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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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Feb 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court holding oral arguments in the case of Janus v. AFSCME Council 31.
Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement in response to President Trump releasing his FY 2019 budget proposal.
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Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s infrastructure plan, of which only a fraction of funding will come from the federal government.
Jan 29, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement in response to comments made by U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05) earlier today.
Jan 25, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement after reviewing a memo authored by U.S. Representative Devin Nunes (CA-22). The memo includes allegations of misdeeds at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Jan 23, 2018 Press Release
As President Trump prepares to unveil his infrastructure proposal, the six bipartisan co-chairs of the House Rural Broadband Caucus today sent a letter to the President, urging him to include dedicated rural broadband connectivity investments in his proposal to Congress.
Jan 20, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the government shutdown.
Jan 19, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today led Members of Congress in writing to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging the Trump Administration to continue to work with authorities in Burma to secure the release of two journalists from Reuters and drop the charges against them.
Jan 17, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today delivered remarks on the House Floor, calling on Members of Congress to speak out against President Trump’s racist rhetoric.
Jan 16, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) wrote to President Trump last week, calling for an increase in funding for rural broadband programs.

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May 24, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Gazette

By Rep. Mark Pocan 

What a difference a decade has made for LGBT equality in Wisconsin. During a terribly homophobic week in Congress last month, I had to stop and remind myself of this point.

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May 19, 2016 In The News

Janesville Gazette 

By Frank Schultz

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Mark Pocan says he usually gets along with his neighboring congressman, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, but Pocan appears to be seeing red about action in the House this week.

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May 3, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Gazette

Democrats Tammy Baldwin, Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan this week called on the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a review of Wisconsin's voter identification requirements.

May 2, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Public Radio

By: Laurel White

Members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are asking the federal Department of Justice to review Wisconsin’s voter ID law.

Apr 26, 2016 In The News

Washington Blade 

By: Michael K. Lavers

More than 30 members of Congress have signed a letter to Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. that expresses concern over the country’s LGBT rights record.

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Jan 13, 2016 In The News

The Cap Times

By Laurel White

At one point during Tuesday night’s State of the Union, northeast Madison Ald. Samba Baldeh was near tears.

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