MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Rep. Erik Paulsen’s long-running effort to repeal the medical device excise tax is nearing a climax in the House, the Congressman said during a recent episode of his regular "Correspondence Corner" videos.
Before answering questions sent by his constituents, Paulsen gave a shout out to Minnesota medical device makers and said he expects his tax repeal bill to get a House vote this week.
(Video originally posted June 1)
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