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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

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

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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:

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Sep 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Gwen S. Moore (WI-04) wrote Governor Scott Walker to request details about his proposal to require mandatory drug testing for recipients of FoodShare and Unemployment Insurance.

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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