Representative Madeleine Dean

Representing the 4th District of Pennsylvania


Latest News

July 25, 2019

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 prov

July 16, 2019

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.

July 12, 2019

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).


July 9, 2019

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)

July 2, 2019

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

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

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.

June 20, 2019

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.

June 18, 2019

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.  


June 18, 2019

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.


In The News

February 22, 2019

Last fall, four women from Pennsylvania won seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, breaking up the state’s all-male congressional delegation and making history in the process.

February 19, 2019

Valentine’s Day this year was a bittersweet day because it was also the first anniversary of the Parkland, Fla., massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

The massacre took the lives of 14 students and three staff members who worked at the school.

February 11, 2019

In the words of her detractors during the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton was abrasive and shrill. She was aloof. She was unlikable.

February 9, 2019

A Cambridge University student facing the death penalty in South Sudan is being "arbitrarily detained in a modern-day hellhole", his lawyer says.

PhD student Peter Biar Ajak, 35, a critic of his country's regime, has been detained without charge since his arrest at Juba Airport in July.

February 7, 2019

“In the Democratic caucus, we elected more new women than men. Think of that statement!”

February 5, 2019

Each member of Congress gets to bring a guest to the president’s annual State of the Union address, which President 

January 30, 2019

A New Jersey landfill has backed out of a plan to take soil contaminated with chemicals from a former naval base in Willow Grove, responding to concerns from activists but leaving unresolved how and when the military will dispose of the tainted soil.