Representative Sean Casten

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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January 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (D-IL-06), along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), led a letter to U.S.

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January 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after he voted for H. Con. Res. 83, the War Powers Resolution.  The resolution would require the President to cease military actions against Iran unless authorized by Congress or in response to an imminent threat.

January 3, 2020 Press Release

Glen Ellyn, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten issued the following statement after the Trump Administration conducted an airstrike at Baghdad International Airport targeting senior Iranian officials, including the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Qassim Soleimani:

December 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after he voted to pass H.R. 5377, the Restoring Tax Fairness for State and Localities Act, fulfilling a promise he made to his constituents to repeal the disastrous state and local tax (SALT) deduction cap implemented in the 2017 Republican Tax Bill.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after he voted in support of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the agreement that regulates trade between the three countries.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the other members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation today pressed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler about their concerns about ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions at the Medline and Vantage facilities in Lake County.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after he voted in support of both Articles of Impeachment against the President of the United States.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after voting for government spending bills that would fund the government through fiscal year (FY) 2020.

December 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for the bipartisan H.R.3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.

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December 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) announced that he will support the Articles of Impeachment against the President of the United States. This past Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee introduced the two Articles of Impeachment.

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In The News

January 17, 2020 In The News

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos should ban seclusion and prohibit certain restraint techniques in the nation’s schools, a dozen lawmakers say.

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January 17, 2020 In The News

After an investigation by ProPublica Illinois and the Chicago Tribune found Illinois schools put children in "isolated timeout" for illegal reasons, a group of the state's federal lawmakers have asked U.S. Secretary of Education to ban seclusion in schools nationwide.

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January 15, 2020 In The News

Four states currently ban the practice of secluding students at school. Illinois lawmakers want Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to make it 50. “This shouldn’t be controversial,” said U.S. Rep. Sean Casten.

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December 20, 2019 In The News

The Wreaths Across America event was held across the country at the same time. We met on Saturday, December 14, 12:00 p.m.at Evergreen Cemetery, 600 Dundee, Ave., Barrington. There are 400 veteran grave sites that have been identified. Chapter member Volunteers and HODARS placed more than 343 wreaths on the headstones of our veterans.

December 20, 2019 In The News

(Bloomberg)—Democrats from high-tax states scored a symbolic victory Thursday as the House voted to repeal a politically fraught portion of President Donald Trump’s tax law: the cap on state and local tax, or SALT, deductions.

December 20, 2019 In The News

The House on Thursday voted to temporarily repeal much of the GOP tax law's cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction, a key priority for many Democrats.

The bill passed on a near party line vote of 218-206.

December 17, 2019 In The News

GLEN ELLYN - U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, knows all too well how fear can emanate from stories of immigration.

Casten kicked his Dec. 15 town hall meeting in Glen Ellyn by sharing what he called a hypothetical story in which a young Mexican couple falls in love, gets married and moves to the United States for work.

December 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A freshman congressman, troubled by allegations of climate censorship by the President Trump administration, is attempting to make it harder for political appointees to scrub scientific information from government reports.

December 16, 2019 In The News

With just days left to enroll for health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, local, state and federal officials are encouraging residents to take advantage of the program.

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December 16, 2019 In The News

After participating in the United Nations climate conference in Madrid, Spain, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, told constituents at Barrington Village Hall that countries are working to get “more ambitious” when it comes to fighting climate change.

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