Representative Madeleine Dean

Representing the 4th District of Pennsylvania


Latest News

November 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced the Reauthorization of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity Act (H.R. 5171).

November 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House unanimously passed the Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act (

November 15, 2019

 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, November 13, Rep. Madeleine Dean's (PA-04) Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act (H.R. 5003) passed out of the Financial Services Committee with unanimous support.

November 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – On Friday, November 8, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced the Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act. This legislation addresses a variety of abusive debt collection practices targeting members of the military.

October 31, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) voted to approve impeachment procedures in the House’s ongoing investigation of President Donald Trump. The procedures were approved by a vote of 232-196.

October 29, 2019

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Reps. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Debbie Lesko (AZ-08), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Jenniffer González-Colón (PR), and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) marked the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an event on the Capitol steps.

October 21, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Marc Veasey (TX-33), Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01), and David McKinley (WV-01) introduced the Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act (H.R.

October 16, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) will review its use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), chemicals long used by the military in firefighting foam and other applications.

October 1, 2019

WASHINGTON – Last week, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced two pieces of legislation to fix aspects of the student loan system.


Private Loan Disability Discharge Act


September 23, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) announced that the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has selected recipients for its multi-site PFAS health study – including Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.


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.