Press Releases

August 5, 2020 Press Release

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

August 3, 2020 Press Release

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 Press Release

WASHINGTON Rep. Dean introduced the MORE Savings Act in the House, mirroring the Senate bill introduced by Sen. Bob Casey. Every day, more than 115 Americans overdose and die from opioid misuse.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today, the House adopted Rep. Dean's amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act which would provide immediate relief to millions of private student loan borrowers including thousands of service members and veterans.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

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 Press Release

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 Press Release

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. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have struggled to meet rent payments and lack adequate knowledge to navigate the process. 

June 8, 2020 Press Release

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 Press Release

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.). The Emergency GRACE Act grants incarcerated people the opportunity to appeal for early release in some instances (if they are terminally ill or elderly).