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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Dec 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today announced the nomination of outstanding students from Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District to the Class of 2019 at the United States Service Academies.

Dec 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded grants to the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Reedsburg’s Wormfarm Institute Inc.

Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and Region V HHS Director Kathleen Falk encouraged Wisconsinites to sign-up for new, affordable health care plans or renew their existing plans during the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period.

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) tonight issued the following statement on the President’s executive actions to protect nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States:
Nov 19, 2014 Press Release
Looks forward to taking a leadership role in fighting for progressive values


Oct 17, 2014 Press Release
Highlights pattern of failing to help Wisconsinites

MADISON— Last week, Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) sent a letter, with Reps. Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Ron Kind (WI-03), urging Governor Walker to apply for a Preschool Development Expansion Grant.

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release

MADISON – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) will speak this evening at SEIU’s Raise the Wage Rally on the State Capitol steps at 5:30 p.m. Rep. Pocan will join with hard-working Wisconsinites to demand Governor Scott Walker raise the minimum wage from $7.25.

Oct 9, 2014 Press Release

Madison, WI — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) issued the following statement after the United States Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin’s voter ID law pending an appeal:

Oct 8, 2014 Press Release
Funding will provide more high-quality preschool and early learning opportunities for Wisconsin’s children


Oct 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Governor Scott Walker and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s appeal after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban: