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.
Ethics panel halts complaint against House member (6/30/2015 4:44:00 PM) By the numbers: 2015 session recap (6/23/2015 1:16:00 PM) Budget bills passed in special session, likely avoiding shutdown (6/13/2015 2:02:00 AM) House, Senate pass 'original' version of omnibus environment, agriculture bill (6/13/2015 1:35:00 AM) Lawmakers OK $370 million capital investment plan (6/13/2015 1:34:00 AM) House, Senate pass $540 million omnibus legacy bill (6/12/2015 3:14:00 PM) K-12 education finance bill goes to governor after House, Senate approval (6/12/2015 2:38:00 PM) Omnibus jobs and energy bill heads to governor after House, Senate passage (6/12/2015 12:09:00 PM) Lawmakers look to wrap 2015 work in one-day special session (6/12/2015 9:50:00 AM) Finance committees get first look at changes to jobs and energy bill (6/11/2015 7:26:19 PM) Temporary House Chamber prepped for special session (6/11/2015 6:55:00 PM)
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