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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Jan 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced today that he will bring Madison Ald. Samba Baldeh as his guest to next week’s State of the Union Address to show solidarity with the American-Muslim community at a time of escalating bigotry and discrimination. Rep.

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) a member of the Budget Committee, spoke on the House Floor in opposition to a budget reconciliation bill, which would repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 62nd time and defund Planned Parenthood.

You can find a video clip of Rep. Pocan speaking on the Floor here.

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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after President Obama announced his executive actions to reduce gun violence.

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release
Senate Standstill on Perkins is over, Pocan’s efforts to save oldest federal student aid program are successful

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2015 passed the House reauthorizing Perkins Loans through Sept. 30, 2017. Rep. Pocan introduced the Higher Extension Act of 2015, which passed the House, along with his colleague Rep. Bishop (R-MI). Despite Rep.

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Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after an updated projection from the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau showed a full Medicaid expansion allowed under Obamacare would save the state more than $1 billion through 2020-21:

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Dec 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced the nomination of 15 outstanding students from Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District to the Class of 2020 at the United States Service Academies.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, spoke on the House Floor in support of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization, the Every Student Succeeds Act. The bipartisan bill passed the House last night by a vote of 359-64 and the Senate is expected to finalize it next week.

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Nov 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced the Corporate Fair Share Tax Act and the Putting America First Corporate Act to prevent corporations from using “tax inversions” to reduce a company’s U.S. tax burden and ensure they cannot avoid taxes by hiding profits overseas. 

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Madison, WI– U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) requested a meeting with the Kraft Heinz CEO after a confusing conversation with a Kraft Heinz representative in DC following the announcement.

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release
Text Reveals Deal Will Cost America Jobs, Lower Wages, Increase Unsafe Food Imports and Dismantle Consumer Protections

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) provided the following statement after the Administration released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership at 4:00am today:

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