WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Budget Committee, today issued the following statement after voting against the budget proposal that sets spending levels for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House of Representatives Committee on the Budget, today commented on the budget released by committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-01). The Budget Committee is scheduled to consider Ryan’s budget proposal tomorrow.
MADISON, WI—U.S. Rep Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement today on the National Day of Recommitment, urging the American people to mark the two-year anniversary of the signing of Act 10 by Gov. Scott Walker by recommitting to labor rights.
MADISON, WI—Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today commented on the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which showed that the economy added 236,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) yesterday attended the Presidential signing of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) at the Department of the Interior.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, a member of the House Budget Committee, today issued the following statement after he voted against a funding bill that would keep the irresponsible $85 billion sequestration cuts in place.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today urged the House Republican leadership to bring Congress back in session to work on a balanced solution to avert the sequester. House leadership ended the work week yesterday afternoon without taking action on the $85 billion in indiscriminate, across-the-board spending cuts that the government will begin to initiate today.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan today issued the following statement to honor Black History Month, which is celebrated in February each year:
House Passes Senate version of bill with necessary protections for LGBT victims
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and his colleagues in the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today applaud the House passage of a comprehensive Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that maintains strong protections for LGBT victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Pocan calls for Congress to avert sequestration and refocus on economic growth
WASHINGTON—In his first floor speech on the House floor, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today called on Congress to avert the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts, referred to as “sequestration,” and to refocus its attention on economic growth.