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.
Bills seek bonding money for rail crossing fixes (4/23/2015 6:24:05 PM) Omnibus health bill grows by $52 million for child protection recommendations (4/23/2015 6:19:00 PM) Best seat in the House (4/23/2015 3:32:00 PM) House passes $340.47 million jobs and energy bill (4/22/2015 10:41:00 PM) Slew of state government reform measures move to House Floor (4/22/2015 7:13:31 PM) Highway 14 advocates renew call for funds to widen critical corridor (4/22/2015 4:55:00 PM) Walleye decline having major effect on Mille Lacs Lake (4/22/2015 3:31:00 PM) $6.6 billion omnibus transportation bill passes House (4/22/2015 12:06:00 AM) Cooperative private divorce would let couples split on own terms (4/21/2015 4:43:00 PM) Omnibus tax bill approved; goes to House Ways and Means Committee (4/21/2015 4:03:00 PM) New personal exemption unveiled as part of omnibus tax bill (4/20/2015 7:16:27 PM)
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