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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release
Stresses Important Role these Small Businesses Play in Innovation and Job Creation

Washington, D.C – Today Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), 1st Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and small business owner, will tour two local Madison startups, Invenra Inc. and SmartQU, as part of Start-Up Day Across America, a bipartisan effort to raise awareness about the important role startups play in the economy.

Aug 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C – On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), 1st Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, calls for a renewed effort to ensure the right to vote.

Aug 5, 2015 Press Release
Says Diplomatic Agreement would Prevent Iran from Acquiring Nuclear Weapon

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), 1st Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, released the following statement in support of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which effectively halts the Iranian Nuclear Program, and provides the U.S. and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) unprecedented access to monitor Iran’s nuclear sites.

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, released the following statement applauding President Obama’s historic Clean Power Plan to help combat global climate change:

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), along with Reps. Jared Polis (D-CO), Joe Heck (R-NV), and Phil Roe (R-TN), members of the House Education and Workforce Committee, introduced the Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act, H.R.

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Jul 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after Governor Scott Walker signed a measure into law, which would eliminate safe abortion services after 20 weeks of pregnancy:

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Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
Bicameral Bill Would Help Recognize Gay and Lesbian Service Members for Honorable Military Service

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) along with U.S.

Jul 10, 2015 Press Release
71% of the state’s roads are in need of repair

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released a troubling Department of Transportation report detailing the urgent need to improve infrastructure in Wisconsin.

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release
Pocan Leads Letter Urging Department of Justice to Take Any Actions Necessary

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today called on federal officials to take action against state and local officials denying same-sex couples their constitutionally protected rights. Rep.

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