Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin
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Mar 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with CPC First-Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released statements today after Rep. Pocan offered the CPC’s debt-free college resolution as an amendment to the House Republican budget.

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Mar 10, 2016 Press Release
Still No Response on Meeting with LGBT Community

MADISON – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) has yet to receive a response from Justice Rebecca Bradley after he extended an invitation to her to come and meet with the LGBT community and those living with HIV/AIDS, as well as others she targeted in a series of public writings.

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Mar 8, 2016 Press Release
Pocan Offers to Set Up Meeting with Bradley and LGBT Community

MADISON – After Justice Rebecca Bradley’s hate-filled attacks came to light yesterday, she put out a statement that did not apologize for her past hate speech and offered no explanation for her supposed change of heart.  U.S. Rep.

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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.

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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
The goal is to close the digital divide in rural communities

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.

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