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House Public Information Services produces online content and print publications designed to make the legislative process understandable and accessible to the public.

2014 Legislative Information ManualLegislative Information Manual
This resource is an introductory guide to the legislative process. It begins with a description of the state government structure and continues with a detailed explanation of the law-making process.

Session Daily
Session Daily, an online news source, is updated daily during session with the day's House actions, and when news from the House warrants. An electronic notification list announces daily updates. Sign up now.

Minnesota State Government Series Minnesota State Government Series
The nine-part Minnesota State Government Series is an easy-to-understand series of publications about the state, its history, its symbols and its three branches of government.

New Laws
New Laws summarizes newly enacted laws, vetoed bills and certain proposals that did not pass into law during a given legislative session. Produced for the web after each session, it includes a search function that will help viewers easily locate a story.

Capitol Steps: From Idea to LawCapitol Steps
Capitol Steps: From Idea to Law (A young person's guide to the legislative process) - is a 16-page booklet explaining, in a simple, straightforward manner, how a bill moves from an idea to law. Capitol Steps is intended as a resource for junior high school students.

Session Weekly
For archives of the nonpartisan magazine, click here.

Session Daily

House rules for handling harassment complaints would change under bipartisan plan (12/11/2017 1:44:00 PM)
DFL Reps. Allen, Clark announce they won’t seek re-election (12/8/2017 12:38:00 PM)
House panel grills officials over licensing system rollout, asks ‘When will it be fully functional?’ (12/6/2017 3:25:00 PM)
November forecast projects red ink for state budget (12/5/2017 9:40:00 AM)
Special elections to fill Cornish, Schoen seats set for Feb. 12 (12/5/2017 8:00:00 AM)
Whelan will not seek re-election in District 35A (11/22/2017 12:16:00 PM)
Cornish to step down amid sexual harassment allegations (11/21/2017 7:30:00 PM)
State’s next economic forecast to be released Dec. 5 (11/20/2017 2:46:00 PM)
Rep. Sheldon Johnson announces he will not seek re-election (11/16/2017 4:25:00 PM)
State’s highest court backs Dayton’s veto of Legislature’s funding (11/16/2017 1:33:00 PM)
Public safety video use vetted by legislative commission (11/7/2017 4:12:00 PM)

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