Press Releases

August 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative and New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Climate Change Task Force Co-Chair Sean Casten (IL-06), along with NDC Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06), NDC Vice Chair Scott Peters (CA-52), and the other Co-Chairs of the NDC Climate Change Task Force, Reps.

August 5, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the deadly shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. 

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August 2, 2019 Press Release
Congressman speaks at the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast Event

Carpentersville, IL. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) spoke at a breakfast meeting of the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce in Carpentersville.

July 25, 2019 Press Release
Congressman offers proposals to improve the Federal Power Act, CAFE standards, and urged the Committee to pass his bipartisan ‘Promoting Grid Storage Act’

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on his proposals and ideas to combat climate change and urged the Committee to pass key legislation he introduced, including his Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019.

July 25, 2019 Press Release
Clean Industrial Technology Act backed by industry and environmental groups

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Mike Braun (R-IN), along with U.S.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary and Intelligence Committees: 

July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In light of recent developments regarding the potential re-opening of the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook, Illinois, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (D-IL-06), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), Bill Foster (D-IL-11), and Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) today urged the U.S.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass H.R. 582, Raise the Wage Act, which would raise the Federal minimum wage to $15 per hour gradually over the next five years.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to table a Resolution to impeach the President of the United States. Earlier this year, Casten announced his support to open an impeachment inquiry into the President.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Financial Services Committee today voted to approve the Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019. The bill, introduced by U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08),  and U.S.

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