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New Legislator Spotlight: State Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park)

On behalf of our membership and California’s statewide life sciences community – a sector which employs over 311,000 Californians – California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) welcomes Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park). We look forward to working with Senator Rubio and her team to advance policies that improve patient health and bring positive change for California patients and their families.

New Legislator Spotlight: Assemblyman Tyler Diep (R-Westminster)

On behalf of our membership and California’s statewide life sciences community – a sector which employs over 311,000 Californians – California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) welcomes Assemblyman Tyler Diep (R-Westminster). We look forward to working with Assemblyman Diep and his team to advance policies that improve patient health and bring positive change for California patients and their families.

Window for Congressional Action Closing Fast on Medical Device Tax Repeal

When Congress returns from the District Work period (“August recess”) in September, there will be only 10 legislative weeks remaining for Congress to take action to prevent the Medical Device Excise Tax from going back into effect on January 1, 2020. CLSA has worked closely with our membership, our national trade association partners, allied stakeholders and congressional champions to introduce the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2019 (H.R. 2207), which would permanently repeal this innovation stifling tax.