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

Jul 18 2017 Newsletter: Marijuana Bill
Senator Pat Jehlen
Dear Neighbors, Last month, the House and Senate passed very different bills about marijuana regulation. The Senate bill was far closer to the law passed by voters last November, on the tax rate, on voters' control over local bans, on social justice and opportunity for...
Jun 30 2017 Medford resident honored as Unsung Heroine
Wicked Local Medford
Mimi Gordon, of Medford, was honored as an Unsung Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women in a recent ceremony at the Statehouse. Sen. Patricia Jehlen, D-Somerville, and Reps. Christine Barber, D-Somerville; Paul Donato, D-Medford; and Sean Garballey...
Jun 20 2017 Life and Learning in MA Turnaround Schools
Citizens For Public Schools
On Tuesday, June 13, Senator Pat Jehlen hosted a powerful State House briefing featuring eyewitness accounts from a student, a parent and teachers about what it actually looks and feels like to be in a Level 4 “turnaround” school.  It was clear that the...
Jun 17 2017 Newsletter: Marijuana
Senator Pat Jehlen
Dear Neighbors, Since I was appointed Senate chair of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy in February, my staff and I have worked hard, held five hearings across the state, met with hundreds of people, reviewed many studies and books, and visited medical marijuana...