Bill will extend Perkins Loans for one year
Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), along with Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI), introduced the Higher Education Extension Act of 2015, H.R.
In light of damaging Department of Transportation report and Verona Road Construction delay, more funding is needed
Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) urges Gov. Walker to call a special session to address Wisconsin’s crumbling infrastructure after the Department of Transportation announced the Verona Road construction project will be delayed due to transportation funding cuts in the state’s budget.
Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), 1st Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), along with CPC Co-Chairs, U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Raúl M.
Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced that social justice advocate, Sister Maureen McDonnell, will be his guest to attend Pope Francis’s address to Congress on September 24th. Sister McDonnell is a member of the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation and a retired member of the clergy ministry staff at Edgewood College.
Sent Letter in June Asking Department of Education to Streamline FAFSA Form
Bill Helps Provide Better Funding Opportunities for Young Scientists
Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today introduced the Next Generation Researchers Act which aims to promote and provide opportunities for new researchers and earlier research independence.
Program Helps Support Over 500,000 Students
Washington, D.C – Today, U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) stood with education advocacy organizations and students to urge Congress to reauthorize the Federal Perkins Loan program before it expires on September 30th.
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Stresses Important Role these Small Businesses Play in Innovation and Job Creation
Washington, D.C – Today Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), 1st Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and small business owner, will tour two local Madison startups, Invenra Inc. and SmartQU, as part of Start-Up Day Across America, a bipartisan effort to raise awareness about the important role startups play in the economy.
Washington, D.C – On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), 1st Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, calls for a renewed effort to ensure the right to vote.