Advocacy

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 – November 28, 2018

Session 2019: Walz/Flanagan Administration Announce Transition Team; Minnesota House DFL Reveals Committee Structure and Chairs Shortly before Thanksgiving, Governor-elect Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan made multiple announcements regarding their transition efforts and leadership team. First is the One Minnesota Transition Advisory Board that will advise the administration on a number of things, including […]

At The Table – September 26, 2018

MAA Meets with  Gubernatorial Candidate Walz, Tours Ecolab The Medical Alley Association, led by its Board of Directors and executives from all sectors of the Medical Alley healthcare community, had the opportunity to sit down with DFL gubernatorial candidate, Congressman Tim Walz, to discuss the recent release of Medical Alley Association’s working group report, “Realizing […]

July 25, 2018: Capitol News

U.S. House Votes to Repeal Medical Device Tax Late yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House voted to permanently repeal the Medical Device Excise Tax by a vote of 283-132. The bill – known as The Protect Medical Innovation Act – received strong bipartisan support, including five members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation. The bill now goes to […]

Medical Alley Companies Address Opioid Emergency

On October 2nd, the Medical Alley Association brought together member companies Atricure, Boston Scientific, Smiths Medical, and Spinethera with members of the state legislature for a roundtable discussion on non-opioid alternatives for pain management. The roundtable was hosted by Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, and gave the legislators a chance to see a variety of […]

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