Press Releases

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted on H.Res 660, a resolution to formalize the process of pursuing an impeachment inquiry into the President. The resolution provides the path forward for public hearings and provides rules for the format for open hearings in the House Intelligence Committee, including staff-led questioning of witnesses.

October 22, 2019 Press Release
Congressman’s questions at Financial Services Committee Hearing continue to tease out the reasons for lifting sanctions against Russian Oligarch Deripaska

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) at a House Financial Services Committee hearing questioned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about his decision to lift sanctions against Russian company, Rusal, largely owned by Russian Oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

October 17, 2019 Press Release
Congressman’s bill allows retail investors to better understand their disclosures

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten’s (IL-06) bill, H.R. 1815 the SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act passed the House. The bill would require the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure main street investors have the information they need to invest their savings.

October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on the passing of House Committee on Oversight & Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (MD-07):

October 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Representatives Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, and Abigail Spanberger championed legislation to protect student loan borrowers experiencing financial hardship by stopping an onerous practice known as capitalization after a deferment or forbearance.

October 11, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL. – Today, U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and Susie Lee (NV-03) introduced the Pell Grant Sustainability Act. The bill would make sure that Federal resources for college students keep up with current costs by indexing Pell Grants to inflation.

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October 4, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today, U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06), Donna Shalala (FL-27), and Peter King (NY-02) introduced the Stop College Closures Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that would require accrediting agencies for institutions of higher education do more to prevent and protect students from falling victim to sudden school closures.

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September 30, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after Sterigenics announced they will close the Willowbrook facility:

September 30, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL. – Last week, Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06), Paul Tonko (NY-20), and Mike Quigley (IL-05) introduced the Preserve Science in Policymaking Act of 2019.

September 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06), Deb Haaland (NM-01), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) introduced H.R. 4502, the Giving Relief and Dollars to Undergraduates for Adequate Time for Education Act (GRADUATE Act).

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