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.
Week in Review: Feb. 18-22 (2/22/2019 3:32:00 PM) House OKs measure to appropriate federal funds for election security (2/21/2019 5:29:00 PM) Additional money proposed for chronic wasting disease response (2/21/2019 5:25:00 PM) House OKs bill to eliminate 'marital exception' in sexual misconduct cases (2/21/2019 5:20:00 PM) Governor seeks additional funding for several agriculture programs (2/21/2019 5:14:25 PM) Department of Public Safety seeks 5.5 percent biennial budget increase (2/21/2019 4:47:29 PM) Equity measures highlighted in human services' portion of governor's budget (2/21/2019 4:20:00 PM) Highway could honor corrections officer killed in line of duty (2/21/2019 4:18:00 PM) Election Day free rides bill survives bumpy hearing (2/21/2019 3:27:49 PM) Unreimbursed employee expenses would be deductible again under bill (2/21/2019 3:02:16 PM) Home visit grant program could get funding boost (2/21/2019 2:03:12 PM)
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