House & Senate Broadcast Television Schedule
a list of upcoming events
|Friday, November 1 2013 |
The Minnesota Legislature is scheduled to reconvene on Tue., Feb. 25, 2014, at 12 p.m.
Interim House and Senate web and mobile streaming video coverage may be provided, as available. See schedules below.
The Minnesota Legislature provides broadcasts of legislative television coverage live from the Minnesota State Capitol. Coverage is provided during legislative sessions Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with extended evening and weekend coverage available for debates on high-profile issues.
• Legislative television programming is produced and created by the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate. •
(All times are Central Time Zone)
HOUSE WEBCAST: (Windows Media Player Required)
• Interim House web and mobile streaming video coverage may be provided, as available.
Friday, December 6
2 p.m. - (live) House Ways and Means Committee
November Economic Forecast
Minnesota Management & Budget update: work on statewide budget systems development
Monday, December 9
1 p.m. - (live) House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Pollinators in Minnesota
Updates from agencies on pollinator statutes
SENATE WEBCAST: (Real Player Required)
• Interim Senate web and mobile streaming video coverage may be provided, as available.
Wednesday, December 4
10 a.m. - (live) Senate E-12 Division and Committee on Education
2014 Legislative Session preparation
Update/discussion of various Minnesota Department of Education task force findings
Recommendations for 2014 legislative session
Quick overview of past session
Thursday, December 5
11:15 a.m. - (live) November State Budget Forecast and related press conferences
Monday, December 9
2 p.m. - (live) Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
IT Working Group recommendations
Tuesday, December 10
10 a.m. - (live) Senate Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development
Metro campus safety
2 p.m. - (live) Senate Committee on Judiciary
Overview of mental health issues in Minnesota’s judicial and correctional systems
Friday, December 13
9 a.m. - (live) Senate Committee on Finance
Review of November Forecast
Preview Minnesota Management & Budget's new fiscal note system
Legislative television coverage is broadcast statewide on the Minnesota Channel which is carried by the six public television stations around the state. All programming broadcast on the Minnesota Channel is closed-captioned.
• For viewers using over-the-air antennas, legislative television coverage is available on the Minnesota Channel, which is broadcast by your local public television station.
• For cable subscribers, legislative television coverage is available if your local cable system carries the Minnesota Channel. Check your local listings, contact your cable provider or call your local public television station to find the Minnesota Channel on your cable system.
• For satellite television subscribers, legislative television coverage is available on DirecTV. Check your local listings, contact your satellite service provider or call your local public television station to find the Minnesota Channel on your satellite television service. Legislative television coverage is not available on DISH Network.
• Check channel listings below.
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STATEWIDE ON THE MINNESOTA CHANNEL
• Twin Cities Public Television (St. Paul and Minneapolis)
Look for “tptMN”
Broadcast: Channel 2-2
Cable: Comcast channel 202 in Minneapolis and channel 243 in St. Paul; Mediacom channel 102; and Charter channel 396.
DirecTV: Channel 17-2
* DirecTV is in the process of replacing old (silver) home receiver units. To receive the Minnesota Channel on channel 17-2 from DirecTV, subscribers have to:
1. Have local to local service.
2. Have a new (black) home receiver unit.
3. Open the small panel on the lower right side of the receiver unit and hit the red (reset) button while the TV is on. This reset should successfully allow you to receive the Minnesota Channel on channel 17-2
• WDSE (Duluth)
Look for “The Minnesota Channel”
Broadcast: Duluth channel 8-4; Hibbing-Iron Range channel 31-4
Cable: Duluth/Superior - Charter channel 396
• KSMQ (Austin)
Look for “KSMQ MN Channel”
Broadcast: Channel 15-4
• Lakeland Public Television (Bemidji & Brainerd)
Look for “Lakeland Minnesota”
Broadcast: Bemidji channel 9-6 or Brainerd Lakes channel 22-6
Cable: Lakeland - Paul Bunyan channel 175
• Pioneer Public Television (Appleton)
Look for “Pioneer MN”
Broadcast: West Central Minnesota Channel 10-3 or Southwestern Minnesota Channel 20-3
• Prairie Public Television (Northwestern Minnesota)
Look for “MN Channel”
Broadcast: KCGE Crookston/East Grand Forks area channel 16-3 and KFME (Fargo/Moorhead/Fergus Falls area) channel 13-3
• Other cable channels
Alexandria - channel 396
Austin - channel 396
Brainerd - channel 396
Buffalo - channel 396
Eagle Lake - channel 133
Ellendale - channel 133
Faribault - channel 133
Lake Crystal - channel 133
Little Falls - channel 396
Lowry - channel 396
Mankato - channel 133
Minnesota Lake - channel 84
New Richland - channel 133
North Mankato - channel 133
Owatonna - channel 396
Rochester - channel 396
St. Clair - channel 133
St. Cloud - channel 396