Representative Sean Casten

Representing the 6th District of Illinois


November 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), today at a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing questioned Dr.

November 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – President Trump announced the United States will begin the withdrawal process from the Paris Climate Accord, leaving America as the only nation to abandon the global effort to combat climate change.

November 1, 2019 Press Release

Glen Ellyn, IL. –U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) announced today that, with his support, World Relief DuPage/Aurora (WRDA) have been awarded grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted on H.Res 660, a resolution to formalize the process of pursuing an impeachment inquiry into the President. The resolution provides the path forward for public hearings and provides rules for the format for open hearings in the House Intelligence Committee, including staff-led questioning of witnesses.

October 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) at a House Financial Services Committee hearing questioned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about his decision to lift sanctions against Russian company, Rusal, largely owned by Russian Oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten’s (IL-06) bill, H.R. 1815 the SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act passed the House. The bill would require the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure main street investors have the information they need to invest their savings.

October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on the passing of House Committee on Oversight & Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (MD-07):

October 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Representatives Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, and Abigail Spanberger championed legislation to protect student loan borrowers experiencing financial hardship by stopping an onerous practice known as capitalization after a deferment or forbearance.

October 11, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL. – Today, U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and Susie Lee (NV-03) introduced the Pell Grant Sustainability Act. The bill would make sure that Federal resources for college students keep up with current costs by indexing Pell Grants to inflation.



In The News

November 14, 2019 In The News

The long-serving EPA scientist came to a House committee to defend a Trump administration proposal to limit the kind of science used in environmental rulemaking, but Democrats on the panel urged her to resist the change.

November 14, 2019 In The News

An EPA official defended the agency’s proposed “secret science” rule, but declined to answer questions about the basis for the rule, which has drawn criticism from environmental groups and other agency watchers.

November 13, 2019 In The News

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — Anna Schroeder was making dinner in her Hinsdale home in this stretch of the Chicago suburbs this year when her 8-year-old son interrupted to ask a question about the impeachment news blaring in the background: Does this mean President Trump is a bad guy?

November 8, 2019 In The News

If you’re following political news, you’ve probably heard of the Squad, a group of four newly elected congresswomen advocating for progressive policies like the Green New Deal.

November 8, 2019 In The News

Those who use Cary’s Metra station could experience an easier and warmer time as they wait for trains once the new station depot officially opens later this week.

Eric Morimoto, Cary’s director of public works, said the village is targeting a Friday morning opening for the new station.

November 6, 2019 In The News

Agriculture can play a key role in mitigating climate change, but more work is needed on methods of measuring the impact of changing farming practices.

October 21, 2019 In The News

Two lawmakers have joined hands to introduce a bill that would increase the Pell Grant value by matching it with the rising cost of attending college.

Representatives Susie Lee (Nev.-03) and Sean Casten (Ill.-06) moved the Pell Grant Sustainability Act that will index the Pell Grants to Inflation.

October 21, 2019 In The News

If you think your job is tough, try simplifying financial disclosures.

A new Securities and Exchange Commission rule requires brokers and financial advisers to describe their services, fees and conflicts of interest in " plain English" and a maximum of four pages.

October 18, 2019 In The News

U.S. Reps. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, and Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, are among the suburban Illinois lawmakers who raised questions about election security during an Oct. 15 field hearing in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District.

October 15, 2019 In The News

A growing chorus of House Democrats and Republicans is criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops from northern Syria, saying it endangers America's safety and relationship with allies, and could lead to regional instability and the freeing of captured Islamic State fighters.