How many bills did the Legislature send Gov. Mark Dayton in 2015? How many House files were introduced during this year's regular session? And, how many days until lawmakers gather again in St. Paul? Read on and find out in the annual Minnesota Index, our session recap by the numbers:
Number of House seats held by Republicans, DFLers in 2015 ... 72, 62
Last year Republicans had control of the House ... 2012
House files introduced during the 2015 regular session ... 2,379 (Read more)
Ethics panel halts complaint against House member (6/30/2015 4:44:00 PM) By the numbers: 2015 session recap (6/23/2015 1:16:00 PM) Budget bills passed in special session, likely avoiding shutdown (6/13/2015 2:02:00 AM) House, Senate pass 'original' version of omnibus environment, agriculture bill (6/13/2015 1:35:00 AM) Lawmakers OK $370 million capital investment plan (6/13/2015 1:34:00 AM) House, Senate pass $540 million omnibus legacy bill (6/12/2015 3:14:00 PM) K-12 education finance bill goes to governor after House, Senate approval (6/12/2015 2:38:00 PM) Omnibus jobs and energy bill heads to governor after House, Senate passage (6/12/2015 12:09:00 PM) Lawmakers look to wrap 2015 work in one-day special session (6/12/2015 9:50:00 AM) Finance committees get first look at changes to jobs and energy bill (6/11/2015 7:26:19 PM) Temporary House Chamber prepped for special session (6/11/2015 6:55:00 PM)
2016 SESSION - House floor session
Tuesday, March 8 2016 12:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
The Minnesota Legislature will next convene in Regular Session on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 12:00 p.m.
A special election is scheduled for Nov. 3, 2015, to fill the seat that will be vacated by Rep. Ryan Winkler on July 1. He is moving to Belgium for his wife's new job. A primary election, if necessary, will be Aug. 11.
While under construction, there is limited public access to the Capitol building. Check the Department of Administration website for information on parking, access and other issues that may effect your visit.
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