Press Releases

March 3, 2021 Press Release
H.R. 1, the For the People Act, Will Clean Up Corruption in Washington, Protect and Expand the Right to Vote and Restore Ethics and Integrity to Government

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06) tonight joined House Democrats in passing H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping anti-corruption package to clean up Washington, protect and expand voting rights, restore integrity, and put the needs and priorities of the American people ahead of special interests.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass H.R.

March 2, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Would Decarbonize Each Sector of the U.S. Economy within Committee’s Jurisdiction to Achieve Net Zero Climate Pollution

Washington, DC – Today, U.S.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass the Equality Act in the 117th Congress after a scathing condemnation of a GOP colleague’s transphobic attack against Rep. Marie Newman (IL-03) and her daughter. The bill, which Rep.

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February 25, 2021 Press Release
Powell Agrees with Yellen, Confirms the Fed’s Mandate to Address Climate Risk

Washington, DC –U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) questioned Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell in the House Committee on Financial Services (FSC) about the systemic risks climate change poses to the U.S. and global financial sector and what, if any, action the Fed is taking to mitigate that risk.

February 19, 2021 Press Release
“There is an innate tension in your [Robinhood’s] business model between democratizing finance, and a conduit to feed fish to sharks.”

Washington, DC –U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) questioned Robinhood CEO, Vlad Tenev before the House Committee on Financial Services ​Committee(FSC) hearing entitled, “Game Stopped?

February 16, 2021 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Last week, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene (WA-01) introduced the Emergency Unemployment Relief for Nonprofits Act, which would extend a CARES Act provision that provided a 50 percent subsidy for non-profits that offered unemployment benefits, and increase that subsidy to 75 percent beginning after March 31.

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