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Who We Are

Formed in 1979, the Minnesota Governmental Relations Council (MGRC) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the ethical and professional standards of legislative representation. MGRC provides value to over 500 members through educational programming, networking opportunities, dedicated work-space at the Minnesota State Capitol, publishing of a member directory, and legislative advocacy on issues affecting the practice of legislative representation.

What We Do

MGRC offers training, networking events, and professional supports for the state’s government relations professionals. We welcome you at one of our upcoming events!

Why You Should Join

MGRC members access several benefits throughout the year, including:

  • The only print directory of Minnesota government relations professionals provided to state elected policymakers and government officials;
  • Dedicated members-only space at the Capitol;
  • Members-only wireless internet access during the legislative session;
  • Legislative representation and updates on legislation affecting our profession;
  • Free professional training, Interesting educational programming and continuing legal education opportunities;
  • Valuable networking opportunities for our members 


All members of the Minnesota Governmental Relations Council (MGRC) agree to abide by certain minimum ethical standards of conduct. Adherence to these standards is not only required for membership in the Council, but serves to assure public confidence in the integrity and services of members of the Council. These standards include these obligations.

MGRC has adopted an Antitrust Policy which prevents the board and committees from engaging in discussion that could result in anti-competitive activities.