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Election Recap 2018

While the blue wave may have hit the breakers in other parts of the country, it crashed into Minnesota hard last night. Every statewide Democratic-Farmer Labor (DFL) candidate won and – with the exception of Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison – did so by larger than expected margins. This was primarily driven by large turnout in […]

2018 Health Technology Economy Agenda

2018’s Focus: Boost Medical Alley’s Startup Community and Overall Competitiveness The importance of the health technology ecosystem to the continued economic success of Minnesota will once more be the focus of the Medical Alley Association in the upcoming legislative session. This year’s agenda – The Health Technology Economy Agenda – looks to build off of […]

Congress Passes Two-Year Suspension on Medical Device Excise Tax, Again

The Affordable Care Act’s widely unpopular medical device excise tax is off, again, for now. Congress passed a stopgap bill for federal spending through Feb. 8 — after a 3-day government shutdown due to a lack of votes in support of the legislation — that includes the second two-year suspension on the 2.3 percent device […]

Medical Device Excise Tax Suspended Thanks to Strong Leadership

For Immediate Release: January 23, 2018 Medical Device Excise Tax Suspended Thanks to Strong Leadership Golden Valley, MN – Medical Alley Association President & CEO Shaye Mandle issued the following statement regarding the suspension of the medical device excise tax: “The Medical Alley Association is pleased that Congress and the President have prioritized health consumers […]

MAA Thanks Congressman Paulsen For His Proposed Suspension of Medical Device Tax

For Immediate Release: December 12, 2017 MAA Thanks Congressman Paulsen For His Proposed Suspension of Medical Device Tax Golden Valley, MN – Medical Alley Association President & CEO Shaye Mandle issued the following statement regarding Congressman Erik Paulsen’s proposal to extend the suspension of the medical device excise tax: “Medical Alley Association thanks Congressman Paulsen for his leadership […]

Supporters Continue to Stress Importance of Angel Investor Tax Credit

This session, the Angel Investor Tax Credit was heard in the House, but not in the Senate, and has not been included in either body’s tax omnibus bills. Over the past week, supporters of the Angel Investor Tax Credit have flooded the Governor’s offices with calls asking for continued support for the program. Additionally, many […]

Legislator Spotlight: Senator Matt Klein

Senator Matt Klein (DFL-Mendota Heights) represents District 52, which includes the communities of Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, West St. Paul, and Inver Grove Heights. He was first elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2016, and is serving in his first term. He sits on the Capital Investment, Health and Human Services Finance, and Health Services […]

Legislator Spotlight – Senator Roger Chamberlain

Senator Roger Chamberlain (R-Lino Lakes) represents District 38, which includes the communities of North Oaks, White Bear, Centerville, Hugo, and Lino Lakes. He was first elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2010, and is serving his third term. He serves as the current Senate Tax Committee Chair. 1. Tell us about what you do for […]

The Power of Partnership: Medical Alley & MHTA Legislative Reception

On Tuesday, Minnesota’s legislative leaders took a break from the excitement of session to greet more than 100 business leaders from Medical Alley and MHTA. We were honored to welcome Lt. Governor Tina Smith, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka to the St. Paul Hotel event. MAA and MHTA continue to work together […]

Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation Again Takes the Lead on Repealing the Medical Device Tax

After leading the passage of a 2-year suspension of the ACA’s medical device tax, Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation is delivering unified leadership on securing full repeal in 2017. In the U.S. House, Erik Paulsen (MN-3) has introduced HR 184, The Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017. Paulsen’s bill includes 234 Co-Sponsors and features the entire Minnesota House Delegation, […]

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