March 6, 2013

Mayo Clinic request for $500M from state passes committee despite tough questions

By Logan Lafferty

"For Mayo Clinic to grow, Rochester needs to grow," said Dr. Patricia Simmons, a clinic official who testified Tuesday…The Judiciary Committee was not focused on the financial details of the Mayo Clinic proposal. It primarily delved into legal aspects of the bill. The legislation has gotten more positive reviews in other committees. When the bill was heard last month in the jobs committee of the House of Representatives, for example, the chairman closed the meeting by saying: "This has pretty much been a love fest."

Additional Coverage: Post Bulletin


Pioneer Press by Christopher Snowbeck

Tags: Dr. Patricia Simmons, financial request, Finanical, Government Relations, Judiciary Committee, Pioneer Press, state legislature

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