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June 18, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

June 2, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement following the death of George Floyd and a week marked by nationwide protests calling for changes in systemic racial inequities, police brutality, and injustice.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – On Friday, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced H.R. 7046, a bill to mitigate systemic risk to the financial system due to increased volatility in oil gas prices and the subsequent impacts to exploration and production (E&P) company balance sheets.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after he voted in favor of H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted for The Heroes Act, a $3 trillion emergency package to states, local governments, and individuals in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement upon the House passage of a rule change allowing Members to vote remotely and to hold remote committee proceedings.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) along with House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Cochair Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Haley Stevens (D-MI), and Sharice Davids (D-KS) held a call with regional reporters today as House Democrats are demanding support for the region’s frontline public service workers in next Coronavirus aid package.

May 11, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) hosted a Zoom video conference with Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and 30 local leaders from IL-06 including County Board Chairs, Village Presidents, and City Mayors to discuss the need to prioritize state and local funding in the next coronavirus emergency funding package.

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In The News

January 15, 2020 In The News

Four states currently ban the practice of secluding students at school. Illinois lawmakers want Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to make it 50. “This shouldn’t be controversial,” said U.S. Rep. Sean Casten.

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December 20, 2019 In The News

The Wreaths Across America event was held across the country at the same time. We met on Saturday, December 14, 12:00 p.m.at Evergreen Cemetery, 600 Dundee, Ave., Barrington. There are 400 veteran grave sites that have been identified. Chapter member Volunteers and HODARS placed more than 343 wreaths on the headstones of our veterans.

December 20, 2019 In The News

(Bloomberg)—Democrats from high-tax states scored a symbolic victory Thursday as the House voted to repeal a politically fraught portion of President Donald Trump’s tax law: the cap on state and local tax, or SALT, deductions.

December 20, 2019 In The News

The House on Thursday voted to temporarily repeal much of the GOP tax law's cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction, a key priority for many Democrats.

The bill passed on a near party line vote of 218-206.

December 17, 2019 In The News

GLEN ELLYN - U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, knows all too well how fear can emanate from stories of immigration.

Casten kicked his Dec. 15 town hall meeting in Glen Ellyn by sharing what he called a hypothetical story in which a young Mexican couple falls in love, gets married and moves to the United States for work.

December 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A freshman congressman, troubled by allegations of climate censorship by the President Trump administration, is attempting to make it harder for political appointees to scrub scientific information from government reports.

December 16, 2019 In The News

With just days left to enroll for health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, local, state and federal officials are encouraging residents to take advantage of the program.

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December 16, 2019 In The News

After participating in the United Nations climate conference in Madrid, Spain, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, told constituents at Barrington Village Hall that countries are working to get “more ambitious” when it comes to fighting climate change.

December 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — With a historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump looming, two Illinois Democrats whose congressional seats are most at risk next year — Reps. Dan Lipinski and freshman Lauren Underwood — remained uncommitted Thursday, waiting until the articles of impeachment are finalized.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Just before Thanksgiving, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) entered the name of longtime friend-of-the-Bulletin, Dr. Dieter M. Gruen, into the Congressional Record by nominating him for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The nomination took place on November 21st, Dr. Gruen’s 97th birthday.

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