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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

May 7, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) today issued the following statement on the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that the NSA’s warrantless collection of phone call records of millions of Americans is illegal:

Apr 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on same-sex marriage: 

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Apr 27, 2015 Press Release

MADISON, WI—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) will hold his annual “Meet with Mark” listening sessions across the 2nd Congressional District the week of May 4. Rep. Pocan will discuss his work in Congress and field questions from constituents about the most pressing issues in south central Wisconsin. Rep.

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. On Earth Day, U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), members of the Safe Climate Caucus, introduced the Protect Our Public Lands Act, H.R. 1902.

Apr 17, 2015 Press Release
Governor Walker must send the clear message that Wisconsin does not tolerate discrimination

Washington, D.C. U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today called on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to withdraw from his planned June appearance at the Western Conservatives Summit in Denver, CO after event organizers uninvited an LGBT Republican group:   

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Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today issued the following statement on the Trade Promotion Authority proposal introduced by U.S. Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI):  

Apr 9, 2015 Press Release
H.J.Res.25 would explicitly guarantee the right to vote in the Constitution

Washington, D.C. U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), and Greg Jones, President of the NAACP of Dane County, today called on Congress to pass H.J.Res.25 which would amend the U.S. Constitution to explicitly guarantee the right to vote.

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release
Legislation would end NSA Dragnet Collection of Personal Communications

Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act. The legislation would repeal dragnet federal surveillance laws, while overhauling the NSA’s domestic surveillance program. 

Mar 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on the passing of former Wisconsin Representative Robert W. Kastenmeier:

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