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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Apr 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement in support of the nearly 40,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia poised to strike tomorrow for a fair contract.

Apr 5, 2016 Press Release
New rules could limit corporate tax inversions like Pfizer’s $35 billion tax dodge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced new regulations to limit corporate tax inversions:

Mar 29, 2016 Press Release
SCOTUS 4-4 decision reaffirms collective bargaining rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court delivered its decision in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, affirming the rights of teachers and other public sector employees to have a seat at the table and the ability to strengthen their profession through union representation.

Mar 22, 2016 Press Release
“We must continue to support opportunities to lift people up and out of poverty and ensure that our jobs training programs are truly working”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and U.S. Representatives Ron Kind (D-WI 3), Gwen Moore (D-WI 4) and Mark Pocan (D-WI 2) sent a letter to Governor Scott Walker calling on him to immediately restore food assistance to thousands of Wisconsinites by requesting and reinstating the federal waiver for 20 counties and 10 cities with high unemployment rates.

Mar 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with CPC First-Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released statements today after Rep. Pocan offered the CPC’s debt-free college resolution as an amendment to the House Republican budget.

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Mar 10, 2016 Press Release
Still No Response on Meeting with LGBT Community

MADISON – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) has yet to receive a response from Justice Rebecca Bradley after he extended an invitation to her to come and meet with the LGBT community and those living with HIV/AIDS, as well as others she targeted in a series of public writings.

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Mar 8, 2016 Press Release
Pocan Offers to Set Up Meeting with Bradley and LGBT Community

MADISON – After Justice Rebecca Bradley’s hate-filled attacks came to light yesterday, she put out a statement that did not apologize for her past hate speech and offered no explanation for her supposed change of heart.  U.S. Rep.

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Mar 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), and CPC First-Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today released the Progressive Caucus’ budget for fiscal year 2017, called The People’s Budget: Prosperity Not Austerity; Invest in America.

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Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington— Today, several Democratic Members of Congress, along with the Executive Director of Americans for Tax Fairness, Frank Clemente, released a major new report on the extent of Pfizer’s tax dodging and price gouging, as well as a

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