On December 28th, 1.3 million Americans immediately lost all of their unemployment insurance. Every week, on average, an additional 72,000 Americans are cut off -- the equivalent of one person every 8 seconds.
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New Analysis: 40,000 in Wisconsin Cut Off Unemployment Benefits
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY2015 budget proposal:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) took action today to force an up-or-down vote on legislation which would give 24.5 million Americans, including more than 500,000 Wisconsinites, a pay raise and lift approximately 900,000 people out of poverty. Pocan joined his colleagues in signing a discharge petition to bring up the Fair Minimum Wage Act (H.R. 1010).
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) issued the following statement today to honor Black History Month, celebrated each February:
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Pocan is pleased to participate in the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, the “House Student App Challenge." This is a new competition that is designed to encourage students’ creativity and participation in STEM education fields. Established by Members of the U.S.
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By Arthur Delaney
By Tiffany Yapp
Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan is among the Democrats calling on Congress to immediately extend unemployment benefits.
By Rep. Mark Pocan
Supporting those who are unemployed is part of the fundamental contract we enter as citizens of this great country.
By John Nichols