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.
Board certifies MN election results; House recounts still possible (11/24/2020 3:45:00 PM) Governor’s emergency powers unchanged after sixth special session (11/12/2020 4:19:00 PM) With COVID-19 cases surging, Walz calls Legislature back for year's sixth special session on Thursday (11/9/2020 3:05:00 PM) House DFL again chooses Hortman as speaker; Republicans continue with Daudt (11/6/2020 4:45:00 PM) Despite dropping seats, DFL likely to hold onto House majority (11/4/2020 10:00:00 AM) Select committee looks at economic impacts of racism, ponders 'what's next?' (10/20/2020 3:56:00 PM) House passes bonding, tax, spending bill with bipartisan support (10/14/2020 10:52:00 PM) House panel on racial justice hears hours of public testimony (10/13/2020 8:24:00 PM) Last chance? Bonding bill headed to House Floor (10/12/2020 9:09:00 PM) Emergency powers repeal again fails to garner enough House support (10/12/2020 4:54:00 PM) Walz calls lawmakers back for fifth special session, intends to extend COVID emergency powers (10/7/2020 11:21:00 AM)
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