Office of Program Research

The Office of Program Research (OPR) provides nonpartisan policy, legal, and fiscal services for the House of Representatives and individual House members, including:

  • Drafting bills and amendments at the request of any member.
  • Preparing biennial and supplemental budgets and revenue measures.
  • Conducting research and analysis of: historical, current, and emerging issues; current laws; administrative rules; court opinions; and government programs.
  • Providing technical review and fiscal analysis of proposed legislation.
  • Preparing bill analyses and reports and briefing members on bills as they advance in the legislative process.
  • Providing committee administrative services such as publishing agendas and record-keeping.

Contact Information

Jill Reinmuth, Director
Phone: (360) 786-7102

Jim Morishima, Asst. Director
Phone: (360) 786-7191

Billie Schubert, Office Coord.
Phone: (360) 786-7101


Where can I find...

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Information about a specific House standing committee or task force?

House Standing Committees
Joint Legislative Committees, Work Groups, and Task Force
Joint Administrative Rules Review Committee


State budget bills and documents?

Fiscal Reports, Budget Bills and Documents, and Project Map
Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program (LEAP)


A specific piece of legislation, a bill analysis, or materials presented during a work session?

Bill Information and Search 
Committee Schedules, Agendas, and Documents


Information about testifying at a committee hearing?

Committee Sign-In
How to Testify in Committee


Summaries of recent legislation or Committee Interim Plans?

Summary of Legislation
Committee Interim Plans
List of Archived OPR Reports


Information about ballot measures?

Initiatives and Referenda
OPR Summaries of Ballot Measures


Career opportunities or graduate internships
working with the House in a nonpartisan position?

Job Announcements
Graduate Internships