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.
House passes teacher tenure, licensure reform bill that targets teacher quality (3/5/2015 10:27:00 PM) Surrogacy policies need more thoughtful development, committee votes (3/5/2015 5:32:34 PM) Water conservation on the minds of east metro students (3/5/2015 4:42:52 PM) Texting hotline is matter of life or death (3/5/2015 3:56:38 PM) Looming shortage of farmers and ag teachers seen as cause for concern (3/5/2015 3:24:29 PM) No sparks as fireworks expansion debate re-ignites with committee hearing (3/5/2015 2:18:00 PM) Legislators elect five people to University of Minnesota Board of Regents (3/4/2015 10:03:00 PM) House attempts another round of abortion reforms (3/4/2015 7:54:00 PM) State's growing craft beer industry could be highlight of omnibus liquor bill (3/4/2015 7:04:00 PM) House panel advances big changes to state rulemaking process (3/4/2015 5:30:48 PM) Utility co-op disaster funding bill goes forward in committee process (3/4/2015 3:09:00 PM)
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