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.
2016 session goes sine die, but will loose ends mean a special session? (5/23/2016 6:17:00 PM) No bonding bill after chaotic close to 2016 legislative session (5/23/2016 2:15:00 AM) House, Senate pass $182 million supplemental budget headed to governor (5/22/2016 11:44:00 PM) House repasses LCCMR appropriations bill, sends to governor (5/22/2016 11:17:00 PM) Omnibus state employee retirement bill passes House (5/22/2016 2:38:00 PM) Railroad crossing requirements pass House as amended (5/22/2016 2:17:19 PM) Omnibus tax bill wins overwhelming House support (5/22/2016 1:45:00 PM) Supplemental budget coming together one piece at a time (5/22/2016 2:16:00 AM) House passes bill to reform substance use disorder treatment system (5/22/2016 12:55:00 AM) Pared-down game and fish bill, as amended, moves on (5/22/2016 12:46:00 AM) Omnibus tax bill ready to return to the House Floor (5/22/2016 12:22:00 AM)
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