Interview with Civil Politics radio/podcast

Tara speaks with Michael, Sue, and John of Civil Politics Radio, on 103.3FM from Northampton, about her win in the Democratic primary, the role of the Council, and her plans for serving on it once elected.  Good information here and these hosts ask some great...

Post-primary interview with WAMC’s Josh Landes

Tara discusses her primary experience and her plans for both the general election and for serving on the Council. Audio and transcription: https://www.wamc.org/news/2022-09-12/jacobs-wins-primary-in-bid-to-become-first-berkshire-resident-on-governors-council

iBerkshires Candidate Conversation with Tara

A long-form discussion (47m) with iBerkshires editor Tammy Daniels with Tara about the Council, her campaign, and how important it is that ALL of the communities of Western Massachusetts be represented in Boston by a voice who can speak for our often-overlooked...

Letter: On Primary Day, vote for women

Like most places in the country and the world, Massachusetts has a disproportionate number of men in positions of political power. We can help change that on Tuesday. By a wide margin, our lawmakers don’t reflect the people they represent. We need more women in power...

Letter: Tara Jacobs for Governor’s Council

Many readers may not be familiar with the work of the Governor’s Council, but I believe it’s very important to know. This body of eight elected members works directly with the governor and lieutenant governor in Boston, providing advice and consent on important...

Tara endorsed by Vote Mama

Vote Mama is an organization that seeks to promote the candidacies of working moms throughout the country.  After submitting a questionnaire and going through a rigorous interview process, their Endorsement Committee voted to endorse Tara’s candidacy for the...

Tara receives endorsement of the Willliamstown DTC

To the editor: With Governor’s Councilor Mary Hurley’s recent decision to retire, Berkshire County residents have a great opportunity to make our voices heard in Boston. For many decades now, no Berkshire County resident has served as the District 8...

Interview with The Greylock Glass

Tara spends an hour discussing the Governor’s Council and her campaign for the 8th District seat with Jason Velazquez of The Greylock Glass.  Listen here at https://www.greylockglass.com/2022/08/22/top-left-corner-167-tara-jacobs-governors-council-candidate TLC...

Coverage of the Springfield Ward 7 DCC candidate forum

YouTube link to the WWLP-22 news story about the event on July 27th featuring the Democratic primary candidates for the District 8 Governor’s Council seat, along with a link to a Facebook video of the full discussion.  If you have some time and would like to...

Former State Senator Brian Lees analyzes the primary

Western Mass News’ Dave Madsen interviews former state Senate Minority Leader Brian Lees to get his take on political goings-on as we head into the thick of primary season.  Beginning at 12:00 he discusses the District 8 Governor’s Council primary....