Dear Neighbor,

I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve the people of Medford, Somerville, Winchester, and Cambridge as state senator.

This website is one of many ways I try to stay in touch.

Of course, you’re also welcome to call, email, or visit my staff and me at the State House, or make an appointment to get together in the district.

Latest News

Aug 14 2018 Press Release: Jehlen Expresses Frustration Over Crumbling Conditions at Alewife Garage
BOSTON - On Monday, Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville) joined Sen. Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington) and Rep. Sean Garballey (D-Arlington) to ask the Fiscal Management Control Board for immediate action on a long-term solution for the Alewife MBTA station parking garage....
Aug 13 2018 Local pols vent over state of MBTA’s crumbling Alewife parking garage
State House News Service/Wicked Local
A trio of state lawmakers on Monday pressed transit officials over the condition of the parking garage at the MBTA’s Alewife Station, which reopened in the morning after deteriorating concrete forced a weekend shutdown for repairs and assessment. Saying she was...
Aug 10 2018 Press Release: Legislation to Help Families Struggling with Alzheimer's Signed Into Law
BOSTON – Legislation to help the hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their families was signed into law yesterday by Governor Charlie Baker.   The bill, which passed the Massachusetts Senate unanimously,...
Aug 8 2018 Mass. lawmaker: Losing jobs over cannabis is 'counter-productive'
Boston 25 News
BOSTON - A woman who was fired from her job for using marijuana at home is firing back by lobbying state legislators to protect workers who engage in what is, in Massachusetts, legal behavior.  Bernadette Coughlin was a good employee who did not show up at work...