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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Jun 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today announced he will join colleagues from Wisconsin, Vermont, New Hampshire, Oregon, Connecticut, New York and California to introduce a bipartisan amendment that would prevent the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from banning the practice of wood-aging in cheese making.

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Jun 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 on President Obama’s call for the Senate to pass legislation that would allow Americans to refinance their outstanding student loans at lower interest rates currently available to new borrowers.

Jun 9, 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 decision by Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to appeal Friday’s federal court ruling which struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional:

Jun 6, 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 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin’s ruling that the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional:

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May 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement following Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation:

May 26, 2014 Press Release

Madison, WI — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 26:

May 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a small business owner for more than two decades, today honored small businesses across Wisconsin in celebration of National Small Business Week.  National Small Business Week recognizes the immense contributions of the country’s small business owners to the economy and culture of America:

May 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), along with 21 House Democrats, today introduced H.R.

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May 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, today issued the following statement on the U.S. National Climate Assessment:

Apr 29, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin’s ruling that Wisconsin’s voter identification law unfairly burdens disadvantaged and minority voters:

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