May 26 2013
Jehlen announces homeless animal fund up to $249k
Winchester, MA —
State Sen. Patricia Jehlen announced recently that the new Homeless Animal Prevention and Care fund raised $249,030 this tax season to help animals.
The fund was created as part of Chapter 193 of the Acts of 2012 that also updated many of the laws...
May 13 2013
Medford legislators support increase in local aid for roads, bridges
The Medford legislative delegation of Sen. Patricia Jehlen, Rep. Paul J. Donato, Rep. Carl Sciortino and Rep. Sean Garballey joined their colleagues in voting to support a significant increase in state funds for municipal governments to address road and bridge...
May 2 2013
Loan Program Provides Options for the Needy
Faced with physical limitations, some seniors and people living with disabilities may have difficulty navigating their own homes safely. In some cases, they might even be forced to move away or to assisted living facilities. The Massachusetts Home Modification Loan Program...
Apr 4 2013
Jehlen led on new retirement community safeguards
Congratulations to state Sen. Pat Jehlen, who helped lead the effort to bring more safeguards to seniors who buy into continuing care retirement communitites. The new law should give buyers more control over their decisions.
Governor Deval Patrick held a ceremonial bill...
Apr 2 2013
Sen. Jehlen: Common Sense Tax Reform Needed to Move MA Forward
Massachusetts has reached a fork in the road. One path leads to an even better education system, a reliable public transit system, well maintained roads and bridges, and a revived economy. The other path leads to further cuts for vital services, decrepit roads and bridges...