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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

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:

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