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.

March 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza supporting Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s request for a SBA Economic Injury Declaration for Illinois amid the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, more than 100 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Illinois, and Governor Pritzker has o

March 14, 2020 Press Release

Glen Ellyn, IL. – Today U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) sent the following updates on COVID-19 and recent changes to his Washington, D.C., Glen Ellyn district office, and Barrington satellite office operations to his constituents.

March 14, 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. 6201 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a second measure to help the country combat COVID-19 or novel coronavirus pandemic.

March 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), led by NDC Chair Derek Kilmer, NDC Vice Chair Scott Peters, and NDC Climate Change Task Force Co-Chairs Don Beyer, Sean Casten, Elaine Luria, and Susan Wild, endorsed an additional slate of bills. This package of bills presents forward-looking, politically durable solutions.


In The News

July 23, 2019 In The News

Democratic members of the House are renewing a push to reopen a government office dedicated to providing expertise and analysis on new technologies, an effort made timely by efforts from both parties to rein in the power of major tech companies.

And this time, the Democrats have some support from their Republican colleagues.

July 17, 2019 In The News

A House bill that would require publicly traded companies to report on their exposure to business risks from climate change has advanced.

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.

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.

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.