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April 6, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL - Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) wrote Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chair Chatterjee concerning FERC’s proposed rule changes to federal power markets.

April 4, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) says a tax filing definition in the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act denies recovery rebates to thousands of Illinois young adults who need it. He is supporting a bipartisan measure that would correct it and make their families eligible for the $500 per child recovery rebates.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Last night, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) held his second telephone town hall focused on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 31, 2020 Press Release

DOWNERS GROVE, IL— Today, Congressman Casten joined Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14), Senators Richard J. Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and the Illinois delegation in a letter to President Trump, urging the Administration to immediately implement a federally coordinated effort to meet Illinois’ need for personal protective equipment (PPE).

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan H.R. 748, the CARES Act, a third measure to help combat COVID-19 or novel coronavirus pandemic. The package contains $2 trillion in aid to individuals, businesses, and states.

March 26, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Yesterday U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) hosted a skype webinar with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Illinois District Director, Robert Steiner, to provide resources and answer questions for small businesses across Illinois’ 6th District affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 23, 2020 Newsletter

Earlier this week, the State of Illinois declared a state of emergency in response to the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). My team and I have received a number of questions about the spread of COVID-19 so I want to update you on how to best stay informed and healthy. 

March 23, 2020 Newsletter

As our community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, my priority remains the health and safety of the 6th District. I am writing to share important updates on the work we are doing in Congress and how we will do it going forward.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL- Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced a bill to temporarily ban stock buybacks until the impact of Coronavirus (COVID–19) on the American financial system has ended.

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In The News

February 25, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, who serves the 6th Congressional District, discussed on Thursday afternoon his accomplishments and goals before the end of his term with the Northwest Herald.

February 13, 2020 In The News

A House committee advanced a bill that would direct the Energy Department to boost its research on batteries and other energy storage for utilities to better handle increased wind and solar power.

February 12, 2020 In The News

Congressman Sean Casten is a first-term legislator representing Illinois’ 6th congressional district, located in the suburbs west of Chicago.

February 12, 2020 In The News

Washington (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the U.S. economy appears durable, with steady growth and unemployment near a half-century low, but faces risks from the broadening viral outbreak that began in China.

February 12, 2020 In The News

In the wake of the State of the Union address delivered by President Donald Trump last week, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten said he felt compelled to talk about the condition of our democracy at a town hall Saturday afternoon at the Ganek Municipal Center in Algonquin.

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February 12, 2020 In The News

At a hearing Thursday, Democrats castigated Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger, who wasn’t willing to say that her agency needs to exist.

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February 12, 2020 In The News

A freshman congressman is using President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday to shine a spotlight on the need to address climate change by inviting along a veteran of the Manhattan Project who’s now working on solar energy.

February 12, 2020 In The News

GLEN ELLYN – Students from Lincoln Middle School in Berwyn joined students from Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn and volunteers from United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago on Jan. 18 to follow the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 24, 2020 In The News

Seventeen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg made a dramatic speech Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

In her address, she called for a public and private sector divestment from fossil fuel companies

January 23, 2020 In The News

A recently retired Fermilab physicist who grew up in the South during the burgeoning civil rights movement challenged those gathered at North Central College’s Martin Luther King Day breakfast Monday to speak out against subtle racism.

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