Engaging with the Legislature virtually

Although face-to-face interactions within the Capitol complex will be extremely limited this session, nonpartisan staff have been working hard to make it easier to follow the legislative session and interact with elected officials.

  • Following committees
    • Full list of Senate committees found here
    • Select the committee of interest, scroll to the bottom of the page to find committee schedules, recordings of hearings, and a list of bills in committee.
    • Click on “subscription page” to have your email added to the committee listserv
    • This page lists all committees in one place for those wishing to sign up for multiple committees at once.
    • Combined Legislative Meeting Calendar found here
  • Tracking legislation
    • Senate bill introductions are posted at this link, typically one day prior to the next scheduled Floor session. The Senate typically is in session on Mondays and Thursdays, and frequently additional days as the May deadline approaches.
    • Search for specific bills here. Make sure the correct legislative session is selected before searching (i.e. ‘92nd Legislature, 2021-2022).
    • Set up an individual tracking mechanism here
  • Contacting your legislators
    • Find who represents you at the State Legislature, enter your address at this site
    • Visit the senator’s website to contact them directly via email and sign up for weekly newsletters and/or video updates.
    • Sign up for the Senate DFL Week in Review newsletter here
  • General information
    • Visit this page to sign up for Senate Daily Orders of Business, bill introductions, TV schedules, and other general information about the Senate.