Representative Sean Casten

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Press Releases

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump Administration’s dangerous October 2018 guidance that gives states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.   

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May 2, 2019 Press Release
Legislation ensures the U.S. honors our commitments detailed in the Paris Agreement and lays the groundwork for further climate action

Washington, D.C. – Following House passage of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) delivered a Floor speech highlighting the economic benefits of the Paris Climate Agreement and the necessity to reduce CO2. H.R.9 ensures the U.S. honors our commitments detailed in the Paris Agreement and lays the groundwork for further climate action.

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April 30, 2019 Press Release
Congressmen’s Resolution supports the security of seniors through the promotion of financial literacy

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and John Rose (TN-06) won House passage today of H. Res. 328, their bill to support combatting the financial exploitation of seniors. Older Americans are increasingly targeted for financial scams and it is estimated that older Americans lose more than $36 billion every year to scams.

April 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06), Joe Neguse (CO-02), and Mike Levin (CA-49) are leading a letter from a majority of the freshman class calling on appropriators in Congress to prioritize funding for climate change research in FY20. All three were recently appointed to the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

April 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) and Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11)  led a letter to the Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inquiring about the actions the FDA has taken, or plans to take, to examine and evaluate alternatives to ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization methods in the United States.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election was made public. 

April 13, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) issued the following statement on President Trump’s tweet using 9/11 footage for a political attack.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) marked 100 days since being sworn into the 116th Congress.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) welcomed Chicago-area World War II and Korean War veterans at the World War II Memorial. About 96 veterans traveled to Washington D.C. through the Chicago Honor Flight network. The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created to honor America’s veterans for their service.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) issued the following statement on standing with taxpayers and fighting for free tax filing services. Casten came to Washington to be an independent voice in Congress.

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