Press Releases

August 4, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced the Efficient Vehicle Leadership Act, legislation that would combat the climate crisis by reducing transportation emissions, and save Americans' money by creating a financial incentive for consumers to purchase more fuel efficient vehicles.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Climate Change Task Force and NDC Leadership Members sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Hoyer] urging them to move NDC-endorsed climate bills have already passed out of committee and are ready for consideration by the full House.

July 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), introduced the bipartisan, bicameral ESP Family Leave Act, legislation which would ensure that the Education Support Professionals (ESPs) who keep our schools running have access to leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. The legislation is cosponsored by 17 Representatives.

July 14, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would set standards for clean energy use, carbon intensity, and water use intensity for the Department of Defense

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced H.R. 7417 the National Security Resiliency and Sustainability Act, which would enact President Obama-era standards to reduce emissions and increase use of clean energy sources for the Department of Defense (DoD) while maintaining military readiness.

July 13, 2020 Press Release
News reports have indicated that Alexander Kearns was misled by the app suggesting he owed $730,000, when that was not the case

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06), Bill Foster (IL-11), and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) led a congressional effort pushing Robinhood, a financial services company that offers an investment trading app, to take immediate action to improve user information and safety.

July 8, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would modernize energy efficiency requirements to reduce emissions and combat the climate crisis

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced H.R. 7240, the Housing Efficiency Standards Act, which would modernize housing energy efficiency requirements for federal housing to reduce emissions and combat the climate crisis.

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.

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