Press Releases

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), member of the House Financial Services Committee, testified before the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations to fund and restore the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), a Capitol Hill technology agency that was defunded more than 20 years ago.

April 1, 2019 Press Release
Limits to the state and local tax deduction passed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act place uniquely large and disproportionate burden on middle-class families in the Illinois 14th and 6th Congressional Districts Legislation would help affected taxpayers by increasing the current SALT deduction cap, eliminating the marriage penalty, and adding an inflationary adjustment

WASHINGTON –U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) today announced the introduction of new legislation, H.R.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, continued his fight for climate change by joining Chair of the Select Committee, Kathy Castor (FL-14), in introducing H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act.

March 27, 2019 Press Release
Sweeping New Health Legislation Will Lower Health Premiums, Reverse GOP Health Care Sabotage

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) cosponsored sweeping new health care legislation that will lower Illinoisan’s health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and reverse the Administration’s health care sabotage. The Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Ca

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March 25, 2019 Press Release
Members also call on EPA to immediately begin ambient air monitoring at the Medline and Vantage facilities in Lake County
March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) delivered a Floor speech on H.R. 1, the For the People Act, that passed the House last Friday. H.R. 1 would require candidates for President and Vice President to disclose their tax returns. The Illinois state legislature have been working on legislation that would include this specific idea on the ballot. 

March 13, 2019 Press Release
New Representative of Henry Hyde’s former District Joins Fight to Undo “Hyde Amendment”

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06)  took another key step toward keeping his pledge to support women’s choice and undo the discriminatory Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment – named after anti-choice ideologue Henry Hyde who formerly represented the 6th District – has, since 1976, blocked the use of federal funding for abortion services.

March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after President Trump submitted his Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for H.R.1, the For the People Act. The bill is a historic reform package intended to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington, and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people.

March 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after he voted yes on the anti-discrimination resolution.

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