Press Releases

February 15, 2019 Press Release

Last night, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted to support legislation to fund the government, maintain vital services for the public, and avoid another Trump shutdown. She also adamantly opposed President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency.


February 14, 2019 Press Release

Last night, the House Judiciary Committee passed two essential gun safety bills: H.R. 8 requires universal background checks, and H.R. 1112 closes the “Charleston Loophole” by strengthening background check procedures for firearm sales. 


February 14, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean reacted to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s announcement of a PFAS Action Plan.


February 6, 2019 Press Release

Following the President’s address to Congress, Rep. Madeleine Dean offered her views on the speech.


February 5, 2019 Press Release

At today’s State of the Union address, Rep. Madeleine Dean will be joined by Jami Amo, a Willow Grove resident, gun safety activist, and survivor of the 1999 Columbine school shooting.


January 31, 2019 Press Release

Recent developments in 3-D printing technology have given rise to a new danger: plastic guns that are undetectable to metal detectors or other detection devices. These technologies have led to concerns that criminals may attempt to use undetectable firearms to circumvent security systems and inflict harm. 

January 30, 2019 Press Release

Yesterday, Rep. Dean spoke out about reports that the Environmental Protection Agency will not set a national drinking water standard for two PFAS chemicals.


January 30, 2019 Press Release

Last week, Rep. Madeleine Dean was appointed to the House Judiciary and Financial Services committees. This week, she received her subcommittee assignments.



Judiciary Committee


January 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Madeleine Dean helped launch Congress’s new PFAS Task Force. The bipartisan Task Force will address drinking water contamination across the country. “For years, constituents in my district – in towns like Horsham, Willow Grove, Upper Dublin and North Hills – have worried about the quality of their water and the impact on their health and the health of their families. Like citizens who live near military bases across the country, their water supplies have been tainted with a class of man-made chemicals known as PFAS,” commented Rep. Dean.
January 18, 2019 Press Release
On Wednesday, Congresswoman Madeleine Dean was appointed to the House Financial Services Committee. The Committee has jurisdiction over America’s housing and financial services sectors, including banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing, and securities.