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

Feb 10 2017 Massachusetts Senate Responds to Presidential Executive Order
Massachusetts Senate Responds to Presidential Executive Order   BOSTON – Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) and her colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a resolution to condemn the recent Executive Order issued by President Donald J. Trump...
Dec 14 2016 Pat Jehlen and Ellen Story: The champions of equal pay for women
The Boston Globe
By Shirley Leung   December 14, 2016   Never give up: It could be the anthem for women in 2016. That mind-set kept longtime state legislators Patricia Jehlen and Ellen Story going in their quest to close the stubborn gender wage gap in Massachusetts. After two...
Dec 11 2016 Wrongful incarceration. Moral debt?
The Eye | New England Center for Investigative Reporting
By Jenifer McKim - December 11, 2016 Kevin O’Loughlin was 20 years old in 1983 when he was convicted of raping an 11-year old girl in Framingham, a crime he always said he did not commit. He spent nearly four years behind bars, enduring violent assaults in a...
Dec 2 2016 Sen. Jehlen Attends Minimum Wage Rally
Medford Transcript
By Katie Bowler and Andy Metzger On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Raise Up Massachusetts Coalition and the Fight for $15 led a rally outside of a McDonald's restaurant in Cambridge to protest the current minimum wage. In 2012, low-wage workers launched a national campaign in...