Below you will find contact information for State Government Agencies. Learn more about the Administration Department, Agriculture Department, Attorney General, Board of Water and Soil Recourses, Commerce Department, Corrections Department, Court System, Department of Education, EDA, Finance, Health, Historical Society, Human Services and more.
This department provides services to government agencies, information for vendors who wish to do business with the state, information on data practices, public auctions, State Register, Minnesota Bookstore and more.
BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES
Helping Minnesota’s local governments manage and conserve our irreplaceable water and soil resources.
This department is the chief regulator for the banking, energy, insurance, real estate, residential construction, securities, telecommunications industries and also operates Minnesota’s Unclaimed Property.
The department regulates and operates ten correctional facilities including eight for adults and two for juveniles.
COURT SYSTEM (JUDICIAL BRANCH)
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
The Department of Trade and Economic Development has merged with the Department of Economic Security to form the new Department of Employment and Economic Development.
The Minnesota Historical Society is a private, non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849 to preserve and share Minnesota history. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through interactive and engaging museum exhibits, extensive libraries and collections, 25 historic sites, educational programs and book publishing.
HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
LABOR AND INDUSTRY DEPARTMENT
Services include workers’ compensation, labor standards, apprenticeships. Code administration, inspection services and licensing of boilers, high-pressure-piping and boats-for-hire. Investigating complaints and incidents.
MINNESOTA MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY
Responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.
PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Liquor Control, Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement, Crime Victim Services, Driver & Vehicle Services, Emergency Management, State Fire Marshal, Pipeline Safety, State Highway Patrol, Capitol Security and Traffic Safety.
Revenue manages the states revenue system. Functions include the administration of 28 different taxes, interprets and enforces the tax laws, provides taxpayers both individuals and businesses with forms, processes tax returns/payments, and auditing.