Representative Madeleine Dean

Representing the 4th District of Pennsylvania

Press Releases

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.
January 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Last night, Rep. Dean was elected by her colleagues to serve as Vice Chair of the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus. The Caucus addresses a range of issues that are important to citizens in Montgomery and Berks counties — and across the country. “As Vice Chair, I will promote affordable, comprehensive healthcare; equality in pay, housing, and representation; high quality education and childcare; and workforce development and STEM training,” said Rep. Dean. “I will also protect reproductive rights and hold perpetrators of discrimination, sexual assault, and sexual harassment accountable.”
January 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Madeleine Dean was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee, a powerful body charged with overseeing Federal courts, administrative agencies and Federal law enforcement. The Committee tackles a wide range of issues, including border security, government ethics and oversight, intellectual property, and national security.
January 15, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 1, the For the People Act, Will Clean Up Corruption in Washington, Make It Easier to Vote, and Give Hard-working Americans More Power in Our Democracy
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, January 4, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-4) joined the new House Democratic majority in introducing H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping package of pro-democracy and anticorruption reforms that will put the power back in the hands of the American people by ending the dominance of big money in politics; making it easier, not harder, to vote; and ensuring that politicians actually serve the public interest.
January 8, 2019 Press Release
Today, House Democrats introduced H.R. 8—a bill requiring universal background checks for gun sales in the United States. Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Montgomery and Berks Counties) will cosponsor the bill.
January 4, 2019 Press Release

Last night, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted Yes on a series of bipartisan measures to reopen the federal government.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean was officially sworn in as a Member of Congress.

“Today marks the start of the most diverse Congress in our nation’s history,” said Rep. Dean. “We have important work to do, and I’m excited to get started.”

January 3, 2019 Press Release
The 116th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.

The freshman class will be sworn in on January 3rd, 2019 when the First Session of the 116th United States Congress convenes.

January 3, 2019 Press Release
New Congress Will Meet in Washington, DC
The First Session of the 116th U.S. Congress will commence on January 3rd, 2019 in Washington, DC.