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Democratic members of the House are renewing a push to reopen a government office dedicated to providing expertise and analysis on new technologies, an effort made timely by efforts from both parties to rein in the power of major tech companies.
And this time, the Democrats have some support from their Republican colleagues.
A House bill that would require publicly traded companies to report on their exposure to business risks from climate change has advanced.
More than 100 people gathered Friday night in the Crystal Lake Target parking lot on Route 14 to peacefully protest the treatment of immigrants at the Mexican border.
Climate Change Forum
It was a full house at the Climate Change Forum, hosted by Representatives Bill Foster, Sean Casten, and Dick Durbin at North Central College.
The discussion focused on the effect climate change has on the weather like melting glaciers, rising sea levels and the increased power of hurricanes.
NAPERVILLE, IL — Representatives Bill Foster and Sean Casten be in Naperville on July 13 to host a forum on climate change. The forum will also include input from WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling, climate scientist Doug Sisterson, and other experts.
U.S. Rep. Sean Casten met with constituents of the 6th Congressional District in Algonquin on Friday to go over federal legislation and take questions.
Casten, a freshman Democrat from Downers Grove, said the reality of the job is much different than what constituents are seeing in the headlines.
The conditions that many migrant children have been facing in border detention facilities are hard to imagine.
Late yesterday, hundreds of children were moved out of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas.
Congressman Bill Foster and Congressman Sean Casten hosted a panel discussion on issues faced by the LGBTQ community.
WHEATON – The rising cost of diabetes drugs has put a strain on patients, their families and the federal government as it provides diabetes medications to more than 43 million Medicare beneficiaries, according to a U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee.
WASHINGTON — Freshman Rep. Sean Casten, an Illinois Democrat who flipped a suburban Chicago congressional district in 2018, told the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday he backs launching an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
“I am in favor of initiating an impeachment inquiry,” Casten said in an interview in his Cannon House building office.