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: March 20-24 (3/24/2023 4:30:00 PM) Lawmakers consider proposal to accelerate gender-neutral bathroom construction in K-12 schools (3/24/2023 4:15:00 PM) House Property Tax Division report heads to taxes committee (3/24/2023 3:46:10 PM) Metro sales tax might foot bill for statewide rental assistance program (3/24/2023 2:46:00 PM) Judiciary panel advances bill to reform aiding and abetting felony murder law (3/24/2023 2:40:00 PM) Proposed redrawn Met Council district map gains committee approval (3/24/2023 12:40:00 PM) House passes bill to establish Minnesota as a 'trans refuge' state (3/24/2023 5:21:00 AM) House passes bill to unlock federal funds for renewable energy projects (3/24/2023 12:19:00 AM) House passes private prison prohibition (3/23/2023 7:20:00 PM) Labor committee's omnibus policy bill heads to House Floor on party-line vote (3/23/2023 5:30:00 PM) State might take a smaller bite of pull tab revenue (3/23/2023 4:20:00 PM)
This week's slideshow,
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Capitol area images
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