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February 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, in honor of the victims of the Aurora, Illinois shooting that occurred this week last year, U.S Representatives Sean Casten (IL-06), Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Ted Deutch (FL-22) introduced the Gun Trafficker Detection Act. The bill would create a federal requirement that gun owners must report their gun if lost or stolen within 48 hours.

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February 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten’s (D-IL-06) Clean Industrial Technology Act (CITA) passed unanimously in the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology (SST). In July, Rep.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (D-IL-06) questioned Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell in the House Committee on Financial Services (FSC) about the systemic risks climate change poses to the U.S. and global financial sector and what, if any, action the Fed is taking to mitigate that risk.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released President Trump’s $4.8 Trillion budget request for fiscal year 2021 (FY2021).

February 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO) Act. The bill protects and expands workers’ power to stand together and negotiate for bigger paychecks, better benefits, and safer working conditions.

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address:

January 31, 2020 Press Release

Glen Ellyn, IL. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) announced today that his guest to the annual State of the Union address will be German-American scientist Dr. Dieter Martin Gruen. Dr. Gruen currently lives in Downers Grove, Illinois.

January 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) introduced the Energy Prices Require Including Climate Externalities (Energy PRICE) Act.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sean Casten issued the following statement after voting against S.

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In The News

July 15, 2019 In The News

More than 100 people gathered Friday night in the Crystal Lake Target parking lot on Route 14 to peacefully protest the treatment of immigrants at the Mexican border.

July 15, 2019 In The News

Climate Change Forum

It was a full house at the Climate Change Forum, hosted by Representatives Bill Foster, Sean Casten, and Dick Durbin at North Central College.

The discussion focused on the effect climate change has on the weather like melting glaciers, rising sea levels and the increased power of hurricanes.

July 9, 2019 In The News

NAPERVILLE, IL — Representatives Bill Foster and Sean Casten be in Naperville on July 13 to host a forum on climate change. The forum will also include input from WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling, climate scientist Doug Sisterson, and other experts.

July 1, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Sean Casten met with constituents of the 6th Congressional District in Algonquin on Friday to go over federal legislation and take questions.

Casten, a freshman Democrat from Downers Grove, said the reality of the job is much different than what constituents are seeing in the headlines.

June 25, 2019 In The News

The conditions that many migrant children have been facing in border detention facilities are hard to imagine.

Late yesterday, hundreds of children were moved out of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas.

June 24, 2019 In The News

Congressman Bill Foster and Congressman Sean Casten hosted a panel discussion on issues faced by the LGBTQ community.

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June 21, 2019 In The News

WHEATON – The rising cost of diabetes drugs has put a strain on patients, their families and the federal government as it provides diabetes medications to more than 43 million Medicare beneficiaries, according to a U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee.

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June 21, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Freshman Rep. Sean Casten, an Illinois Democrat who flipped a suburban Chicago congressional district in 2018, told the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday he backs launching an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

“I am in favor of initiating an impeachment inquiry,” Casten said in an interview in his Cannon House building office.

May 17, 2019 In The News

Rep. Sean Casten is laser-focused on carbon emissions. Sen. Tammy Duckworth announced a new push for environmental justice. Sen. Dick Durbin embraced the Paris climate accord at a student climate change rally in Federal Plaza. Rep. Jan Schakowsky joined others at a recent Loop rally criticizing the Trump administration’s plan to slash the Environmental Protection Agency budget. Even Rep.

May 16, 2019 In The News

On Thursday, the newly Democratic House came out swinging by passing a climate bill for the first time in … let me just check my notes here … a decade. Better late than never?

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