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April 4, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) says a tax filing definition in the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act denies recovery rebates to thousands of Illinois young adults who need it. He is supporting a bipartisan measure that would correct it and make their families eligible for the $500 per child recovery rebates.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Last night, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) held his second telephone town hall focused on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 31, 2020 Press Release

DOWNERS GROVE, IL— Today, Congressman Casten joined Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14), Senators Richard J. Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and the Illinois delegation in a letter to President Trump, urging the Administration to immediately implement a federally coordinated effort to meet Illinois’ need for personal protective equipment (PPE).

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan H.R. 748, the CARES Act, a third measure to help combat COVID-19 or novel coronavirus pandemic. The package contains $2 trillion in aid to individuals, businesses, and states.

March 26, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL – Yesterday U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) hosted a skype webinar with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Illinois District Director, Robert Steiner, to provide resources and answer questions for small businesses across Illinois’ 6th District affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 23, 2020 Newsletter

Earlier this week, the State of Illinois declared a state of emergency in response to the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). My team and I have received a number of questions about the spread of COVID-19 so I want to update you on how to best stay informed and healthy. 

March 23, 2020 Newsletter

As our community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, my priority remains the health and safety of the 6th District. I am writing to share important updates on the work we are doing in Congress and how we will do it going forward.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL- Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced a bill to temporarily ban stock buybacks until the impact of Coronavirus (COVID–19) on the American financial system has ended.

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In The News

November 18, 2019 In The News

Carpentersville resident Sara Fierro was in fifth grade on Dec. 14, 2012, when a man entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and killed 26 people, including 20 who were ages 6 and 7.

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November 14, 2019 In The News

The long-serving EPA scientist came to a House committee to defend a Trump administration proposal to limit the kind of science used in environmental rulemaking, but Democrats on the panel urged her to resist the change.

November 14, 2019 In The News

An EPA official defended the agency’s proposed “secret science” rule, but declined to answer questions about the basis for the rule, which has drawn criticism from environmental groups and other agency watchers.

November 13, 2019 In The News

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — Anna Schroeder was making dinner in her Hinsdale home in this stretch of the Chicago suburbs this year when her 8-year-old son interrupted to ask a question about the impeachment news blaring in the background: Does this mean President Trump is a bad guy?

November 8, 2019 In The News

If you’re following political news, you’ve probably heard of the Squad, a group of four newly elected congresswomen advocating for progressive policies like the Green New Deal.

November 8, 2019 In The News

Those who use Cary’s Metra station could experience an easier and warmer time as they wait for trains once the new station depot officially opens later this week.

Eric Morimoto, Cary’s director of public works, said the village is targeting a Friday morning opening for the new station.

November 6, 2019 In The News

Agriculture can play a key role in mitigating climate change, but more work is needed on methods of measuring the impact of changing farming practices.

October 21, 2019 In The News

Two lawmakers have joined hands to introduce a bill that would increase the Pell Grant value by matching it with the rising cost of attending college.

Representatives Susie Lee (Nev.-03) and Sean Casten (Ill.-06) moved the Pell Grant Sustainability Act that will index the Pell Grants to Inflation.

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October 21, 2019 In The News

If you think your job is tough, try simplifying financial disclosures.

A new Securities and Exchange Commission rule requires brokers and financial advisers to describe their services, fees and conflicts of interest in " plain English" and a maximum of four pages.

October 18, 2019 In The News

U.S. Reps. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, and Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, are among the suburban Illinois lawmakers who raised questions about election security during an Oct. 15 field hearing in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District.

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