April 23, 2013

Mayo boosts lobbying as funding bill advances

By Logan Lafferty

Rochester and private investors will have to dig deeper into their own pockets before the state puts one penny toward Mayo Clinic’s multibillion- dollar hometown makeover, lawmakers said Monday. The Senate Taxes Committee presented a pared-down version of the multimillion-dollar Mayo request Monday, similar to one the House Taxes Committee approved last week amid intensified lobbying by the Rochester-based health care giant…“We really realized we are on a very tight timeline for legislative review and passage,” said lobbyist Lisa Clarke, who is spearheading Mayo’s efforts.

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Star Tribune by Jennifer Brooks

Tags: destination medical center, DMC, Expansion, Finanical, Government Relations, Lisa Clarke, Mayo Clinic Rochester, private investor, Senate Taxes Committee, Star Tribune, state funding

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