Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin
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  • Student Loan Debt Crisis

    Two-thirds of Americans now leave college weighed down by massive student loan debt, unable to achieve their dreams and contribute to the growth of the economy. Congress should be doing all that it can to make a college education as affordable and accessible as possible.
  • #TruthInTrade

    On March 17th, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) began a two week long #TruthInTrade campaign to highlight the harmful effects free trade agreements, like NAFTA, have had on our economy and environment. The goal for this campaign is to raise awareness about the serious health, safety, and economic risks associated with fast-tracking trade deals.
  • HOUSE STUDENT APP CHALLENGE

    Congressman Pocan is pleased to participate in the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, the “House Student App Challenge”.

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Sep 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Gwen S. Moore (WI-04) wrote Governor Scott Walker to request details about his proposal to require mandatory drug testing for recipients of FoodShare and Unemployment Insurance.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, along with Education and Workforce Committee Ranking Member George Miller (D-CA), and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Promoting Apprenticeships for Credentials and Employment Act (PACE Act), a new bill that would support greater development of registered appr

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today introduced the Student Loan Interest Deduction Fairness Act, H.R. 5508. This bill would help low-income households who have made payments on their loans access greater equity in receiving the Student Loan Interest Deduction currently available to borrowers.

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Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on the McKeon Amendment to provide $500 million in funding to Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today introduced three pieces of legislation to close tax loopholes which allow U.S. corporations to use so-called “tax inversions” to reduce a company’s tax burden. 

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In The News

May 29, 2014 In The News

By Erik Gunn

On an overcast April afternoon, Mark Pocan fields questions in the council chambers of Reedsburg's city hall.

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