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U.S. House votes to kill sales tax on medical devices


WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to kill a sales tax on medical devices that the medical-technology industry in Minnesota and around the country have battled for nearly a decade.

Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen of Minnesota's Third District introduced the stand-alone repeal legislation. The bill had 277 cosponsors and a seal of approval from the White House going into the vote. It eventually passed 283-132.


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