WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) along with CPC First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement on the confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General:
MADISON – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after Gov. Scott Walker unveiled his state budget proposal:
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) made the following statement today after Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education by the U.S. Senate. Ms.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) along with CPC First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement announcing the introduction of H.R. 932, The Mobility, Opportunity, and Vocation Enabling (MOVE) Act:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after House Republicans unveiled legislation which would implement “right-to-work” policies across the country.
Washington, D.C.- Congressmen Mark Pocan (D-WI), Jared Huffman (D-CA), and Rick Nolan(D-MN) today introduced the New Deal Rural Broadband Act of 2017, an ambitious plan to connect every American home, business, and school to high-speed, reliable broadband internet that is based on Roosevelt’s New Deal rural electrification model.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) along with Democratic Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) released the following statements after holding a press conference voicing opposition to President Trump’s Secretary of Labor nominee, Andy Puzder.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced plans to sign executive orders that would impose severe limitations on immigration and refugees.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order this morning to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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By Gina Duwe
JANESVILLE--Stephanie Ransom of Beloit and her 3-year-old daughter are living on $50 in food stamps after her unemployment compensation ended last month.
Mike Marko of Janesville could be dipping into his savings and retirement soon after his unemployment expires in less than two weeks.
By Ed O'Keefe
President Obama may get some help from members of the audience during his State of the Union address later this month when he calls on Congress to pass an extension of unemployment insurance and to raise the minimum wage.
By Arthur Delaney
A pair of House Democrats hope to put a face on the problem of expired unemployment insurance by encouraging their colleagues to invite jobless constituents to the president's State of the Union address later this month.
By Tiffany Yapp
Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan is among the Democrats calling on Congress to immediately extend unemployment benefits.
The possible extension is back on the table in the U.S. Senate this week.
On December 28th, 1.3 million Americans lost their 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
By Dee J. Hall
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, Tuesday defended his 'no' vote on the budget deal crafted by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville.
And he warned that an even more important vote will be early next year on whether to raise the federal debt ceiling.
By John Nichols
Most members of Congress were pleased with themselves Thursday.
They agreed to agree — crossing lines of partisanship and ideology — on an austerity budget that, as Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio has noted, “won't create jobs, get the economy back on track, or meaningfully cut the deficit.”
That's not the worst of it.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Mark Pocan, D-2nd District, fasted for 24 hours in solidarity with activists who also are fasting in a push for immigration reform, his office announced.
Pocan wants Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform before the end of the year, but Congress is scheduled to end its work for the year this week.
Wisconsin congressman Mark Pocan was in Madison on Monday, urging Congress to pass a new farm bill before the fast-approaching new year deadline.
Pocan kicked off his "hashtag-more-work-2-do" week to highlight major priorities Congress should take up before leaving on vacation