Tara Mack

Lawmaker Cited For Making Out Undecided On 2016 ElectionA Minnesota lawmaker cited for making out with a fellow Republican legislator says she's moving past the incident and isn't discussing any details.
MN Reps. Cited Step Down From Ethics CommitteeThe fallout continues for two Minnesota state lawmakers cited for "making out" in a Regional Park. GOP Reps. Tara Mack and Tim Kelly apologized Monday to law enforcement for saying the Dakota County park ranger lied about the incident.
MN Rep. Demands Colleagues Apologize To DeputyA Democratic member of the Minnesota House of Representatives is calling on two Republican colleagues to apologize to a deputy who cited them for public nuisance.
Sheriff: Lawmaker Cited For Making Out 'Changed Her Tune'The sheriff who handled the case of Minnesota lawmakers cited for making out in a park says one legislator "changed her tune" after initially thanking the park ranger for intervening.
Lawmakers Cited For Making Out Pay Fines But Dispute ReportThe two Minnesota lawmakers cited for allegedly "making out" in a car at a regional park said they paid their fines Friday and would not file a complaint with the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, but stood by their contention that the park ranger's account was wrong.
Lawmakers Deny They Were 'Making Out' At Eagan ParkTwo Minnesota lawmakers cited for allegedly "making out" at an Eagan park last week are accusing a sheriff's deputy of making up the story.
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
Split State Power Tempers GOP's Health Care PlansAfter two years of vilifying the federal health overhaul and the state's health insurance exchange, Minnesota Republicans face Democratic opposition in the Senate and governor's office that will scale back their hopes for a wholesale makeover.
Audit Faults MNsure For MistakesAn audit of MNsure found Minnesota's Human Services Department made multiple mistakes verifying who's eligible for which public health program. Legislative Auditor James Nobles said human services got it wrong at least 17 percent of the time. "We spent a lot of money, taken quite a bit of time now and we ought to be at a point where they can get it right -- all the time, on every case," Nobles said.
Reality Check: MNsure’s First MonthFriday is the one-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as "Obamacare." The rollout of the federal health care website has been fraught with problems. And while Minnesota's health care website MNsure isn't glitch free, it's running much smoother than HealthCare.gov. Minnesota's one of 16 states and the District of Columbia that set up their own health care exchanges.
Lawmakers Debate Online Health Insurance ShoppingState lawmakers are in the midst of a heated debate Monday night that could affect a million Minnesotans. It's the centerpiece of the new federal health care law that would create an online system to buy health care insurance.