At The Table

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 […]

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 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 […]

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