Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act permanently indexes Pell Grants to inflation, increasing their purchasing power
MADISON, WI—After reaching out to the Department of Education to ask whether the state GOP’s insufficient education budget proposal would disqualify Wisconsin from receiving $1.5 billion in federal COVID aid, Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) received confirmation that Wisconsin would lose the federal aid if they move forward with the GOP’s budget proposal.
MADISON, WI—Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement in response to the Wisconsin Republican Party’s refusal to fund K-12 and higher education at the level necessary to qualify for $1.5 billion in federal COVID aid.
President Biden’s FY2022 budget proposes a 1.7% increase in total defense spending from $740 billion to $753 billion.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), co-chairs of the Defense Spending Reduction Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Biden’s proposed FY2022 budget for the Department of Defense.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Gwen Moore (WI-04), and Ron Kind (WI-03) sent a letter today to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen opposing the Treasury’s reduced allocations for the state of Wisconsin from the American Rescue Plan’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
MADISON, WI—In September 2020, Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) led Representative Gwen Moore (WI-04), Representative Ron Kind (WI-03), and Senator Tammy Baldwin in a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to request a full and fair consideration to the State Wisconsin Investment Board’s (SWIB) August 10th settlement propos