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The Issues

Andrew Barkis has been working tirelessly to champion many issues on behalf of WA State citizens. 


Housing has been my No. 1 priority in the state legislature. I have over 25 years in housing, placing people in rental properties through my private business, Hometown Property Management.

Find out more about Barkis' approach to housing here >>>

"I have led a bipartisan effort in providing solutions over the past two terms in the legislature..."


As a ranking member of the House Transportation Committee, I’ve helped ensure that our infrastructure needs are met, as well as respected the will of the voter with the passage of I-976 to implement $30 car tabs.

Find out more about my work in transportation here >>>

Supplemental Operation Budget

I’ve been a lead voice in restraining operational spending prior to the 2020 Legislative Session, advocating for a fiscally responsible budget along with providing tax relief for the citizens of Washington State.

Find out more about the budgeting efforts here >>>

Lawsuit Against Inslee's Shutdown Order

Along with several other Republican colleagues, I sued Governor Inslee’s emergency shutdown order extension in Federal Court. No citizen of Washington State should be ruled by perpetual shutdown decree.

Find out more about our lawsuit here >>>

Fighting Opioid and Heroin Addiction

One of the root causes of the housing crisis and homelessness epidemic is addiction to opioids, especially heroin. Our focus may have shifted to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean that the issues of addiction have lessened. In fact, it may have worsened as our street resources, especially our law enforcement community, have been hindered due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

Find out more Andrew's personal connection to the opioid crisis >>>