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.
State of the State: Walz urges Minnesotans to stick together during troubling time (4/5/2020 9:10:06 PM) Remote rules meeting a likely preview for things to come (4/1/2020 4:33:00 PM) Legislation aimed at disposable wipes could aid state's stressed sewers (3/31/2020 11:43:00 AM) House lawmakers OK $330 million in measures taking aim at pandemic's impact (3/26/2020 4:13:00 PM) House, Senate plan to act on more COVID-19 proposals Thursday (3/24/2020 5:41:00 PM) House working on proposals to address COVID-19 pandemic (3/20/2020 11:34:00 AM) COVID-19: What's been done, is being done and could be done by House (3/18/2020 12:43:00 PM) House, Senate pass $200 million for health care providers in fight against COVID-19 (3/17/2020 3:16:00 AM) Scaled-back Legislature continues work ahead of four-week recess (3/16/2020 11:39:00 AM) Precaution: Legislature to be ‘on-call’ for four weeks (3/15/2020 8:53:00 PM) House committee, workplace changes to be implemented (3/13/2020 6:44:00 PM)
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