Representative Madeleine Dean

Representing the 4th District of Pennsylvania

Press Releases

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted to pass H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, which would require the Trump Administration to remain in the Paris Climate Accord and develop a serious plan for meeting the United States’ commitments to reduce emissions. The legislation passed by a vote of 231-190.

 

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May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean spoke forcefully about Attorney General Barr’s recent actions.

 

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted for the Save the Internet Act, a popular proposal to restore Obama-era net neutrality rules and protect consumers, small businesses, and free market competition from abuse. The Save the Internet Act passed by a vote of 232-190, and Rep. Dean was an original cosponsor of the legislation.

 

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the House of Representatives voted 263-158 for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019. Rep. Madeleine Dean was an original cosponsor.

 

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Clean Water Day, Rep. Madeleine Dean announced a series of steps for tackling PFAS water contamination issues in the Pennsylvania Fourth District – and around the country.

 

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March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Madeleine Dean cosponsored new health care legislation that will lower Pennsylvanians’ health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, and strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Special Counsel Robert Mueller completed his investigation into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election – and whether anyone connected to the Trump campaign aided that effort.  Rep. Madeleine Dean offered a response.

 

March 8, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted for H.R. 1, the For the People Act. The bill offers sweeping electoral and campaign finance reform and tightens government ethics standards. It passed by a margin of 234-193.

 

February 28, 2019 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House passed a bill to close the Charleston loophole. Currently, federal law permits gun sales to proceed if the purchaser’s background check hasn’t cleared in three days. H.R. 1112 – which passed by a vote of 228 – 198 – will allow law enforcement additional time to investigate would-be gun owners who don’t pass an initial background check.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted in favor of historic legislation to require universal background checks for firearm purchases. The bill, known as H.R. 8, also included Rep. Dean’s amendment to allow an exception for people at risk of suicide to temporarily transfer their firearms to another person during a crisis.

 

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