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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Nov 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced the Corporate Fair Share Tax Act and the Putting America First Corporate Act to prevent corporations from using “tax inversions” to reduce a company’s U.S. tax burden and ensure they cannot avoid taxes by hiding profits overseas. 

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Madison, WI– U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) requested a meeting with the Kraft Heinz CEO after a confusing conversation with a Kraft Heinz representative in DC following the announcement.

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release
Text Reveals Deal Will Cost America Jobs, Lower Wages, Increase Unsafe Food Imports and Dismantle Consumer Protections

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) provided the following statement after the Administration released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership at 4:00am today:

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release
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.

Nov 4, 2015 Press Release

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: 

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.

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