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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act, to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May of 2015:

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today criticized the ruling by a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel which sided with claims brought by China against U.S. tariffs imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce to protect American industry.

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today issued the following statement urging United States Trade Representative Michael Froman to stop providing Congress with trade data that distorts exports and hides the true nature of our nation’s trade deficits.

Jul 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, today issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 803, The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA):

Jul 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Mike Honda (D-CA), were joined by 14 other Democratic Members of Congress in sending a letter to the State Department requesting that they desist from conditioning the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact on the Salvadoran government’s seed procurement for the Family Agriculture Plan:

Jul 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court of the United States ruling in Harris v. Quinn:

Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that closely held for-profit corporations can object on religious grounds to a provision of the Affordable Care Act requiring employers to provide health insurance which covers birth control (or contraceptive coverage):

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Jun 26, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Pocan says, “Wisconsinites deserve better than this.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Educations and Workforce Committee, today issued the following statement on a study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities which showed Wisconsin second only to Alabama in cuts to state funding for education since 2008:

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Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a co-chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, today issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s historic decisions in United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v.

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