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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after President Obama announced his executive actions to reduce gun violence.

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after the Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2015 passed the House reauthorizing Perkins Loans through Sept. 30, 2017. Rep. Pocan introduced the Higher Extension Act of 2015, which passed the House, along with his colleague Rep. Bishop (R-MI). Despite Rep.

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Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement after an updated projection from the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau showed a full Medicaid expansion allowed under Obamacare would save the state more than $1 billion through 2020-21:

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Dec 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced the nomination of 15 outstanding students from Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District to the Class of 2020 at the United States Service Academies.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, spoke on the House Floor in support of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization, the Every Student Succeeds Act. The bipartisan bill passed the House last night by a vote of 359-64 and the Senate is expected to finalize it next week.

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Nov 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced the Corporate Fair Share Tax Act and the Putting America First Corporate Act to prevent corporations from using “tax inversions” to reduce a company’s U.S. tax burden and ensure they cannot avoid taxes by hiding profits overseas. 

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Madison, WI– U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) requested a meeting with the Kraft Heinz CEO after a confusing conversation with a Kraft Heinz representative in DC following the announcement.

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C - U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) provided the following statement after the Administration released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership at 4:00am today:

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) and Members of the LGBT Equality Caucus urged the passage of the Restore Honor to Service Members Act at a press conference on Capitol Hill.

Nov 4, 2015 Press Release

Madison, WI– U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after Oscar Mayer announced it was closing the company’s plant and corporate headquarters resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs: 

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