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.
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) Mediation ordered to work out legislative, gubernatorial funding dispute (9/8/2017 5:06:00 PM) 2017 state fair poll results (9/6/2017 4:13:00 PM) Minnesota Supreme Court takes up legislative funding battle (8/28/2017 12:38:00 PM) Judge rules Daytonís veto of Legislative funding violated constitution (7/19/2017 12:53:00 PM) New laws on tap for July 1 include long-awaited Sunday sales (6/30/2017 1:18:04 PM) Judge OKs legislative funding for 90 days (6/27/2017 11:46:00 AM) Dayton, legislative leaders have their day in court over funding issue (6/26/2017 2:07:00 PM) 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)
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