As opioids overdose deaths keep rising, report urges lawmakers to develop new approaches
Drug overdose rates in the U.S. have risen fivefold in the past two decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pa’s Casey, Dean back bill that would cut cost of opioid addiction treatment
“The opioid epidemic is devastating communities and tearing families apart in Pennsylvania and across the nation,” Casey, of Scranton, said in a statement.
U.S. House Republicans push through two anti-abortion measures in first work week
U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District, accused the GOP of engaging in 'another extreme political stunt.'
Pa. addiction specialists, lawmakers, and officials discuss addiction, settlement funds, stigma
The virtual roundtable ”to share their personal stories and discuss how their agencies’ efforts are making an impact” included state Rep. Jim Struzzi, R-Indiana; state Sen. Art Haywood, D-Montgomery; U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District; Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Jen Smith; and Dr. Bernard James Costello, associate vice chancellor for Health Science Integration at the University of Pittsburgh.
The Fed raises interest rates again, signals more coming despite pressure to slow the pace
The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that in its continuing efforts to tamp down inflation, it would raise interest rates yet again by another three-quarters of a point to a target range of 3.75 to 4 percent. Federal Reserve Chairperson Jerome Powell said during a press conference following the announcement that the “historically fast pace” […]
A third of U.S. House Dems, including Pa., oppose Manchin permitting deal in stopgap spending bill
Pa. U.S. Reps. Dwight Evans, Madeleine Dean and Mary Gay Scanlon are among the opposition.
Here’s how broken Washington is: Democrats agreeing with each other is big news | John L. Micek
Our pugilistic politics are exhausting the voters — who rightfully expect better. But how to get there?
Will the Dems hold Congress? For Pa.’s Dean, a glass ‘half-full’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Amid predictions of a GOP year, Democrats have a chance for four, key pick-ups in the U.S. Senate, the MontCo lawmaker said.
Pa. Rep. Dean: Trump should be criminally charged for role in the Capitol insurrection
A Pennsylvania lawmaker who participated in former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial says the Republican should be “held responsible by the rule of law,” for inciting a crowd of his supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 to disrupt the certification of the 2020 election results. Trump “assembled the mob, […]
U.S. House panel advances assault weapons ban on party-line vote
U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District, slammed Republicans for refusing to address the fact that there are thousands of victims of mass shootings.
Pa.’s Dean among lawmakers arrested after abortion rights protest in front of U.S. Supreme Court
'I wanted to send a signal to my daughters and granddaughters. I will stand up for their rights,' Dean said.
Biden urges assault weapons ban, as U.S. House Democrats advance gun control bills
'Do you think the founding fathers were picturing AR-style weapons?' U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District, asked Republicans.