Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for H.R.2 the Moving Forward Act, legislation investing more than $1.5 trillion to rebuild America’s infrastructure while creating millions of good-paying jobs, combatting the climate crisis, and addressing disparities throughout America.
Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, highlighting U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation to build on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to lower health care costs and prescription drug prices.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, striking down a Louisiana abortion law that unconstitutionally restricted women’s access to care:
Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for the Justice in Policing Act, legislation to reimagine the culture of policing in America with unprecedented reforms to curb police brutality, end racial profiling, eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement and build greater trust between law enforcement and our communities.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) joined Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester and 42 Members of Congress in a letter to Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg, calling on the company to address the proliferation of hate speech and white supremacy across the platform, in addition to a lack of diversity within the company.
Downers Grove, IL- Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) reminded small businesses in Illinois’ 6th District of the June 30th application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program.
Downers Grove, IL. – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) testified to the House Appropriations Committee urging investment in fighting climate change in the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) spending bills. The Trump Administration’s FY21 budget requested significant cuts to climate science.
Downers Grove, IL – Today, U.S.Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza supporting Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s request for a SBA Economic Injury Declaration for qualifying counties in Illinois amid occurrences of looting, arson, and rioting of sm
Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) led a letter along with 53 of their House colleagues calling on the U.S.
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Congressman Sean Casten is a first-term legislator representing Illinois’ 6th congressional district, located in the suburbs west of Chicago.
In the wake of the State of the Union address delivered by President Donald Trump last week, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten said he felt compelled to talk about the condition of our democracy at a town hall Saturday afternoon at the Ganek Municipal Center in Algonquin.
At a hearing Thursday, Democrats castigated Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger, who wasn’t willing to say that her agency needs to exist.
A freshman congressman is using President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday to shine a spotlight on the need to address climate change by inviting along a veteran of the Manhattan Project who’s now working on solar energy.
GLEN ELLYN – Students from Lincoln Middle School in Berwyn joined students from Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn and volunteers from United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago on Jan. 18 to follow the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr.
Seventeen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg made a dramatic speech Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
In her address, she called for a public and private sector divestment from fossil fuel companies
A recently retired Fermilab physicist who grew up in the South during the burgeoning civil rights movement challenged those gathered at North Central College’s Martin Luther King Day breakfast Monday to speak out against subtle racism.
Until recently, state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, a Northbrook Democrat, says he has avoided talking much in public about his childhood experiences with isolation punishment.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos should ban seclusion and prohibit certain restraint techniques in the nation’s schools, a dozen lawmakers say.
After an investigation by ProPublica Illinois and the Chicago Tribune found Illinois schools put children in "isolated timeout" for illegal reasons, a group of the state's federal lawmakers have asked U.S. Secretary of Education to ban seclusion in schools nationwide.