2019 Legislative Agenda

2019 State Legislative Session Wrap Up

When the final gavel dropped early in the morning on May 25, the legislature had fulfilled its constitutional duty to pass a balanced budget. Various budget and policy priorities from both parties, both chambers, and the Governor’s office had fallen to the cutting room floor. Getting to this point – where each and every governor […]

Initiatives From Medical Alley Association’s 2019 State Legislative Agenda

With the threat of a lengthy special session growing, Minnesota’s legislative leaders deserve credit for buckling down and getting a biennial budget passed with a minimum of added time. The Medical Alley Association is grateful to legislators and their staffs for their hard work this session! A full analysis of the session is forthcoming, but […]

At The Table – May 21, 2019

2019 Minnesota Regular Legislative Session Ends; Special Session Forthcoming Late Monday evening, the 2019 Regular Legislative Session came to a close as required by the State Constitution. What did not come to an end, however, was the work on the biennial state budget. Since the state constitution requires a balanced budget be enacted into law […]

At The Table – May 8, 2019

Elected Officials Join in Recognizing Medical Alley Day in Minnesota; Attend MAA Annual Dinner Just under two weeks ago, Governor Tim Walz issued a proclamation making April 24 Medical Alley Day in Minnesota. Issued to coincide with the 2019 Medical Alley Association Annual Dinner, the proclamation recognized the positive impact the Medical Alley community has […]

At The Table – April 23, 2019

Minnesota Legislature Begins Passing Budget Bills; Update on Medical Alley Association 2019 State Legislative Agenda Following their “spring break,” legislators are gearing up for a critical stretch of this session: ten days of budget bills. Starting today, the House and Senate will begin consideration of their respective omnibus finance bills. Each of these bills funds […]

At The Table: April 9, 2019

In Session With Medical Alley: Rep. Barb Haley “In Session with Medical Alley” hopes to familiarize legislators and the Medical Alley community with each other. With our on-camera interviews, we learn how the health innovation and care industry can better partner with the legislature and find out fun facts you may not have known about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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