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.

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.

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.


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.

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.