Calls on Congress to act immediately to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st
Washington– U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today voted against Republican legislation that would cost students and families almost $4 billion in additional student loan interest fees, and called on Congress to take action immediately to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, today called on Chairman Darrell Issa to open to the public Thursday’s closed deposition with Ambassador Thomas Pickering, the co-author of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board’s report.
Sessions will be held in Dane, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock & Sauk Counties
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) will hold six “Meet with Mark” listening sessions throughout the second district on Tuesday, May 28, and Wednesday, May 29. Pocan invites all constituents from south central Wisconsin to stop by and share their ideas and concerns.
Pocan Says It's Time to Stand Up for America's Families
Washington– Today, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released a list of 37 actions the House should take up to create jobs and support middle class families rather than waste time on a 37th vote to repeal access to health care for millions of Americans.
MADISON, WI—U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) today announced legislation to explicitly guarantee the right to vote in the Constitution. The Pocan-Ellison Right to Vote Amendment would amend the Constitution to provide all Americans the affirmative right to vote and empower Congress to protect this right.
“Pay China First” legislation would pay China bondholders before U.S. troops, students, small businesses
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Budget Committee, today voted against legislation that recklessly prepares the country for default instead of moving forward on a comprehensive national budget to spur economic growth. The Full Faith and Credit Act would require that if the country defaulted on our loans, the U.S.
High school artist's work will hang in Capitol Building for one year
Madison, WI– On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced the winners of the second district’s Congressional Art Competition, a high school visual arts contest that showcases the best student art from around the country. His district office collected more than 30 submissions of artwork from high schools across south-central Wisconsin.
MADISON, WI—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Budget Committee, today commented on the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the report, the economy added 165,000 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent.
Calls on Republicans to Appoint Budget Conferees so Mindless Sequester Cuts Can Be Replaced Once and For All
Washington – With close to 36,000 Wisconsin jobs and vital services to Wisconsin seniors and children on the chopping block due to irresponsible sequester cuts, U.S. Rep.
Washington, DC – Today, LGBT Equality Caucus Co-Chair U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) and the entire LGBT Equality Caucus (Equality Caucus) praised the re-introduction of the bipartisan Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.