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July 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for H.R.2 the Moving Forward Act, legislation investing more than $1.5 trillion to rebuild America’s infrastructure while creating millions of good-paying jobs, combatting the climate crisis, and addressing disparities throughout America.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, highlighting U.S.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation to build on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to lower health care costs and prescription drug prices.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, striking down a Louisiana abortion law that unconstitutionally restricted women’s access to care:

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for the Justice in Policing Act, legislation to reimagine the culture of policing in America with unprecedented reforms to curb police brutality, end racial profiling, eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement and build greater trust between law enforcement and our communities.

June 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) joined Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester and 42 Members of Congress in a letter to Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg, calling on the company to address the proliferation of hate speech and white supremacy across the platform, in addition to a lack of diversity within the company.

June 24, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL- Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) reminded small businesses in Illinois’ 6th District of the June 30th application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program.

June 23, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL. – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) testified to the House Appropriations Committee urging investment in fighting climate change in the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) spending bills. The Trump Administration’s FY21 budget requested significant cuts to climate science.

June 22, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today, U.S.Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza supporting Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s request for a SBA Economic Injury Declaration for qualifying counties in Illinois amid occurrences of looting, arson, and rioting of sm

June 18, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) led a letter along with 53 of their House colleagues calling on the U.S.

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In The News

April 13, 2020 In The News

Some 300 to 400 nonprofit business leaders listened in Wednesday afternoon as U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, helped explain some of the inner workings of Congress’ recently passed CARES Act.

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.

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