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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin


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Jan 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Charlie Rangel (NY-13), lead sponsors of the bipartisan “Restore Honor to Service Members Act,” today applauded the introduction of this bill in the U.S. Senate by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).

Jan 28, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement on the President’s State of the Union address. Pocan’s guest for the speech was Brian Krueger, a constituent from Mount Horeb, who recently lost his emergency unemployment insurance due to Congressional inaction.

Jan 27, 2014 Press Release

U.S.  Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced today that he will take Mount Horeb resident Brian Krueger as his guest to tomorrow’s State of the Union Address. Mr. Krueger, a steamfitter who was laid off from his job this past June, lost his unemployment insurance on December 28th because Congress failed to take action to extend this vital lifeline.

Jan 16, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today applauded University of Wisconsin-Madison’s strengthened commitment to expand college opportunity.

Jan 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Even with more than 1.3 million Americans experiencing the loss of their vital unemployment benefits, Congress appears no closer to resolving this damaging stalemate. In order to put a face on the grave impact inaction is having on millions of Americans, and to keep up the pressure for Congress to come to a solution, U.S. Reps.

Jan 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released a statement opposing new legislation that would reinstitute Trade Promotion Authority, better known as “fast track” negotiation authority.

Jan 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—With the House of Representatives due to return to Washington tomorrow and more than 25,000 Wisconsinites already without unemployment insurance benefits because of Congressional inaction, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today called on Speaker Boehner to make extending these vital benefits the first priority of 2014.

Dec 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) is proud to announce the following exceptional students from Wisconsin’s Second Congressional District who received his nomination to one of the nation’s service academies.