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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

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.

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.

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. 

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: 

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.