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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 ManualLegislative 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 LawCapitol 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

Starting Line: Are some Minnesotans leaving the state due to high taxes? (4/16/2019 3:14:00 PM)
Week in Review: April 8-12 (4/12/2019 1:24:00 PM)
Government operations committee approves cloud computing measure (4/11/2019 3:31:43 PM)
Hmong-American business owners tell lawmakers more support needed to start, grow businesses (4/11/2019 1:14:00 PM)
Bonding bill that tops $1 billion moves ahead -- but doubts over its path forward remain (4/11/2019 11:11:05 AM)
House Legacy panel advances $629 million omnibus funding bill (4/10/2019 4:38:29 PM)
Omnibus tax bill advances amid stark partisan disagreement (4/10/2019 3:44:00 PM)
More omnibus bills combined as House moves to align with Senate (4/10/2019 3:26:15 PM)
Increased oversight of pharmacy benefit managers aimed at improved transparency, lowered costs (4/10/2019 12:56:02 PM)
Nearly billion-dollar omnibus state government finance bill gets division OK (4/9/2019 8:09:33 PM)
Omnibus higher education finance bill moves on (4/9/2019 6:57:00 PM)

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