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At The Table – Federal: March 1, 2021

Introduction from Bobby Patrick, VI, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Strategy Welcome to the first edition of At The Table: Federal! This monthly newsletter highlights the policy and advocacy work of the Medical Alley Association and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the events, issues, and decisions happening in our nation’s capital that impact our […]

At The Table – 2020 Legislative Year In Review

Key 2020 Takeaways   Despite the truly historic disruptions that shaped the 2020 legislative session, the Medical Alley Association (MAA) worked diligently to connect the skills and expertise of our health technology and care industry with Minnesota’s policy makers.   Throughout the health and economic crisis, Medical Alley has continued to advocate for policies that support businesses. We have also helped […]

At The Table – December 16, 2020

At the Table – 7th Special Session  During the Minnesota legislature’s historic and final seventh special session of 2020, Governor Walz’s emergency powers were extended and a COVID-19 relief bill was passed. The bill was met with strong opposition from Republicans in both the House and Senate, protesting the lack of transparency in the process.  Yesterday marked the last time either legislative body will meet […]

At the Table – Capital Investment Update

When the legislative year began, no one anticipated final agreement on the bonding bill coming in October, but that is what it took to deal with the waves of issues presented to policymakers this year. The final bill, passed October 15, included all three of the capital investment priorities the Medical Alley Association had supported: […]

At The Table – June 2020

Regular Session Reaction Between the end of the regular session and the start of June’s special session, we had the privilege of hosting Senate Majority Leader Gazelka and House Majority Leader Winkler for a session recap town hall outlining the accomplishments and shortfalls of the 2020 legislative session and discussed the policy implications of 2020 […]

At The Table – March 2020

Medical Alley Day at the Capitol Monday, February 24, was Medical Alley Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, bringing together legislators with the health technology and care organizations that power Minnesota’s economy and make it The Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care™. Legislators met with representatives of MAA member companies from all over the […]

Medical Alley Association Advocacy Newsletter

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care, where healthcare leaders call home. In Medical Alley, you will find the world’s leading health technology innovation cluster, the highest ranked hospital, and the globally recognized Destination Medical Center. Medical Alley is also home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 […]

At the Table – January 2020

Legislative Preview The 2020 Minnesota legislative session is set to begin today and Medical Alley Day at the Capitol is right around the corner. Register now to share your story with legislators. This is a great opportunity for you to engage local legislative leaders and demonstrate how your work elevates the region as The Global […]

At The Table: September 11, 2019

Medical Alley Association Highlights Innovation Aimed at Improving Kidney Health When President Trump signed an executive order on July 10 aimed at improving the lives of the millions of Americans with kidney disease, it shed light on one of the most pervasive, yet least publicized health issues facing Americans today. 37 million people — 1 […]

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 […]

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