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Office Descriptions and Staff Contacts

Non-partisan Offices

Office Description
Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis The office of Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis provides nonpartisan professional staff services to each Senator, including bill drafting, committee and floor amendment drafting, budget tracking and fiscal note development.
Secretary of the Senate The chief operating officer elected by the Senate, oversees various internal offices.
Senate Desk Conducts legislative session and related operations.
Senate Engrossing The Engrossing Office reviews all committee reports, floor amendments, and executive appointments that require Senate confirmation.
Senate Journal Documents Senate activities and produces the official Senate Journal.
Senate Index Indexes Senate Journals.
Senate Information Provides legislative information and publications to the public.
Senate Media Services Records and broadcasts video of Senate activities and produces the Capitol Report TV program.
Senate Human Resources Communicates employment opportunities, employee benefits and related functions.
Senate Sergeant At Arms A staff of sergeants is responsible for the security of the Senate.
Senate Information Systems (Information Technology) Provides computer and technical services.
Senate Fiscal Services Provides fiscal services to Senate Members and employees.

Partisan Offices

Office Description
Senate Republican Party Caucus The Senate Republican Caucus holds the majority of seats in the Minnesota legislature.
Senate Republican Research Senate Republican Research provides three important services for Republican State Senators: Research, Media and Constituent Services.
Senate Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) Caucus The Senate DFL Caucus represents Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party views on Minnesota legislative policy.
Senate DFL Research Senate DFL Research provides three important services for DFL State Senators: Research, Media and Constituent Services.