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Device Tax: Paulsen Goes Grassroots to Rally Senate Support for Repeal

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 11:55am
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Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) asks for grassroots help in rallying support for his bill to repeal the medica device tax, which now has 199 co-sponsors in the House but lackluster support in the Senate.

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Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) is amping up his ground game to win support for a repeal of the 2.3% medical device excise tax, asking online for grassroots help in his campaign to win support from the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate.

Paulsen sent an open letter to members of the Medical Devices Group on LinkedIn yesterday, asking for help in urging their senators to sign on to a companion repeal bill sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) in the upper chamber.

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