Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin
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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.

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) a member of the Budget Committee, spoke on the House Floor in opposition to a budget reconciliation bill, which would repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 62nd time and defund Planned Parenthood.

You can find a video clip of Rep. Pocan speaking on the Floor here.

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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after President Obama announced his executive actions to reduce gun violence.

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2015 passed the House reauthorizing Perkins Loans through Sept. 30, 2017. Rep. Pocan introduced the Higher Extension Act of 2015, which passed the House, along with his colleague Rep. Bishop (R-MI). Despite Rep.

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Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after an updated projection from the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau showed a full Medicaid expansion allowed under Obamacare would save the state more than $1 billion through 2020-21:

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Dec 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced the nomination of 15 outstanding students from Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District to the Class of 2020 at the United States Service Academies.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, spoke on the House Floor in support of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization, the Every Student Succeeds Act. The bipartisan bill passed the House last night by a vote of 359-64 and the Senate is expected to finalize it next week.

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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.
 

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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.
 

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