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August 5, 2020

WASHINGTON Last week, the House passed a package of the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, including Rep.

August 3, 2020

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dean introduced the bipartisan PFAS Free Foam Research and Development Act, in order to find an alternative to PFAS contaminated firefighting foam. 

July 24, 2020

WASHINGTON Rep. Dean introduced the MORE Savings Act in the House, mirroring the Senate bill introduced by Sen. Bob Casey.

July 15, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today H.R. 4712, the Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act, unanimously passed out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The legislation will now go to the House Floor for consideration.

July 6, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — Representatives Dean, Pressley, Thompson, Velázquez, Jesús G. “Chuy” García, Maloney, Hayes, Lynch, and Carson, urged CEO, John F. Remondi, of the Navient Corporation to reconsider current stock buybacks plans.

June 16, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — Representatives Dean, Waters, and Scott introduced the Know Your Housing Rights Act of 2020, to ensure that federal agencies develop and provide notice to tenants on housing relief resources.

June 8, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — Representative Madeleine Dean is fighting alongside the Black Lives Matter movement and advocating for racial equality -- in Abington, Norristown, Lower Merion, and Pottstown. 

June 2, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — Rep. Dean introduced legislation mirroring the Senate bill, The Emergency GRACE Act, led by U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai’i) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).


In The News

March 23, 2019

As we wait for the Mueller Report to come out, local reaction is pouring in from local members of Congress and experts.

Special counsel Robert Mueller spent nearly two years investigating possible Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election.

March 22, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee has asked Scott Lloyd, the former director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, to provide clarity on his testimony last month regarding the tracking of pregnant minors in ORR care.

March 16, 2019


March 15, 2019

 "In the hour we have scheduled for this press conference and questions, four or five more of our fellow citizens will be gone, another 15 will be wounded."

That was just part of the message Congresswoman Madeleine Dean, D-4th Dist., had about the issue of gun violence and the need for background checks.

March 14, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a resolution stating that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s forthcoming report on Russian election meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election should be made public.

March 8, 2019

For decades, America has struggled to talk about our gun violence problem. That’s changing.

March 8, 2019

Majority Democrats in the U.S. House on Friday pushed through a broad election reform and ethics bill that they’ve made their top legislative priority this Congress.

February 27, 2019

About 450 people from across the area came to Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel (KI) in Elkins Park on Feb. 19 and filled the sanctuary in anticipation of a speech by a Jewish 10th-grade student.

February 26, 2019

The Trump administration's former refugee director Tuesday told Congress he never passed along warnings to higher-ups that separating migrant families at the border could have long-lasting damaging health effects on children.