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  • July 2022
    “La'Tasha Mayes is the latest local Democrat to rebuff the Allegheny County Dems -- and will make history while doing it” (July 16, 2022 | Pittsburgh Posts-Gazette) “8 Lesser-Known Abortion Funds to Support Post-Roe” (July 6, 2022 | Philadelphia Magazine)
  • June 2022
    “Roe's reversal has health care implications for LGBTQ community” (June 30, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper) “Roe's reversal has healthcare implications for LGBTQ community” (June 29, 2022 | Pennsylvania Capital-Star) “Pittsburgh responds to overturn of Roe v. Wade” (June 29, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper) “Gainey finally holds inaugural celebration after long COVID-19 postponement” (June 28, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper) “Local officials, advocates respond to death of Roe v. Wade” (June 24, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper) “Pittsburghers rally against U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling” (June 24, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper) “Beyond abortion rights: Reproductive justice takes a broader view” (June 22, 2022 | Christian Science Monitor) “Learn where Pennsylvania political candidates stand on gun control” (June 11, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper)
  • May 2022
    “Summer Lee declares victory, a win for La'Tasha Mayes, and more primary election updates” (May 18, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper) “Pennsylvania lawmakers see terms ended by primary defeats” (May 18, 2022 | FOX 43 Associated Press) “La'Tasha Mayes poised to win Democratic nomination in 24th State House District” (May 18, 2022 | Trib Live) “Majority Black state House districts 19 and 24 elect Abney and Mayes” (May 18, 2022 | 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh's NPR News Station) “Newly elected state Rep. Martell Covington faces primary challenge from 2 Dems” (May 12, 2022 | Trib Live) “African American candidates making their presence known in upcoming primary election” (May 10, 2022 | New Pittsburgh Courier) “Pittsburgh Democratic Primary Election Guide 2022” (May 4, 2022 | New Pittsburgh Courier) “Pennsylvania State House District 24: Martell Convington, La’Tasha D. Mayes and Randall Taylor | Special Election Guide” (May 4, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper) “After Hours | Bonus Edition: Natalie Bencivenga interviews La’Tasha D. Mayes: A conversation about reproductive justice following the possible gutting of Roe v. Wade” (May 3, 2022 | Pittsburgh City Paper)
  • April 2022
    “Q&A with La’Tasha D. Mayes, Candidate for PA House District 24” (April 18, 2022 | Pgh Lesbian Correspondents) “Who is on the ballot in Pennsylvania’s upcoming primary?” (April 14, 2022 | Next Pittsburgh)
  • March 2022
    “Allegheny County Democrats will be playing defense as petitions are filed for state legislative races” (March 29, 2022 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • February 2022
    ·Meet six Democratic contenders for Mayor Gainey’s former house seat (City Paper, Feb. 1, 2022) ·Martell Covington wins District 24 nominating session, favored to finish out state House term (TRIB, Feb. 5, 2022) ·Costa Aide Tapped As Democratic Candidate For Ed Gainey's House Seat In Special Election (Patch, Feb. 7, 2022) ·New development puts Kelly Strayhorn Theater in jeopardy (WPXI, Feb. 2, 2022) ·The 2022 Power of Diversity: Black 100: 51-100 (City & State Pennsylvania, Feb. 14, 2022) ·23 incredible Black women whose words of wisdom you need to hear (Upworthy, February) ·Ballot access on the docket as courts consider what’s next for Pennsylvania’s maps (Pennsylvania Capital-Star, Feb. 16, 2022)
  • January 2022
    ·Longtime local organizer La’Tasha Mayes announces bid for Gainey’s House seat (City Paper, Jan. 19, 2022) ·Western Pa. candidate withdraws from state House race over proposed changes to legislative districts (Post Gazette, Jan. 19, 2022) ·Longtime Pgh Organizer La'Tasha Mayes Announces Bid For Ed Gainey's House Seat (Patch, Jan. 20, 2022) ·Longtime Pgh organizer La’Tasha Mayes announces bid for Ed Gainey’s House seat (Pennsylvania Capital Star, Jan. 20, 2022) ·Pittsburgh activist La'Tasha Mayes joins race for state House seat vacated by Mayor Ed Gainey (TRIB, Jan. 24, 2022) ·Election deadlines set for voters in Ed Gainey's former state House district (Post Gazette, Jan. 25, 2022) ·After Hours: Natalie Bencivenga interviews La'Tasha Mayes (City Paper, Jan. 19, 2022) ·Planning Commission votes for continuance on controversial East Liberty development (City Paper, Jan. 25, 2022) ·Concerns about Kelly Strayhorn Theater delay vote on East Liberty development project (Post Gazette, Jan. 25, 2022) ·McKnight Realty’s plan to build apartments in East Liberty runs into roadblocks (Next Pittsburgh, Jan. 26, 2022)
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