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April 22, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today,  U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06) and Bill Foster (IL-11) led a bipartisan letter to House leadership urging equitable per-capita distribution of funds to states in any future stimulus package.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) announced that Illinois will receive $108 million in emergency education funding through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund and $437 million in emergency funding for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and Region V Members of Congress received an update from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during a conference call in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is the fifth call FEMA has held for Region V Members.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) exhausting funding for loans to American small businesses and the importance of providing critical funding to hospitals and states and localities on the frontlines.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL - Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), Danny K. Davis (IL-07), Mike Quigley (IL-05), Robin Kelly (IL-02), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), and Jesús G.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Democratic members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to U.S.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Recognizing the mounting fear and isolation felt by Illinois residents 60+, who are at increased risk for serious illness from the novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) and family physician and Board Member of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, Dr.

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April 6, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL - Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) wrote Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chair Chatterjee concerning FERC’s proposed rule changes to federal power markets.

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In The News

December 6, 2019 In The News

Congress isn’t quite ready to resurrect a congressional technology assessment office killed off by Republicans in 1995. But the idea may be gaining momentum.

Backers of reopening the Office of Technology Assessment include Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), chairwoman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, and Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.).

December 6, 2019 In The News

The House Ways and Means Committee could take up legislation as early as next week that would increase a limit on state and local tax deductions that has riled Democrats from high-cost regions, according to a senior panel member.

December 6, 2019 In The News

An Illinois congressman who’s made climate change a key issue is back from the United Nations climate conference in Madrid saying that President Trump has abandoned the U.S. leadership role in taking on global warming.

December 2, 2019 In The News

President Trump isn’t going to Spain this week for a major international climate change conference. That isn’t a surprise, given everything he’s said and done when it comes to global warming.

December 2, 2019 In The News

After the morning rush Monday, it was still a tight squeeze inside Glen Ellyn's Metra station when village officials made the case for replacing the outdated depot.

The occasion was a ceremony to formally unveil a $14.4 million grant for construction of a new station and a pedestrian tunnel.

November 25, 2019 In The News

The EPA has yet to revise its rules regulating how sterilizers like Sterigenics, which has announced it would be closing its Willowbrook facility, and Medline in Waukegan, along with other companies like Vantage Specialties in Gurnee use ethylene oxide.

November 25, 2019 In The News

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.) introduced a bill today aimed at assessing climate change risk in the financial sector, an emerging area of focus for congressional Democrats.

November 25, 2019 In The News

Glen Ellyn officials and lawmakers will gather Monday to celebrate a $14.4 million infusion of federal funds into plans to build a new Metra station and a pedestrian tunnel downtown.

November 25, 2019 In The News

A group of Democratic senators, half of whom currently running for president, are supporting a new bill that would direct the Federal Reserve to formally factor climate-change risks into its oversight of large financial firms.

November 18, 2019 In The News

Proposed new “transparency” rules at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would actually block the government watchdog from using scientific data, according to critics.

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