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 task force hears results of sexual harassment survey (12/14/2018 3:15:00 PM) Latest state budget forecast projects $1.5 billion surplus (12/6/2018 4:01:00 PM) Legislative process — and potential fixes — the focus of House hearings (11/28/2018 4:17:21 PM) Recount plan approved for House District 5A (11/27/2018 3:47:00 PM) House committees, schedule and chairs announced for 2019-20 biennium (11/21/2018 3:58:00 PM) Daudt to continue leading House Republicans in 2019-20 biennium (11/9/2018 3:09:00 PM) DFL chooses Hortman as next House speaker, Winkler as majority leader (11/8/2018 10:58:00 PM) Strong suburban showing puts DFL in control of House (11/7/2018 3:47:00 PM) Lawmakers react to ‘alarming’ MNLARS report showing inaccurate registration charges (9/26/2018 1:27:00 PM) Lawmakers briefed on Metro Transit’s efforts to reduce crime on buses, trains (9/25/2018 4:46:00 PM) Knoblach suspends re-election campaign (9/21/2018 3:39:00 PM)
These publications are posted as Portable Document Format (PDF) files. To view PDF files, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Adobe also provides free accessibility tools for screen reader access.