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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Sep 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today issued the following statement on a decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruling that Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional:

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Sep 4, 2014 Press Release

Madison, WI — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today released the following statement in support of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and striking fast food workers across the country who are calling for an increase in the minimum wage:

Sep 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today at a meeting with faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin – Madison introduced the Next Generation Research Act which would improve opportunities for early career researchers.

Sep 2, 2014 Press Release

Madison, WI — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, applauded the U.S. Department of Education for approving the University of Wisconsin System application to award federal financial aid for a competency-based UW Flexible Option program. In August, Rep.

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Aug 14, 2014 Press Release

Madison, WI—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today joined Roman Candle Pizza founder and owner, Brewer Stouffer, and Wisconsin Business Alliance Executive Director, Lori Compas at a press conference to call on Congress to close the so-called “inversion” corporate tax loophole and address the broader issue of corporate tax avoidance.

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Aug 8, 2014 Press Release

MADISON – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI–02) today toured the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison and held a listening session with hospital officials. The tour and listening session gave Rep. Pocan a chance to hear firsthand the challenges facing VA hospitals and reinforced the need to fully fund efforts to provide veterans with health care.  

Jul 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, today released the following statement after President Obama signed an executive order enhancing workplace protections for federal contractors.

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief to the appeal of Wisconsin's voter ID case, arguing the state law discriminates against minorities:

Jul 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on the House Republican’s lawsuit against President Obama. This House Resolution is expected to be voted on this Thursday, the last day before Congress leaves for its August recess.

Jul 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (FL-24), both members of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today introduced the Relief for Underwater Student Borrowers Act, H.R. 5239.

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