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1997 Session Weekly

Session Weekly is presented here electronically as printed and distributed from the House Public Information Office (175 State Office Building). The electronic versions are not updated but contain exactly the same information as the printed copies.

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Session Weekly Issue 1, January 10,1997 Featuring Opening Day, the new Speaker of the House, New Member profiles and more.






   
Session Weekly Issue 2, January 17, 1997 Featuring the State of the State Address, the new Majority Leader of the House, Committee Assignments by member, New Member profiles and more.





   
Session Weekly Issue 4, January 31, 1997 Features include: Speakers Pro Tem, Governor's Residence, State's Aging Workforce, Come to the Capitol, Lottery Dollars, Legislative Highlights, New Member profiles and more. (Sorry, due to technical difficulties Session Weekly #3 will not be available until a later date.)





   
Session Weekly Issue 5, February 7, 1997 Featuring A Closer Look: Welfare Reform, New Member profiles and more.






   
Session Weekly Issue 6, February 14, 1997 Featuring the Capitol Forum Series part two, Committee Scopes and Agendas, a New Member profile and more.





   
Session Weekly Issue 7, February 21, 1997 With a feature on Crime and Violence Prevention, the week's legislative highlights, New Member profiles and more.





   
Session Weekly Issue 8, February 28, 1997 With a feature on the new Twins stadium proposal, the Capitol Forum Series: American Public Opinion, the week's legislative highlights, New Member profiles and more.





   
Session Weekly Issue 9, March 7, 1997 With a feature on the Capitol Forum Series: U.S.-Japan Relations, an interview with former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Walter F. Mondale, A Closer Look: Welfare Reform, the week's legislative highlights, and more.





   
Session Weekly Issue 10, March 14, 1997 With a feature on the History of the Metrodome, New Member profiles, the week's legislative highlights, and more.






   
Session Weekly Issue 11, March 21, 1997 With A Closer Look: Welfare Bill Update, a feature on the Capitol Forum Series: Education and Business, New Member profiles, the week's legislative highlights, and more.




   
Session Weekly Issue 12, March 28, 1997 With New Member profiles, the week's legislative highlights, and more.





   
Session Weekly Issue 13, April 4, 1997 With A Closer Look: Stadium funding proposals, New Member profiles, the week's legislative highlights, and more.




   
Session Weekly Issue 14, April 11, 1997 With A Closer Look: Smart Cards, a feature on former Gov. Hjalmar Petersen, New Member profiles, the week's legislative highlights, and more.




   
Session Weekly Issue 15, April 18, 1997 With features on former Gov. Harold Stassen, Capitol monuments, and former U. S. Supreme Court Justive Pierce Butler, bills signed by the Governor as of April 17, 1997, the week's legislative highlights, and more.




   
Session Weekly Issue 16, April 25, 1997 With features on Yellow Journalism, and Minnesota Hemp, a diagram of How a Bill Becomes Law in Minnesota, bills signed by the Governor as of April 24, 1997, the week's legislative highlights, and more.




   
Session Weekly Issue 17, May 2, 1997 With features on the proposed Twins Stadium: Video Gambling Option, Frank B. Kellogg, the Pipestone National Monument, the new Fort Snelling map, the address by U.S. Senator Rod Grams to the Legislature, an interview with Acting Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig, bills signed by the Governor as of May 1, 1997, the week's legislative highlights, and more.


   
Session Weekly Issue 18, May 9, 1997 With features on the Claims Committee, Alternative medical licensing, Former Minnesota House Speaker H.H. Dunn and his silver platter, bills signed by the Governor as of May 8, 1997, the week's legislative highlights, and more.


   
Session Weekly Issue 19, May 16, 1997 With features on Jury Selection, Snowmobile Safety, and the Stadium bill, bills signed by the Governor as of May 15, 1997, the week's legislative highlights, and more.


   
Session Weekly Issue 20, May 23, 1997 Session Weekly Issue 20 is the preliminary wrap-up for the 1997 Legislative Session. It covers legislative highlights from agriculture to transportation, tracking of the bills passed by the legislature and sent to the governor, plus bill introductions, and statistics on the 1997 Legislative Session.

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