Representative Madeleine Dean

Representing the 4th District of Pennsylvania

Press Releases

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  Congresswoman Madeleine Dean, along with vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, Congressman Andy Levin, and House Democratic colleagues re-introduced the America’s College Promise Act to create new partnerships with state governments and provide two years of tuition-free access to community college programs that lead to a degree or industry

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, July 12, U.S. Representatives Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Mike Quigley (IL-05), and Greg Steube (FL-17) introduced legislation to require the FBI to establish a program to collect data on law enforcement and former law enforcement suicides and attempted suicides.

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 220-197. The legislation included two amendments sponsored by Rep. Madeleine Dean that address water contamination caused by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

 

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July 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (PA-04) and Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force, issued the following joint statement after the Trump Administration issued a veto threat for the House’s National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 (NDAA), citing a provision that phases out dangerous firefighting foam that contains per- and polyfluoroal

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July 2, 2019 Press Release

HOMESTEAD, FL – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean joined Members of Congress to visit America’s only privately-run detention facility for child migrants.

 

July 1, 2019 Press Release

EL PASO, TX – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean joined more than a dozen Members of Congress to visit detention facilities in El Paso and Clint, Texas. The delegation sought to investigate the imprisonment and mistreatment of migrants, including children.

 

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed Rep. Dean’s amendment to H.R. 3351, increasing funding for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) from $3 million to $6 million in the coming fiscal year. This funding will allow CDFIs to offer increased financial and technical assistance for people with disabilities. The amendment passed by a vote of 373-51.

 

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to approve Rep. Madeleine Dean’s request to fund the first nationwide health study on the consequences of PFAS water contamination. Rep. Dean’s provision – which was included in a larger appropriations package – passed by a total of 225-203.

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June 18, 2019 Press Release

GLENSIDE, PA – On Friday, June 14, Madeleine Dean hosted a roundtable discussion on how the Affordable Care Act has changed the health care landscape – and how patients and practitioners could be affected if it is overturned.  

 

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June 18, 2019 Press Release

GLENSIDE, PA – On Monday, June 17, Rep. Madeleine Dean hosted a group of leaders for a discussion on race and employment – the first in her office’s Diversity and Inclusion roundtable series.

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