Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin
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Mar 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), and CPC First-Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today released the Progressive Caucus’ budget for fiscal year 2017, called The People’s Budget: Prosperity Not Austerity; Invest in America.

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington— Today, several Democratic Members of Congress, along with the Executive Director of Americans for Tax Fairness, Frank Clemente, released a major new report on the extent of Pfizer’s tax dodging and price gouging, as well as a

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent a letter to PBS urging the moderators of Thursday’s Democratic Debate in Milwaukee to bring up the topic of voting rights.

The text of the letter is below and available online here.


Feb 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) launched the bipartisan Congressional Rural Broadband Caucus with Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), and Bob Latta (R-OH) to facilitate discussion, educate Members of Congress and develop policy solutions to close the digital divide in rural America.

Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after Rep. Reid Ribble (WI-08) announced he was not seeking re-election for another term in Congress.

Jan 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement on the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC.

Jan 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) launched the bipartisan Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus, which will promote greater awareness of the cooperative business model and help policymakers enact co-op friendly legislation.

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after President Obama delivered his final State of the Union Address in front of a joint session of Congress. Rep. Pocan invited Madison Ald.

Jan 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) strongly opposes Gov. Scott Walker’s comments, laid out in an interview Thursday that the state could ‘simply spend less on roadwork’ in his next budget to keep his pledge not to raise taxes.

Jan 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced today that he will bring Madison Ald. Samba Baldeh as his guest to next week’s State of the Union Address to show solidarity with the American-Muslim community at a time of escalating bigotry and discrimination. Rep.


In The News

Mar 12, 2013 In The News

Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan, a Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said on March 12 that colleague Paul Ryan's budget proposal does not reflect the values of their state.
The budget committee, which Ryan chairs, is expected to consider the proposal on March 13.

Feb 27, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan today said Congress needs to focus on economic growth and job creation instead of spending cuts, criticizing the impending sequester for its austerity in his debut speech on the floor of the House.

Feb 22, 2013 In The News

Accurately describing the March 1 "sequestration" as a "budget tornado" that will undermine jobs, education and health care in Wisconsin, Congressman Mark Pocan is proposing smart alternatives to dumb cuts.