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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Oct 29, 2015 Press Release
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.

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Oct 14, 2015 Press Release

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.

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Oct 9, 2015 Press Release
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.

Oct 6, 2015 Press Release

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.

Oct 5, 2015 Press Release

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:

Oct 2, 2015 Press Release

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:

Sep 30, 2015 Press Release
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.

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Sep 29, 2015 Press Release
Bill Expands Health Care Access for People Living with HIV/AIDS

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced the HIV Clinical Services Improvement Act today, a bill which improves health care access for people living with HIV/AIDs by strengthening Ryan White Part C clinics.

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Sep 28, 2015 Press Release
Pocan Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Students have Access to Federal Financial Aid

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) gave the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Higher Education Extension Act of 2015, H.R. 3594, which passed the House this afternoon. The bill, introduced by Reps. Pocan and Rep.

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