Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) issued the following statement after the house passed a continuing resolution to keep the government open and repeal the medical device tax. The medical device tax repeal amendment was introduced by Congressman Paulsen and passed the house with bipartisan support.
“Tonight the House voted to keep the government open and American medical device innovation alive,” said Congressman Paulsen. “Medical device innovation affects us all, accounting for more than 400,000 U.S. jobs and countless new life-saving and life-improving technologies.”
WATCH Congressman Paulsen Introduce his amendment to repeal the device tax.
Paulsen, a champion of small business and advocate of free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and innovation, serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, the bicameral Joint Economic Committee, and is co-chair of the Congressional Medical Technology Caucus.
For more information on Rep. Paulsen’s work in Congress and to view previous editions of Erik’s Correspondence Corner visit www.paulsen.house.gov.