Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin
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Mar 6, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, a member of the House Budget Committee, today issued the following statement after he voted against a funding bill that would keep the irresponsible $85 billion sequestration cuts in place.

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Mar 4, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today urged the House Republican leadership to bring Congress back in session to work on a balanced solution to avert the sequester. House leadership ended the work week yesterday afternoon without taking action on the $85 billion in indiscriminate, across-the-board spending cuts that the government will begin to initiate today.

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Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan today issued the following statement to honor Black History Month, which is celebrated in February each year:

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and his colleagues in the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today applaud the House passage of a comprehensive Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that maintains strong protections for LGBT victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Feb 27, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—In his first floor speech on the House floor, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today called on Congress to avert the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts, referred to as “sequestration,” and to refocus its attention on economic growth.

Feb 27, 2013 Press Release

BELOIT, WI—Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) announced today that his staff will be available every Thursday morning  in the Beloit City Hall to  meet with constituents, listen to their concerns and assist them with any federal casework needs.

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Unless Congress takes action, in just four days the government will initiate $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that will severely impact Wisconsin schools, seniors and small businesses. Following a report released by the White House last night that highlighted the specific effects of these cuts on the Badger state, U.S. Rep.

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Feb 14, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Just three days after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced he would extend benefits to same-sex partners of members  of the military, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today co-sponsored legislation that would strengthen and expand the Secretary’s new policies by establishing them as law.

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today attended his first hearing as a member of the House of Representatives Committee on the Budget, chaired by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). The hearing, titled “The Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook,” featured testimony from Director of the Congressional Budget Office Douglas Elmendorf. Following the hearing, Rep.

Feb 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) tonight commented on the President’s State of the Union address:

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