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House Public Information Services produces online content and print publications designed to make the legislative process understandable and accessible to the public.

2014 Legislative Information Manual 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
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 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
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 Capitol Steps
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.

Session Weekly
For archives of the nonpartisan magazine, click here .

Session Daily

Housing panel hears of issues facing Minnesota refugee communities (1/22/2020 2:05:00 PM)
House, Senate leaders set 2020 committee deadlines (1/22/2020 1:19:00 PM)
Governor proposes $2 billion bonding package for 2020 (1/15/2020 12:25:00 PM)
Rep. Bob Gunther to retire at end of current House term (12/19/2019 9:57:00 AM)
State lawmakers still stuck in efforts to reach solution to insulin crisis (12/18/2019 12:28:00 PM)
Process reform subcommittee approves rules change recommendations (12/18/2019 12:22:00 PM)
Lyndon Carlson, Minnesota’s longest-serving legislator, won't seek re-election (12/11/2019 1:32:00 PM)
New budget forecast projects $1.3 billion state surplus (12/5/2019 3:52:00 PM)
State's top DHS official pitches plan to rebuild trust in troubled department (12/2/2019 1:12:00 PM)
Special elections set for Feb. 4 to fill two House seats (11/27/2019 11:25:00 AM)
Zerwas to resign House seat in December (11/25/2019 9:05:00 AM)

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