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I’d like to start right off by giving you some information that you may find interesting once session begins.
Helpful Resources to Follow the Legislative Process
With session beginning on March 8th, I thought I would list a few items that will make following the legislative process easier.
The nonpartisan House Public Information Services, put out a video entitled "The Legislature: Its People and the Process." This six-minute film provides some succinct information regarding how Minnesota's legislature operates, including the process of committees, floor sessions, and how bills move through the legislature. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/oe_DnIRf-PI
Here are some other helpful links:
( http://www.house.mn/) -Information about the legislative process and the Minnesota House of Representatives in general.
( http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/sdaily.aspx) -A nonpartisan publication of Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services which provides hard news from the Capitol.
( http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/newlaws/newlawsmain.asp-Compiled by the Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services.
( http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/htv.asp) -Coverage is broadcast statewide – along with Minnesota Senate television coverage – on our local PBS station’s digital Minnesota Channel available on many cable systems and is free on over-the-air channels.
( http://www.pioneer.org/about-your-legislators.html) -Your Legislators is a live one-hour program which runs 8 p.m. Thursdays during the legislative session on public TV. The weekly panels typically include a mix of two Republicans and two Democrats joining moderator Barry Anderson. Viewers are able to submit questions during the show.
( http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp) -Live Internet video streaming of all television productions, plus additional coverage not provided on the broadcast channel, including evening, weekend and interim coverage.
( http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/How_a_bill.pdf) -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.
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority Launches Peak Period Transit
Beginning February 22nd, the MVTA has started to provide peak-period service from Rosemount Transit Station to downtown Saint Paul. For more information about cost, routes, and departure time, see the following link: http://www.ci.rosemount.mn.us/civicalerts.aspx?AID=120 .
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