How to follow the Minnesota Legislature

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• Legislative website: www.leg.state.mn.us

• Find out who represents you: tinyurl.com/MNLegWho

• Calendar for legislative meetings: tinyurl.com/MNLegCal

• The House and Senate stream legislative committee hearings and House and Senate sessions on their websites and public television's Minnesota channel airs debate: tinyurl.com/MNMedia

• How a bill becomes law: tinyurl.com/MNBillLaw

• Find House bills: tinyurl.com/MNHBills

• Find Senate bills: tinyurl.com/MNSBills

• Follow activity on specific bills: tinyurl.com/MNLegBills

• Governor's office website: mn.gov/governor/

• Ways to follow committees and other legislative activity: tinyurl.com/MNLegLists

• Summaries and other information about bills and government issues: tinyurl.com/MNHouseResearch and tinyurl.com/MNSenateResearch

• Legislative background from Legislative Reference Library: www.leg.state.mn.us/lrl

• The nonpartisan House Public Information Office produces Session Daily, with stories about what is happening in the House: tinyurl.com/MNSDaily

• The Senate and House staff telephones to answer questions about the process of passing bills, the status of legislation and other questions. The Senate numbers are 651-296-0504 and 888-234-1112. To contact the House, call 651-296-2146 or 800-657-3550.

• Forum News Service Minnesota Capitol bureau: Blog, capitolchat.areavoices.com; Twitter, @CapitolChatter; Facebook, www.facebook.com/CapitolChatter