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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.
Aug 10, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after Representative Ron Kind (WI-03) announced he was not seeking re-election for another term in Congress:
Aug 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Labor Caucus announced leadership of six issue-specific task forces aimed at identifying and developing policy solutions to advance the needs of the labor movement.
Aug 5, 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) released the following statement in response to the death of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka:
Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) voted in favor of nine appropriations bills totaling more than $800 billion in federal funding.
Jul 28, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement expressing his concerns about OpenGate Capital’s plans to outsource 150+ jobs at the Hufcormanufacturing plant in Janesville, WI to Mexico. He also reaffirmed the need for his bill, the Stop Wall Street Looting Act, which will be reintroduced in the coming months. This legislation would fundamentally reform the private equity industry by forcing private equity firms to take responsibility for the outcomes of companies they take over, empowering workers, and protecting investors.
Jul 21, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Congressional PFAS Task Force, voted to protect Wisconsin families from exposure to dangerous PFAS chemicals with H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act. This legislation seeks to address “forever chemicals,” which pose a direct threat to public health, and implement stronger protections against future pollution.

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