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.
Dayton, DFL leaders apply full-court press on bonding (5/4/2016 3:29:00 PM) Medal of Honor character development lesson encouragement passed by House (5/4/2016 2:57:10 PM) Supplemental budget bill headed for conference committee (5/4/2016 2:56:00 PM) Tweaks to Radon regulation passed by House (5/4/2016 2:55:18 PM) Luxury vehicle dealerís honesty assumed over customerís intent to export and resell (5/4/2016 2:50:16 PM) Changes passed to criminal and juvenile justice advisory group (5/4/2016 2:45:30 PM) Enhanced penalty passed by House for repeat drunken drivers who kill someone (5/4/2016 2:39:42 PM) Pedicabs could get boost from bill headed to governor (5/4/2016 2:32:00 PM) Helpful or intrusive? No easy answers in student survey debate (5/3/2016 2:44:00 PM) Bodily fluids crime clarification gets House OK (5/2/2016 5:31:00 PM) House passes notification procedures for a 72-hour hold ending early (5/2/2016 5:28:00 PM)
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