Governor Walz

At the Table – July 2020

The Second Special State Legislative Session The second special session again started with a debate of the governor’s peacetime emergency powers. As in the first special session, the Minnesota Senate voted against the governor’s emergency power extension, and the Minnesota House approved the extension. Therefore, the governor’s emergency authority will continue. We expect the governor […]

Medical Alley Association Statement on Gov. Walz’s Guidance Regarding Non-Time Sensitive Medical Procedures

Media ContactJulia ColemanJColeman@medicalalley.org 612.232.9974 Medical Alley Association Statement on Gov. Walz’s GuidanceRegarding Non-Time Sensitive Medical Procedures On behalf of the Medical Alley Association’s more than 600 members, we appreciate the Governor providing guidance for allowing non-time sensitive surgical procedures to resume. Each hospital, ambulatory surgical center, and clinic will be able to design a plan that […]

At The Table – April 2020

Minnesota’s Economic Outlook In the time since our March update, Minnesota’s legislative leaders called for more clarity on the state’s economic situation to inform their work. However, the state’s budget remains unclear in large part because the U.S. economic outlook continues to be profoundly negative. In February, the state budget forecast projected a $1.5 billion […]

At The Table – March 27, 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: Lawmakers Pass Additional $330 million for COVID-19 Response Thursday, the Minnesota Legislature approved an additional $330 million coronavirus aid package. The bill passed on a bipartisan 99-4 vote in the House and 67-0 vote in the Senate. The new bill has a $200 million General Fund appropriation to create a COVID-19 Fund […]

At The Table – Special Edition

SHELTER IN PLACE The Medical Alley Association Releases Statement on Shelter in Place As many of you know, several state and local governments are currently considering shelter-in-place orders to prevent the spread of coronavirus among their populations; some governments have already issued such orders. As Minnesota continues to develop their own approach to this challenging […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for October 14, 2019

Phase 2 Results: Microbiota-Based RBX2660 Safe, Efficacious for Preventing C diff Recurrence Medtronic Bids for FDA Approval of OAB/FI Neuromodulation Device – MassDevice Recombinetics Announces Collaboration with Mayo Clinic to Develop the First-Ever Swine Models of Osteogenesis Imperfecta This Is the Strongest Pipeline in Medtronic’s History Funding Roundup: 4C Medical Spineology Seek Millions West Monroe […]

Angel Tax Credit Program Reopens; Medical Alley Applauds Minnesota’s Return to an Early-Stage Growth Agenda

Minneapolis, MN – Medical Alley Association is thrilled to announce that starting July 1, 2019 the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will be accepting applications for the newly-reenacted Angel Tax Credit Program. Medical Alley Association thanks Senator Paul T. Anderson and Representative Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn for authoring this bill, as well as Governor […]

Medical Alley Association Lauds State’s Investment in Health Technology and Innovation

Minneapolis, MN – On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Medical Alley Association released the following statement in response to the newly-proposed state budget for FY 2020-2021: “With so much at stake, Medical Alley Association sincerely thanks Governor Tim Walz, Representative Melissa Hortman, Senator Paul Gazelka and all of the legislators who helped support provisions of the […]

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 […]

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