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Apr 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Andy Levin (D-MI), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Bill Pascrell, Jr, (D-NJ), Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), and James P. McGovern (D-MA), released the following statement in response to recent reports of increased violence against Burmese trade unions and workers by the Burmese military.

Apr 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Labor Caucus wrote to President Joe Biden detailing their support for the American Jobs Plan, but outlining key labor-focused priorities that they would like to work with the President to additionally include in his infrastructure package:

Apr 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), released the following statement in response to the Biden administration’s reversal of some Trump-era prohibitions on the use of fetal tissue in biomedical research.

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Apr 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Labor Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Steven Horsford (D-NV), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), and Tom Suozzi (D-NY) released the following statement announcing the Caucus’ endorsement of H.R.

Apr 9, 2021 Press Release

MADISON, WI—Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement in response to the results of the union election for Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama.

Apr 6, 2021 Press Release

MADISON, WI—Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement in response to the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s reversal of Governor Evers’ emergency order threatening millions of dollars every month in federal food assistance for Wisconsinites. 

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Mar 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement regarding Colectivo workers organizing to form a union.

Mar 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced the details of how much funding Wisconsin is estimated to receive through the passage of the American Rescue Plan. In total, Wisconsin is estimated to receive over $5.7 billion in relief funding—$3.2 billion for state governments, $1.1 billion for counties, over $780 million for cities, and almost $400 million for other non-counties.
Mar 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, co-chairs of the Defense Spending Reduction Caucus, Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) & Barbara Lee (D-CA), as well as Marine veteran Representative Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) led a letter of 50 colleagues to President Biden urging him to decrease the Pentagon’s budget in his forthcoming proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022. Under Donald Trump, the defense budget ballooned to $740 billion—a more than 20% increase during his tenure. As over 535,000 Americans have lost their lives to COVID-19, now is the time to show the American people that the Biden-Harris administration prioritizes their health, housing, education, and jobs over billions more towards forever wars abroad.
Mar 15, 2021 Press Release
​WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and André Carson (D-IN) led a letter of 17 colleagues to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken requesting the State department take additional action to ensure that the Israeli government provide COVID-19 vaccines and facilitate vaccination programs for Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza.

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Nov 3, 2015 In The News

Madison 365

By Rep. Mark Pocan 

Sep 10, 2015 In The News

Huffington Post

By Rep. Mark Pocan

We're not even two years removed from the last time the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party held Congress hostage and forced the federal government to shut down for 16 days. Sadly, the wheels are already in motion for another shutdown.

Aug 27, 2015 In The News

Wisconsin Gazette

By Louis Weisberg

In November 2012, Tammy Baldwin made international headlines when she became the first out lesbian ever elected to the U.S. Senate. She was also the first woman ever elected to that chamber from Wisconsin.

Apr 22, 2015 In The News

Wisconsin State Journal

By Rep. Mark Pocan

Well, it’s here. The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is the biggest trade deal since NAFTA, containing over 40 percent of the world’s economy.

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