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 committee buzzes over governor's executive order on pollinator decline (9/13/2016 1:17:00 PM) State fair poll: Tax hikes for transit, transportation receive positive responses (9/6/2016 9:36:59 AM) Dayton declares he won't call special session (8/18/2016 5:27:00 PM) With lawmakers deadlocked on light rail, still no special session (8/12/2016 4:26:00 PM) Dayton, leaders say deal is near for August special session (7/15/2016 12:45:00 PM) Dayton, Daudt pessimistic on prospects for special session (6/21/2016 2:19:00 PM) Little special session progress as legislative leaders, governor meet again (6/15/2016 2:56:00 PM) Bonding bill that failed in session’s final moments gets first hearing (6/14/2016 5:51:00 PM) After Monday’s tax veto, focus shifts to resurrecting nearly $1 billion bonding bill (6/7/2016 3:22:00 PM) Tax bill standoff continues as House Republicans, Gov. Dayton stand firm (6/6/2016 2:03:00 PM) Minnesota Index: 2016 session (6/3/2016 3:27:00 PM)
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