Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) took another key step toward keeping his pledge to support women’s choice and undo the discriminatory Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment – named after anti-choice ideologue Henry Hyde who formerly represented the 6th District – has, since 1976, blocked the use of federal funding for abortion services.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after President Trump submitted his Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request.
Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for H.R.1, the For the People Act. The bill is a historic reform package intended to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington, and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after he voted yes on the anti-discrimination resolution.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14) introduced the Taxpayer Extension Act to give American taxpayers an additional five weeks, until May 20, to file their individual tax returns for 2018.
Washington, DC – Today, the New Democrat Coalition Climate Change Task Force Co-Chairs Don Beyer, Sean Casten, Elaine Luria, and Susan Wild released their goals for the 116th Congress. The Climate Change Task Force will meet with stakeholders and develop policy positions for the Coalition to advance in both the near term and long term.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) met with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 Administrator Kathy Stepp, to urge the agency to fulfill its mission to ensure the safety of our communities, including the 6th District of Illinois.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representatives Bill Foster (D-IL-11), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), and Sean Casten (D-IL-06) today requested that the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) conduct another site-specific Health Consultation for Willowbrook, Illinois, based on the most recent U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted in favor of H.R. 1112, a bipartisan bill that would strengthen background checks on guns sales. The bill would close the “Charleston Loophole” by preventing gun sales from proceeding if a background check isn’t completed within three days, as allowed under current law.
Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted in favor of H.R. 8, a bipartisan bill that would strengthen background checks on guns sales. The bill would require universal background checks for all gun sales, closing the “gun-show” loophole.