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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

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)
Sauke will not seek re-election in 2020 (11/20/2019 4:21:00 PM)
Rep. Diane Loeffler passes away (11/16/2019 8:01:00 PM)
Subcommittee debates proposed reforms to the legislative process (11/12/2019 1:04:00 PM)
Cantrell to step away after one House term (11/12/2019 12:07:00 PM)
Wagenius announces she will not seek an 18th term in House (11/12/2019 11:48:00 AM)
Mahoney will not seek re-election to District 67A seat (10/30/2019 11:41:00 AM)

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