Legislation Would Correct Record of Service Members Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) and Members of the LGBT Equality Caucus urged the passage of the Restore Honor to Service Members Act at a press conference on Capitol Hill.
Madison, WI– U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after Oscar Mayer announced it was closing the company’s plant and corporate headquarters resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs:
Only 19 Percent of New Students Enrolled Came from Public Schools
Washington, D.C.– U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced the number of students attending private schools on state-funded vouchers more than doubled since enrollment caps were lifted.
Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) stood with University of Wisconsin-Madison students and administrators to call on the Senate to immediately pass the Higher Education Extension Act of 2015 to prevent the Perkins Loan Program from lapsing any longer. Rep.
Trade rules in the Trans-Pacific Partnership must not undercut the adoption of a climate deal in Paris
Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), along with 43 House Democrats, sent a letter to President Obama expressing concerns about the potential conflict between free trade rules and the urgency to address climate change.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) introduced legislation today that would make it easier for workers to join unions and bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions.
Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) calls for the immediate release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership text today after negotiators in Atlanta reached a final deal with the 12 countries involved:
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today issued the following statement on the passing of Marty Beil, former Executive Director for over 30 years of the American Federation of State, Municipal and County Employees (AFSCME) Council 24, the Wisconsin State Employees:
Pocan Blasts Sen. Lamar Alexander for Denying Students Much Needed Financial Aid
Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) blocked the passage of the Higher Education Extension Act of 2015, effectively halting the reauthorization of Perkins Loans.