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.
Committee discusses report related to alleged improper MNsure payments (2/3/2016 3:56:00 PM) Ahead of session, House members pre-file more than 200 bills (1/29/2016 2:51:00 PM) Atkins won’t seek re-election in 2016 (1/26/2016 4:36:00 PM) New select committee will look at child care costs (1/19/2016 3:49:00 PM) DFL unveils legislative priorities focused on Greater MN (1/19/2016 1:30:00 PM) Idea to expand education tax credit put forward (1/15/2016 3:40:00 PM) Task force looks at Corrections Department treatment options, successes (1/15/2016 2:11:03 PM) Dayton makes case for $1.4 billion bonding package (1/15/2016 12:52:00 PM) Dayton pitches $220 million plan to fix state’s aging water systems (1/14/2016 1:07:00 PM) Melin will not seek re-election to District 6A seat (1/14/2016 9:19:00 AM) Experts, lawmakers discuss medical cannabis intractable pain decision (1/12/2016 5:37:00 PM)
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