Press Releases

February 20, 2020 Press Release
New letter asks agencies to find a reasonable pathway for parents who will go on parental leave this year

Glen Ellyn, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (D-IL-06), along with U.S.

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February 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the House passed H.J. Res. 79 by a bipartisan vote of 232-183. The resolution would remove the arbitrary 1982 deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten’s (IL-06) Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019 was considered at the Energy Subcommittee on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

February 12, 2020 Press Release
Congressman’s bill would create a federal requirement that gun owners must report their gun if lost or stolen within 48 hours

Washington, D.C. – Today, in honor of the victims of the Aurora, Illinois shooting that occurred this week last year, U.S Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06), Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Ted Deutch (FL-22) introduced the Gun Trafficker Detection Act. The bill would create a federal requirement that gun owners must report their gun if lost or stolen within 48 hours.

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February 12, 2020 Press Release
Congressman’s bill would centralize research and development of low-carbon industrial technologies; make American industrial companies more competitive internationally

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten’s (D-IL-06) Clean Industrial Technology Act (CITA) passed unanimously in the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology (SST). In July, Rep.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (D-IL-06) questioned Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell in the House Committee on Financial Services (FSC) about the systemic risks climate change poses to the U.S. and global financial sector and what, if any, action the Fed is taking to mitigate that risk.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released President Trump’s $4.8 Trillion budget request for fiscal year 2021 (FY2021).

February 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO) Act. The bill protects and expands workers’ power to stand together and negotiate for bigger paychecks, better benefits, and safer working conditions.

February 5, 2020 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:

January 31, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Highlights Gruen’s Scientific Contributions; Hopes to Shed a Light on the Importance of Science

Glen Ellyn, IL. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) announced today that his guest to the annual State of the Union address will be German-American scientist Dr. Dieter Martin Gruen. Dr. Gruen currently lives in Downers Grove, Illinois.

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