Representative Sean Casten

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Congressman supports House passage of NDAA; secures key provisions preserving American values

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The legislation authorizes the appropriations of funds for the Department of Defense (DOD). The bill provides for a strong, smart national defense that is in line with American values.

July 10, 2019 Press Release
The Climate Risk Disclosure Act Would Accelerate the Transition from Fossil Fuels

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today reintroduced the Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019 to require public companies to disclose critical information about their exposure to climate-related risks.

July 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) is excited to announce that his office will be hosting a Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school.

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted on the bipartisan H.R. 3401, the emergency supplemental funding bill to provide aid to the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

June 27, 2019 Press Release
Congressman testifies before House Ways and Means Committee on legislation to provide relief to families unfairly harmed by Republican tax law

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) testified before the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means on his legislation introduced with Representative Lauren Underwood (IL-14) to provide tax relief to middle-class families who were unfairly harmed by the 2017 Republican tax law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) announced that he secured a $12.4 million increase in funding for the U.S.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06), Rep. Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), Rep. Kendra Horn (OK-05), and Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Better Service to Borrowers Act.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Casten’s amendment will help ensure government assessment of Climate Change

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) won approval by the full House of his climate science amendment to the House-passed H.R.

June 25, 2019 Press Release
Congressman’s amendment included in House-passed 2nd Appropriations Minibus

Washington, D.C. U.S. Representative Sean Casten’s (IL-06) amendment to maintain the Great Lakes Advisory Board within the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative passed the House today as part of H.R. 3055, the Second Minibus of the FY 2020 Appropriations Bill.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Responding to today’s release of preliminary results of ambient air monitoring of ethylene oxide in Lake County, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and U.S.

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