Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) is in her 6th term in the House of Representatives after serving for many years on the Somerville School Committee. She has focused on education, affordable health care, jobs with decent wages and benefits, paid family leave, and reducing the cost of prescription drugs. Pat has also used her office to support the struggle for democracy and “sustainable development” in Haiti.
Anne Paulsen (D-Belmont & Arlington) has represented the 26th Middlesex District since 1993, after previous stints on the School Committee and Board of Selectmen. She is Chair of the Women’s Caucus Poverty Task Force and of the Conference on Massachusetts Families. As a member of the Task Force on Welfare Reform, Anne has sought to overcome barriers to employment and expand education and training. She is also a strong supporter of mass transit, and authored a law mandating bicycle access in the construction of new highways.
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