Press Releases

February 14, 2019 Press Release
Congressman calls on colleagues to take action; cites solutions to reduce CO2 emissions

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) today delivered his first major floor speech on climate change. Casten’s top priorities in Congress include tackling climate change by reducing CO2 emissions and he has been calling for expedited action to address the looming threat.

February 13, 2019 Press Release
FLAT Prices Act would help lower drug costs by punishing abusive pharmaceutical companies and limiting monopoly periods to encourage competition from generics

WASHINGTON — As Americans struggle with ever-increasing healthcare costs, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) joined Rep. Jared Golden (ME-02) to introduce a bill today to help address unfair price hikes for prescription drugs.

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February 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Bill Foster (D-IL-11), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), and Sean Casten (D-IL-06), today introduced a pair of bicameral bills that would hold  the U.S.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representatives Bill Foster (D-IL-11), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), and Sean Casten (D-IL-06) today pressed Willowbrook, Illinois-based Sterigenics, Inc.

February 8, 2019 Press Release
“Pay Workers What They’ve Earned Act’ Will Reimburse Federal Workers, States And Tribes For Costs Incurred During A Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following President Trump’s State of the Union decision to dig in on his wall demands, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) joined Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-04) and released the ‘Pay Workers What They’ve Earned Act’ to reimburse federal employees for fees, interest, and fines charged through no fault of their own during a government shutdown.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C –  U.S. Representative Sean Casten (D-IL-06), U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), U.S. Representatives Bill Foster (D-IL-11), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), and Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), today released the following statement regarding Willowbrook, Illinois-based Sterigenics, Inc.:

February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) announced today that he has been selected to serve on the new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

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February 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In advance of President Trump’s State of the Union Address, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on what he hopes the President will discuss.

February 1, 2019 Press Release
Congressman invites Judie Caribeaux, highlights domestic abuse challenges, impact of government shutdown on victims

Downers Grove, IL. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) today announced that his guest to the annual State of the Union address will be Judie Caribeaux, Executive Director of Family Shelter Service in DuPage County.

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