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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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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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Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on Speaker Boehner’s announcement that he will sue President Obama on behalf of the House of Representatives over the use of executive actions that Republicans believe are beyond the President’s authority:

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today sent a letter to Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr.

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Jun 18, 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 the Los Angeles Superior Court ruling in Vergara v. State of California:

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Jun 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Congressman Ron Kind (WI-3), Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-4) and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-2) have sent a letter to United States Attorney General Eric Holder asking that the same-sex couples in Wisconsin who have received marriage licenses be recognized for federal purposes.

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Jun 16, 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 President Obama’s executive order which protects LGBT workers from employment discrimination by federal contractors:

Jun 13, 2014 Press Release

MADISON – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement after a phone conversation with an official from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clarifying its position on banning the practice of wood-aging in cheese making:

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