Rep. Andrew Barkis (R-Olympia 2nd District)

 
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Ahead of the election Rep. Barkis took the time to talk about his background in property management (2:05), first days on the job at the state legislature (7:32), and relationship building in the Capitol (14:24). We also cover some of the big topics that are being discussed at the state level, including source of income and the Landlord Mitigation Fund (19:58), housing supply issues (25:17), how landlords are treated differently than other small businesses (32:26), and rent control (38:54). Lastly, he provides some insight into how to balance short vs. long term thinking when it comes to making policy decisions (54:28) before breaking down some of the best ways that YOU can have a direct impact on government (1:01:14).

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