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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Press Releases

Mar 18, 2014 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today spoke out against the dangers poorly crafted free trade agreements pose to environmental health and safety. This is the second release of this week’s #TruthInTrade campaign to highlight the serious health, safety, and economic risks associated with fast-tracked trade deals.

Mar 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today launched his #TruthInTrade campaign to highlight the threats free trade agreements – negotiated in secret – pose to the American people.  Poorly-crafted trade deals have made it easier for Big Tobacco to promote their harmful products to children and teens, by challenging regulations on cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Mar 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today began a two week long campaign to highlight the harmful effects free trade agreements, like NAFTA, have had on our economy and environment.

Mar 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY2015 budget proposal:

Feb 27, 2014 Press Release
Bill would Raise Pay for more than 500,000 Wisconsinites, Generate $500 Million in Economic Activity in Our State

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) took action today to force an up-or-down vote on legislation which would give 24.5 million Americans, including more than 500,000 Wisconsinites, a pay raise and lift approximately 900,000 people out of poverty. Pocan joined his colleagues in signing a discharge petition to bring up the Fair Minimum Wage Act (H.R. 1010).

Feb 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) issued the following statement today to honor Black History Month, celebrated each February:

Feb 19, 2014 Press Release
STEM Competition for 2nd District High School Students

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Pocan is pleased to participate in the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, the “House Student App Challenge." This is a new competition that is designed to encourage students’ creativity and participation in STEM education fields. Established by Members of the U.S.

Feb 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement today in support of “The Day We Fight Back” day of activism against National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance: