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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, along with Education and Workforce Committee Ranking Member George Miller (D-CA), and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Promoting Apprenticeships for Credentials and Employment Act (PACE Act), a new bill that would support greater development of registered appr

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today introduced the Student Loan Interest Deduction Fairness Act, H.R. 5508. This bill would help low-income households who have made payments on their loans access greater equity in receiving the Student Loan Interest Deduction currently available to borrowers.

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Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on the McKeon Amendment to provide $500 million in funding to Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today introduced three pieces of legislation to close tax loopholes which allow U.S. corporations to use so-called “tax inversions” to reduce a company’s tax burden. 

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Sep 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement after Senate Republicans advanced S.J. Res. 19, which would overturn the Supreme Court's Buckley v. Valeo and Citizens United v. FEC decisions and allow Congress to enact commonsense limits on campaign spending. Rep.

Sep 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released his travel records from January 3, 2013 to September 1, 2014 in a timely response to a request made by Media Trackers on Friday, September 5.

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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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