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.
Push for skate park funds gets rolling with House division's approval (2/25/2020 12:03:00 PM) Centers for Independent Living could reach more people with more funding, supporters say (2/25/2020 11:52:05 AM) Lawmakers look to ban TCE after Water Gremlin air quality case (2/24/2020 7:17:00 PM) Division OKs $30 million to replenish the state’s disaster contingency account (2/24/2020 5:05:16 PM) Proposed program for people with dementia could increase support for caregivers (2/24/2020 4:59:43 PM) Walz targets aging infrastructure, improving water quality with bonding pitch (2/24/2020 4:27:25 PM) Should inflation be included on both sides of the budget forecast ledger? (2/24/2020 4:19:00 PM) Starting Line: Bill could snuff out smoking in cars with kids present (2/24/2020 11:40:00 AM) Week in Review: Feb. 17-21 (2/21/2020 12:57:00 PM) House division OKs pilot transit ambassador program in effort to boost safety on trains (2/20/2020 4:41:18 PM) Experts detail advance of ash borer before House panel (2/20/2020 4:31:03 PM)
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