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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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Jun 7, 2013 Press Release

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 175,000 jobs in May.

Jun 3, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, today again called on Chairman Darrell Issa to open to the public tomorrow’s closed deposition with Ambassador Thomas Pickering, the co-author of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board’s report.

May 31, 2013 Press Release

MADISON, WI—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today released the following statement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, which is celebrated in June each year, the same month as the Stonewall riots of 1969.

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May 30, 2013 Press Release

MADISON, WI—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement after the 4th District Court of Appeals overturned a decision by the Dane County Circuit Court, which had originally ruled that the state’s Voter ID law violated the Wisconsin constitution.

May 24, 2013 Press Release

Madison, WI—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27:

May 24, 2013 Press Release

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.

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May 21, 2013 Press Release

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.

May 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTONU.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.

May 16, 2013 Press Release

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.

May 13, 2013 Press Release

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.  

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