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June 24, 2020 Press Release

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.

June 24, 2020 Press Release

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.

June 23, 2020 Press Release

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.

June 22, 2020 Press Release

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

June 18, 2020 Press Release

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.

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.

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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.

December 13, 2019 In The News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Cheri Bustos, Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, Bill Foster, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Dan Lipinski, Jesus "Chuy" García, Robin Kelly, Mike Quigley, Bobby Rush, Jan Schakowsky, Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood of the U.S.

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December 13, 2019 In The News

Freshman Democratic Rep. Sean Casten of Downers Grove, who flipped a longtime Republican-leaning suburban district in 2018, said Thursday he will vote in favor of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) is looking to combat gun violence by using credit card information.

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December 13, 2019 In The News

With a big push from two suburban Democrats, the House Ways & Means Committee late Wednesday voted to dump the tax clause that many Illinoisans have come to detest: the $10,000 a year cap on deducting state and local taxes on your federal income tax return.

December 11, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.-10th) is looking to combat gun violence by using credit card information.

Wexton released details of a new proposal, the Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act, in November.

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December 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday and then handed him a major legislative win — a pending deal on a new U.S.–Canada-Mexico trade pact.

December 11, 2019 In The News

GLEN ELLYN - U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, will host his 21st town hall meeting to discuss how to reform the U.S. immigration system and address the actions taken by the Trump administration.

The town hall will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 393 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.

December 10, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON—The cap on state and local tax deductions would be repealed for two years under a new Democratic proposal that almost certainly won’t become law while Republicans control the Senate and White House.

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