Press Releases

July 1, 2020 Press Release
Package modernizes energy infrastructure for a clean energy future, includes Casten’s Promoting Grid Storage Act

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
Congressman’s proposals would deploy clean energy, fund research into lowering industrial emissions, and more

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
While the administration continues to sabotage healthcare, the Congressman supports the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act

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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