House Public Information Services produces online content and print publications designed to make the legislative process understandable and accessible to the public.
Legislative 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, 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
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 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 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.
Lawmakers look back on efforts, ahead to likely special session (5/20/2015 2:40:00 PM) Dayton says veto on education bill is imminent (5/19/2015 4:40:00 PM) Session is over — Session Daily will be there when news from the House warrants (5/19/2015 4:13:27 PM) Surplus: Unmet needs and high expectations lead to more problems (5/19/2015 2:58:00 PM) First-term members reflect on rollercoaster ride through first session (5/19/2015 12:52:54 PM) House passes jobs and energy bill in final seconds of regular session (5/19/2015 1:44:00 AM) Clock runs out on the 2015 Legislature with some funding bills left in limbo (5/19/2015 1:23:00 AM) House repasses $540 million omnibus legacy bill, Senate does not (5/19/2015 12:34:00 AM) Omnibus state government finance bill passed by House, going to governor (5/18/2015 11:23:00 PM) House repasses HHS policy bill without electronic records exemption (5/18/2015 11:09:00 PM) House repasses technical fixes to campaign finance law (5/18/2015 11:02:22 PM)
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