done on the affordable housing issue facing our state. Rep. Barkis provides further detail on the work...

June 21, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a breakdown of the good, bad and ugly of the 2019 legislative session, which concluded on April 28. He...

May 9, 2019

It's late in the night on Friday, April 26. Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a late night, real-time update from the wings of the House chamber on the new tax proposals...

April 26, 2019