Press Releases

November 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and U.S Representative Denver Riggleman (VA-05) introduced H.R. 8796 to study the efforts of foreign authoritarian regimes to exploit the United States financial system. This common-sense, bipartisan bill leverages Federal expertise at the Department of Treasury, U.S.

October 14, 2020 Press Release
Congressman’s ‘Tradeable Performance Standard Act” Eradicates 40% of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2040

Downers Grove, IL – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced the Tradeable Performance Standard Act, which would eliminate roughly 40% of U.S. net greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 by creating tradeable emission allowances for the electric and industrial thermal energy sectors.

October 6, 2020 Press Release

Barrington Illinois – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) hosted an event to commemorate, honor and thank Vietnam era veterans with official certificates and pins at the Lake Barrington Shores Memorial Garden.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for the updated Heroes Act, a $2.2 trillion stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) introduced the End Oil and Gas Tax Subsidies Act of 2020, which would remove unfair fossil fuel tax breaks. Specifically, the legislation would eliminate 11 provisions in the tax code that unfairly benefit oil and gas companies.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and Jared Huffman (CA-2) released the following statement on H.R. 4447,  the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. The legislation ​would provide funding for a wide variety of ​clean energy, grid modernization, and other programs.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C –  Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and Democratic Women's Caucus Chairs Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) introduced the Stop Sexual Harassment in K-12 Act.

September 18, 2020 Press Release
Group of women in the 1970’s opened DuPage County’s first women’s health clinic in Wheaton, IL

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following video to highlight DuPage County’s “Founding Mothers,” a group of women who have been fighting for reproductive freedom since the early ‘70s, when they opened DuPage County’s first women’s health clinic in the basement of a church in Wheaton, Illinois.

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