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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

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)
Stadium authority officials promise more oversight of U.S. Bank Stadium security operations (11/1/2017 2:52:00 PM)
Email retention, public personnel data practice bills given hearing before data privacy panel (10/31/2017 5:18:00 PM)
Lawmakers worry student data vulnerable with state law behind the times (10/17/2017 4:54:00 PM)
After critical report, House committee seeks U.S. Bank Stadium security answers (10/12/2017 2:51:00 PM)
Legislative subcommittee rejects union contract settlements (10/5/2017 2:13:00 PM)
Mediation ends 'abruptly'; legislative funding remains in question (9/22/2017 4:01:00 PM)
Lawmakers, registrars sound off on rollout of new motor vehicle licensing system (9/11/2017 5:06:00 PM)

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