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.
Legislative leaders will sue governor over line-item veto (6/13/2017 11:39:00 AM) Governor still hopeful negotiations can solve legislative funding fight (6/9/2017 11:22:00 AM) House, Senate head toward lawsuit over governor's legislative funding veto (6/2/2017 2:18:00 PM) Dayton signs budget bills into law, but showdown with lawmakers continues (5/30/2017 6:21:00 PM) Weary lawmakers pass final budget bills, wrap 2017 special session (5/26/2017 4:10:00 AM) Lawmakers pass bonding bill to close out special session (5/26/2017 3:34:00 AM) Lawmakers send governor bill to fund state government (5/26/2017 2:45:00 AM) Despite veto threats, House passes mixed-bag uniform labor bill (5/25/2017 5:33:35 PM) House repasses tax bill amended with extended Super Bowl bar hours (5/25/2017 4:30:30 PM) With self-imposed deadline gone, Legislature still piecing together budget (5/24/2017 7:45:00 PM) House again OKs transportation plan heavy on borrowing, General Funds shifts (5/24/2017 7:36:00 PM)
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