From DMC, August 13, 2013
"... It's brand new - it's a whole new idea that has never been tried here - I'm not sure where it's ever been tried," he said of the $6 billion economic development inititative that will leverage Mayo Clinic and private development to ignite growth and create jobs over the next 20 years.
"I see this as the most important thing for Minnesota's future," he said. "This is making Minnesota a health care mecca. Our best opportunity for economic growth, jobs and good health is making Minnesota the healthiest state in the nation … that should be our goal."