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Sep 10, 2021 Press Release
Madison, WI — U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) spoke with Ali Velshi on MSNBC last night following his Tuesday visit to Fort McCoy.
Sep 7, 2021 Press Release
Madison, WI — U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) issued the following statement prior to his inspection of Fort McCoy, an Army installation in Monroe County, Wisconsin housing more than 7,000 Afghan refugees who were recently evacuated from Afghanistan.
Sep 6, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Labor Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Steven Horsford (D-NV), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Mark Pocan (D-WI) Linda Sánchez (D-CA), and Tom Suozzi (D-NY) issued the following statement in honor of American workers on Labor Day.
Sep 1, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee voted on an amendment to increase the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act by an additional $23.9 billion:
Aug 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), both co-founders and Co-Chairs of the Defense Spending Reduction Caucus and members of the House Appropriations Committee, sent a letter to House Armed Services Committee Chair Adam Smith today urging him and the committee to not pass a National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22 NDAA) that is larger than the level requested by President Biden earlier this year.
Aug 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) issued the following statement after House passage of the $3.5 trillion budget resolution that will shape the United States economy for years to come: 

Aug 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) issued the following statement after House passage of H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, restoring protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. 

Aug 24, 2021 Press Release
Border closures and other restrictions have exacerbated the humanitarian crisis in Gaza
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) are calling on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to take action to reopen border crossings in Gaza to allow humanitarian aid and reconstruction materials to reach those in need.
Aug 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Labor Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Steven Horsford (D-NV), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Mark Pocan (D-WI) Linda Sánchez (D-CA), and Tom Suozzi (D-NY) issued the following statement after the AFL-CIO, the United States’ largest confederation of trade unions, elected Liz Shuler as their new president, the first woman to hold the role. The AFL-CIO also elected Fred Redmond to succeed Shuler as secretary-treasurer, the first Black American to hold the office.
Aug 18, 2021 Press Release
Proposal could nearly double the number of people vaccinated in low-income countries worldwide with existing international efforts.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced the COVID Defense Act, which would transfer a 1.3% of U.S. military spending, $9.6 billion, to global vaccination efforts, vaccinating potentially an additional 30% of the world’s low-income population within a year.

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