Senator Amy Klobuchar

At The Table – March 11, 2019

Minnesota Legislature Approaches First Committee Deadline; Update on MAA State Legislative Agenda Things in St. Paul are fully ramped up as the Minnesota Legislature heads into what’s commonly known as “Deadline Week.” This upcoming Friday, March 15, is the last day for bills in either the House or Senate to pass out of all necessary […]

In The Know — March 11, 2019

New App Designed To Help Patients Report Health Outcomes Wins Top Prize from AHRQ Medical device tax repeal bill reintroduced in U.S. Senate Ping Yeh, StemoniX CEO, talks growth after $14M round – Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Medtronic Keeps DES Market Hot with New Indication FemPulse Appoints Dr. Robert Kieval as Chief Scientific […]

Medical Alley Association Backs Sen. Klobuchar’s Push to Repeal Medical Device Tax

For Immediate Release: March 7th, 2019 Medical Alley Association Backs Sen. Klobuchar’s Push to Repeal Medical Device Tax Minneapolis, MN – Medical Alley Association thanks Senator Amy Klobuchar for her leadership on permanently repealing the medical device excise tax. The Protect Medical Innovation Act, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Pat Toomey (R-PA), has […]

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 […]

Patients Deserve the Full Potential of Medical Innovation

By Jeff Mirviss, Senior Vice President and President, Peripheral Interventions, Boston Scientific Susan, an active mother of three, woke up the day after taking a one-hour flight with a swollen, painful leg that was almost purple. She knew something was wrong, but didn’t expect what the emergency room doctors told her—that a deep vein thrombosis […]

July 25, 2018: Capitol News

U.S. House Votes to Repeal Medical Device Tax Late yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House voted to permanently repeal the Medical Device Excise Tax by a vote of 283-132. The bill – known as The Protect Medical Innovation Act – received strong bipartisan support, including five members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation. The bill now goes to […]

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