WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today was selected to serve as a member of the Committee on Appropriations by his Democratic Colleagues. The Appropriations Committee is responsible for setting specific expenditures of over a trillion dollars of discretionary spending for the federal government on annual basis.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Rep.
Madison – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement today after President-elect Trump nominated Rex Tillerson, the CEO of Exxon Mobil, as Secretary of State.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) is pleased to announce the nomination of exemplary students from Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District to the Class of 2021 at the United States Service Academies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) provided some facts for Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07) after he dismissed Madison, WI, as a “communist” community on FOX News, got basic facts about the recount incorrect and refused to apologize for his alarming comments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the Next Generation Researchers Act passed the House & Senate as part of the 21st Century Cures Act. The Next Generation Researchers Act directs the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to promote and provide new opportunities for new researchers and earlier research independence.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) called out Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07) for dismissing Madison, WI, as a “communist” community that does not believe in democracy or freedom during a disturbing exchange with Tucker Carlson on FOX News criticizing the recount in Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after President-elect Trump nominated Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the Department of the Treasury:
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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