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May 25, 2019 Press Release

Lake County, IL –U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) joined Executive Director of Lake County Stormwater Management Commission Mike Warner and other local officials to tour three areas affected by the recent floods in the 6th District.

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May 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019, which would boost research and development of cutting-edge technologies to increase energy storage capabilities for America’s electric grid and enable the expanded use of clean energy.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representatives Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), Bill Foster (D-IL- 11), Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Sean Casten (D-IL-06), and Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14) today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately conduct inspections of all Region 5 facilities – including Medline Inc.

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

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

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.

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