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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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Oct 1, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement today regarding the U.S. announcing a deal with Canada to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and enter into the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Sep 28, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement regarding a meeting he held with officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement regarding the arrests of 83 immigrants in recent raids conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Wisconsin.
Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today introduced legislation that would impose a temporary moratorium on mergers and acquisitions between large farm, food, and grocery companies, as well as establish a commission to strengthen antitrust enforcement in the agribusiness industry.
Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) today released the following statement condemning the Trump Administration’s recent actions harming the Palestinian people.
Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Donald Norcross (NJ-01), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today issued the findings of their “Future of Work, Wages, and Labor” initiative – launched in early 2016.
Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today sent a letter to President Trump, reiterating their previous request to provide federal assistance for flood recovery efforts in southcentral Wisconsin and highlighting additional needs stemming from this week’s flooding.
Aug 21, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today sent a letter to President Trump, asking him to provide federal assistance for flood recovery efforts and to support Dane County should Governor Walker make a request for FEMA to conduct damage assessments and seek a federal disaster declaration.
Jul 30, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and John Yarmuth (KY-03) today led 70 House Democrats in writing to Mike Pompeo and John Bolton, calling on the Trump Administration to immediately take action and reinstate U.S. funding to alleviate the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s failure to reunite all 2,551 immigrant children over the age of five with their parents by today’s court-ordered deadline.

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Sep 2, 2016 In The News

Huffington Post

By Rep. Mark Pocan

As we approach Labor Day, we should all remember the words of the late, great US Senator Paul Wellstone, "We all do better when we all do better." This clearly is the mission of the labor movement.

May 24, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Gazette

By Rep. Mark Pocan 

What a difference a decade has made for LGBT equality in Wisconsin. During a terribly homophobic week in Congress last month, I had to stop and remind myself of this point.

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May 19, 2016 In The News

Janesville Gazette 

By Frank Schultz

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Mark Pocan says he usually gets along with his neighboring congressman, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, but Pocan appears to be seeing red about action in the House this week.

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May 3, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Gazette

Democrats Tammy Baldwin, Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan this week called on the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a review of Wisconsin's voter identification requirements.

May 2, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Public Radio

By: Laurel White

Members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are asking the federal Department of Justice to review Wisconsin’s voter ID law.

Apr 26, 2016 In The News

Washington Blade 

By: Michael K. Lavers

More than 30 members of Congress have signed a letter to Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. that expresses concern over the country’s LGBT rights record.

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