Minnesota Legislature

At the Table – August 2020

CMS Returns to Medical Alley to Announce Rule Targeting Patient Access to Innovative Technology Yesterday, we were privileged to welcome Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma, as well as U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer and leaders from several Medical Alley companies for a tour of University Enterprise Laboratories, and roundtable discussion on […]

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 – 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 […]

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 […]

2019 State Legislative Session Wrap Up

When the final gavel dropped early in the morning on May 25, the legislature had fulfilled its constitutional duty to pass a balanced budget. Various budget and policy priorities from both parties, both chambers, and the Governor’s office had fallen to the cutting room floor. Getting to this point – where each and every governor […]

Rare Disease Advisory Council One of Few Standalone Bills Passed by Minnesota Legislature

Minneapolis, MN – On Monday, May 20, 2019, hours before the Minnesota Legislature adjourned the first part of its 91st legislative session, the House and Senate voted unanimously to pass SF 973, establishing the Chloe Barnes Advisory Council on Rare Diseases. The council is named in honor of two-year-old Chloe Barnes who passed away from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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