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June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. U.S. Representative Sean Casten’s (IL-06) amendment to maintain the Great Lakes Advisory Board within the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative passed the House today as part of H.R. 3055, the Second Minibus of the FY 2020 Appropriations Bill.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Responding to today’s release of preliminary results of ambient air monitoring of ethylene oxide in Lake County, U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and U.S.

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June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) issued the following statement today regarding his support for opening an impeachment inquiry into the President of the United States.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass H.R. 2740, a package of bills that would fund the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, and Energy throughout the next year.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on the Trump Administration rollback of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, a set of policies introduced in 2015 to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.

June 14, 2019 Press Release

Wheaton, IL – Following a report on the high price of insulin and how it is impacting thousands of patients and their families in the 6th District of Illinois, U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and local policy experts held a panel discussion focused on the increasing prices.

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June 14, 2019 Press Release

Wheaton, IL – In response to reports of recent suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), said that strong international alliances are essential to maintaining security in the region and called on the Administration to provide Congress with a full accounting of the facts associated with the incidents.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

“We don’t have a partner on the federal level in protecting students. In many ways we have an opponent.”

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June 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Today, the New Democrat Coalition Climate Change Task Force expressed support for the House passage of H.R. 1921 – the Ocean Acidification Innovation Act (Rep. Kilmer), H.R. 1237 – the COAST Research Act (Rep. Bonamici), and H.R. 1716 – the Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act (Rep. Pingree).

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted on the Senate-passed bipartisan Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act.  The package includes $19.1 billion for disaster relief, including funding dedicated to flood mitigation.

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