Items Tagged ‘Rep. Ann Lenczewski’

April 18, 2013

Revamped Mayo deal appears set

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

It was hardly a secret that the Mayo Clinic’s plan to create a “destination medical center” in Rochester was never going to make it through the House Taxes Committee as originally conceived. ..“Everyone wanted to vote for it when it was free, because that’s how it was being pitched to people,” Lenczewski said. “If you believe […]

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Tags: destination medical center, DMC, Finance & Commerce, government proposal, House Taxes Committee, Minnesota Legislature, Rep. Ann Lenczewski, state cost, state tax


April 2, 2013

The Daily Circuit: House leaders clash over funding for Mayo proposal

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The Mayo Clinic’s ambition to become a “destination medical center” has lawmakers divided — and not just along party lines. Two DFL House leaders — Taxes Committee Chair Ann Lenczewski and Assistant Majority Leader Kim Norton — see things very differently…The novelty of the plan doesn’t concern Norton, who is sponsoring the bill in the […]

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Tags: destination medical center, DMC, infrastructure, MPR, Rep. Ann Lenczewski, Rep. Kim Norton


March 14, 2013

Mayo Clinic bill runs into unfriendly territory

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The Mayo Clinic’s multibillion-dollar expansion, which relies on a hefty dose of state funding, has its supporters, but one of them isn’t Ann Lenczewski. And she’s the one running the Minnesota House committee that the clinic’s plan has to get through. Rep. Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington,blasted Mayo’s request for $500 million in taxpayer funding as a “massive public subsidy” that would raise […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic bill, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, public subsidy, Rep. Ann Lenczewski, state funding, taxpayer funding


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