Representative Madeleine Dean

Representing the 4th District of Pennsylvania


Latest News

November 15, 2019

 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, November 13, Rep. Madeleine Dean's (PA-04) Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act (H.R. 5003) passed out of the Financial Services Committee with unanimous support.

November 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – On Friday, November 8, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced the Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act. This legislation addresses a variety of abusive debt collection practices targeting members of the military.

October 31, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) voted to approve impeachment procedures in the House’s ongoing investigation of President Donald Trump. The procedures were approved by a vote of 232-196.

October 29, 2019

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Reps. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Debbie Lesko (AZ-08), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Jenniffer González-Colón (PR), and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) marked the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an event on the Capitol steps.

October 21, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Marc Veasey (TX-33), Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01), and David McKinley (WV-01) introduced the Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act (H.R.

October 16, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) will review its use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), chemicals long used by the military in firefighting foam and other applications.

October 1, 2019

WASHINGTON – Last week, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced two pieces of legislation to fix aspects of the student loan system.


Private Loan Disability Discharge Act


September 23, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) announced that the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has selected recipients for its multi-site PFAS health study – including Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

September 16, 2019

GLENSIDE, PA – On Monday, September 16, Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) and Rep. Andy Levin (MI-09) hosted a student debt town hall at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell.

September 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Karen Bass (CA-37), Michael Turner (OH-10), and Steve Stivers (OH-15) introduced the Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2019 (FSHO) to provide additional housing support to vulnerable young people.



In The News

January 23, 2019

Pushing for a safe-drinking-water standard and hoping to hold polluters and the Environmental Protection Agency accountable, a group of members of Congress created a task force Wednesday to address nationwide contamination of water by chemicals used on military bases.

January 21, 2019

The third annual Philadelphia Women’s March on Jan. 19 turned out thousands, standing together for the future of women’s rights and equality.

In a time of political turmoil and upheaval, participants had personal reasons for showing up. Philadelphia Weekly spoke with everyday participants and politicians at the event about the reasons behind their march.

January 18, 2019

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean, D-4th Dist., was recently appointed to the House Judiciary Committee.

The committee is a powerful body charged with overseeing Federal courts, administrative agencies and Federal law enforcement. It tackles a wide range of issues, including border security, government ethics and oversight, intellectual property, and national security.

January 11, 2019

Montgomery County officials thought they were ahead of the game with their plan to have a paper-ballot voting system in place for the primary election in May.

January 4, 2019

Washington (CNN) - Rep. Madeleine Dean of Pennsylvania rounds out this week's installment of Meet Your New Members of Congress. 

January 3, 2019
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