Advocacy

At The Table – March 11, 2019

Minnesota Legislature Approaches First Committee Deadline; Update on MAA State Legislative Agenda Things in St. Paul are fully ramped up as the Minnesota Legislature heads into what’s commonly known as “Deadline Week.” This upcoming Friday, March 15, is the last day for bills in either the House or Senate to pass out of all necessary […]

Medical Alley Association Backs Sen. Klobuchar’s Push to Repeal Medical Device Tax

For Immediate Release: March 7th, 2019 Medical Alley Association Backs Sen. Klobuchar’s Push to Repeal Medical Device Tax Minneapolis, MN – Medical Alley Association thanks Senator Amy Klobuchar for her leadership on permanently repealing the medical device excise tax. The Protect Medical Innovation Act, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Pat Toomey (R-PA), has […]

At The Table – March 4, 2019

State Representatives Boe, Klevorn Tour Medtronic Facilities State Representatives Ginny Klevorn (DFL – Plymouth) and Greg Boe (GOP – Chaska) each recently visited Medtronic facilities in their respective districts to better understand how Minnesota’s health technology and innovation cluster has benefitted their constituents. Representative Boe toured Medtronic’s Care Management Services facility, a telehealth site focused […]

At The Table – February 25, 2019

Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan Announce Budget Proposal Last week, Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan put forward their first budget proposal for the State of Minnesota. Their budget proposes to spend $49.471 billion over the next two years; for reference, the current budget spends a total of $45.585 billion. It contains numerous changes […]

At The Table – February 18, 2019

Governor Walz Announces Support for Reinstating Angel Tax Credit With release of his first budget just over a week away, Governor Walz publicly announced that he will propose reinstating the Angel Investment Tax Credit. The Governor said he supports this credit because it is important for Minnesota’s competitiveness and for keeping cutting edge businesses growing […]

At The Table – February 11, 2019

A Successful Day in Review: Medical Alley Day at the Capitol 2019 This past Wednesday, February 6, was Medical Alley Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, an event bringing together policymakers and the people that power Medical Alley as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. The day was anchored by several Medical Alley […]

A Successful Day in Review: Medical Alley Day at the Capitol 2019

This past Wednesday, February 6, was Medical Alley Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, an event bringing together policymakers and the people that power Medical Alley as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. The day was anchored by several Medical Alley Association members getting an opportunity to show policymakers and other members of […]

At The Table – February 1, 2019

Sansoro Health Headlines First MAA Legislative Learning Breakfast Early in the morning this past Tuesday, legislators gathered to learn more about some of the innovative work being done in Medical Alley at 2019’s first Legislative Learning Breakfast. Sansoro CEO Jeremy Pierotti talked to legislators about Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and how Application Programming Interfaces (API) […]

At The Table – January 28, 2019

Congressman Phillips Tours Two Medical Alley Association Members On Tuesday morning, January 22, Medial Alley Association had the pleasure of joining Congressman Dean Philips from Minnesota’s 3rd congressional district and Mayor Jeff Lunde of Brooklyn Park to tour Medical Alley companies. The morning started off at Olympus Surgical Technologies America. Medical Alley Association was able […]

At The Table – January 18, 2019

Medical Alley Association Legislator Interview: Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka This legislative session Medical Alley Association will be bringing you interviews with key state legislators. Hear about their priorities for this session, learn how the health innovation and care industry can better partner with the legislature, and find out fun facts you may not have […]

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