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

Jun 15 2018 Press Release: Senate Passes an Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future
BOSTON – Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville) joined her colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate in voting to pass S.2545, An Act to promote a clean energy future, sponsored by Senators Marc Pacheco and Mike Barrett. This legislation represents a firm stand by the...
Jun 8 2018 Press Release: Jehlen, Friedman Appointed to Pay Equity Special Commission
BOSTON – Today, Massachusetts Senate President Harriette Chandler (D-Worcester) appointed Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) and Senator Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington) to serve on the Pay Equity Special Commission. The special commission will investigate, analyze and...
Jun 7 2018 Press Release: Senate Passes Extreme Risk Protection Order Legislation
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday passed H.4539, An Act Relative to Firearms. This extreme risk protection order (ERPO) legislation would expand upon current Massachusetts gun laws by establishing a legal framework to prevent individuals, if deemed a threat to...
Jun 5 2018 Press Release: Somerville Representatives Celebrate Longfellow Bridge Reopening, Advocacy Successes
BOSTON, MA – The Longfellow Bridge reopened to traffic last week, after five years of reconstruction.  The bridge, which connects Cambridge and Boston, has two lanes for inbound motor vehicle traffic, broadening to three at Charles Circle, and one lane for...