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.
State Fair poll shows majority favors masks in schools, increased role for Legislature (9/7/2021 1:40:00 PM) Talk with legislators, voice your opinion at Minnesota State Fair (8/23/2021 9:29:00 AM) House Redistricting Committee receives census update, plans listening sessions (8/18/2021 4:02:00 PM) Rep. Thompson to apologize for saying member is 'a racist,' ethics complaint dismissed (7/30/2021 6:20:00 PM) Ethics panel holds initial hearing on complaint against Rep. John Thompson (7/23/2021 11:15:00 AM) House caps off special session by passing omnibus tax bill (7/1/2021 1:59:00 AM) House, Senate pass state government bill that includes end to peacetime emergency (6/30/2021 1:31:00 AM) Omnibus judiciary and public safety bill gets House, Senate OK (6/29/2021 9:55:00 PM) House, Senate pass omnibus jobs conference committee report, send it to governor (6/29/2021 2:04:00 PM) Legislative leaders reach deal on public safety bill; expected on House Floor Tuesday (6/27/2021 11:37:00 AM) House, Senate pass omnibus health and human services bill (6/26/2021 11:18:00 PM)
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