Representative Sean Casten

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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August 5, 2019 Press Release

Downers Grove, IL. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the deadly shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. 

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August 2, 2019 Press Release

Carpentersville, IL. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) spoke at a breakfast meeting of the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce in Carpentersville.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on his proposals and ideas to combat climate change and urged the Committee to pass key legislation he introduced, including his Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Mike Braun (R-IN), along with U.S.

July 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary and Intelligence Committees: 

July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In light of recent developments regarding the potential re-opening of the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook, Illinois, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (D-IL-06), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), Bill Foster (D-IL-11), and Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) today urged the U.S.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass H.R. 582, Raise the Wage Act, which would raise the Federal minimum wage to $15 per hour gradually over the next five years.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to table a Resolution to impeach the President of the United States. Earlier this year, Casten announced his support to open an impeachment inquiry into the President.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Financial Services Committee today voted to approve the Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019. The bill, introduced by U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08),  and U.S.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The legislation authorizes the appropriations of funds for the Department of Defense (DOD). The bill provides for a strong, smart national defense that is in line with American values.

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In The News

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.

October 15, 2019 In The News

A growing chorus of House Democrats and Republicans is criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops from northern Syria, saying it endangers America's safety and relationship with allies, and could lead to regional instability and the freeing of captured Islamic State fighters.

September 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied news reports that he instructed his administration to rebuke weather forecasters for contradicting his claim that Hurricane Dorian was a threat to Alabama.

August 26, 2019 In The News

An orthopedic hand surgeon said there have been patients who lost fingers because they could not afford prescription drugs to fend off infection.

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August 21, 2019 In The News

Fracking, coal mining and climate change all illustrate the complexities of protecting the environment, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove, said Thursday at a town hall meeting he hosted at Harper College in Palatine where environmental activists were among the attendees.

August 8, 2019 In The News

A coalition of moderate Democrats is backing a climate plan that could draw interest from the business community for relying on carbon pricing and other market-based approaches to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

July 30, 2019 In The News

Thanks to Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06) and Rep. Bill Foster (IL-11) for organizing a three-hour climate forum at North Central College in Naperville on July 13. Panelist Tom Skilling presented compelling evidence on the imminent danger from climate change with many effects already happening, such as record flooding and record monster storms.

July 30, 2019 In The News

It was one of his talking points on the campaign trail last year and it hasn't gone away.

Climate change is an "existential threat" to human life, 6th District U.S. Rep. Sean Casten says, and it's the problem around which he's built a career.

July 25, 2019 In The News

New bipartisan legislation seeks to tackle a tough climate challenge: reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. industrial manufacturing sector.

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