State bills will go through the State Senate and the State House. Bills going through the Senate begin with S. Bills going through the House begin with HR. There is no set order of the two branches it must go through first or second. If it goes first through the Senate it will then go through the House. If it first goes through the House it will then go through the Senate. A bill must pass through both branches before it will be considered law. State bills fo to the govenor while national bills go to the president.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
U.S. Senators representing Minnesota should not be confused with Minnesota State Senators. Each state has two US Senators, and each state's two make up the 100 U.S. Senators. However, there are far more than 100 total senators.
Minnesota US Senator Al Franken
Minnesota US Senator Amy Klobuchar
Minnesota U.S. House Representatives should not be confused with Minnesota State House Representatives. Minnesota has 8 U.S. House Representatives.
Minnesota State Senators should not be confused with Minnesota US Senators. Michigan has 67 State Senators.
Minnesota State House Representatives should not be confused with Michigan US House Representatives. Minnesota has 134 State House Representatives.