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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today gave the following statement on the House floor urging his colleagues to vote no on the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) bill and Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), also known as “fast track” legislation.

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, 15 House Democrats led by U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) sent a letter to U.S.

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) will host an event to connect entrepreneurs in the 2nd Congressional District with lenders and skilled counselors from the Wisconsin office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release
Amendment Would Have Stopped Allowing Companies to Challenge U.S. Laws Outside U.S. Courts

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the House Rules Committee rejected his amendment, which would have prevented "Fast Track" authority from being used to pass trade deals which include Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).

Jun 4, 2015 Press Release
Changes would streamline disjointed FAFSA timeline, ease burden on students and institutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA), along with U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), led a bipartisan group of 53 Members of Congress in sending a letter to U.S.

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Jun 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Luke Messer (IN-06), members of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today introduced a resolution in support of the Perkins Loan Program.

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May 25, 2015 Press Release
Madison, WI—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25:
May 18, 2015 Press Release
Further Highlights How Trade Deals Can Undermine U.S. Consumer, Environmental Policies

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) issued the following statement on today¹s final ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) against a popular U.S. country-of-origin meat labeling (COOL) policy, which requires labeling of pork and beef sold in the United States to inform consumers the country in which the animals were born, raised and slaughtered:

May 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Luke Messer (IN-06) today introduced legislation to help working Americans better plan for retirement. 

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