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Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing legislation to rename the Sun Prairie Post Office after Fire Captain Cory Barr.

Oct 8, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, demanding information about who instructed European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland to not attend his scheduled testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee. Rep.

Sep 26, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement in response to the Air Force’s reply to his initial letter in August regarding the United States Air Force’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the F-35A mission at Truax Air National Guard Base.

Sep 26, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement after the Air Force extended their comment period 30-days for the F-35A mission at Truax Air National Guard Base, after requests from the Congressman.

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the United States Air Force’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the F-35A mission at Truax Air National Guard Base.

Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement on the Speaker’s announcement regarding the impeachment inquiry.

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement in response to answers from Jonathan Hayes, Director of DHHS’ Office of Refugee Resettlement, indicating that despite the Homestead detention center no longer detaining children, they continue to pay for the cost of keeping the center open.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Tom Cole (OK-04), and Tom Suozzi (NY-03) led a bipartisan group of representatives to pass the “Helen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act,” which would reauthorize Helen Keller National Center (HKNC) for 5 years.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the United States Air Force’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the F-35A mission at Truax Air National Guard Base.

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today led 27 of their House colleagues to introduce a House Resolution honoring the 71st Anniversary of Human Rights Day and the 1948 ratification by the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

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In The News

Dec 18, 2013 In The News

By Dee J. Hall

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, Tuesday defended his 'no' vote on the budget deal crafted by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville.

And he warned that an even more important vote will be early next year on whether to raise the federal debt ceiling.

Dec 16, 2013 In The News

By John Nichols

Most members of Congress were pleased with themselves Thursday.

They agreed to agree — crossing lines of partisanship and ideology — on an austerity budget that, as Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio has noted, “won't create jobs, get the economy back on track, or meaningfully cut the deficit.”

That's not the worst of it.

Dec 13, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Mark Pocan, D-2nd District, fasted for 24 hours in solidarity with activists who also are fasting in a push for immigration reform, his office announced.

Pocan wants Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform before the end of the year, but Congress is scheduled to end its work for the year this week.

Dec 10, 2013 In The News

Wisconsin congressman Mark Pocan was in Madison on Monday, urging Congress to pass a new farm bill before the fast-approaching new year deadline.

Pocan kicked off his "hashtag-more-work-2-do" week to highlight major priorities Congress should take up before leaving on vacation

Dec 10, 2013 In The News

By Dave Delozier, Reporter, Margo Spann

The clock is ticking for Congress to pass a new farm bill. If an agreement can’t be reached and a bill isn’t passed before the end of the year consumers will see higher food prices.

Nov 6, 2013 In The News

Cap Times editorial    

Mark Pocan is still just a House freshman. But leaders in Washington are rapidly recognizing what Wisconsinites have known for a long time: Pocan is an incredibly hardworking and effective legislator who knows the issues and is ready to lead.

Jul 10, 2013 In The News

Editor's note: U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat, represents Wisconsin's second congressional district. He serves on both the Budget Committee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and has been appointed an assistant minority whip.

Jun 27, 2013 In The News

More than ever, a college diploma unlocks economic opportunity, provides students with a wealth of new skills and knowledge, and encourages innovation and growth. But more than ever, it also comes with a mountain of student loan debt.

Jun 26, 2013 In The News

Washington, D.C. -- Madison Democrat Mark Pocan, the only gay married member of Congress, hailed Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said legally married gay and lesbian couples are entitled to federal marriage benefits.

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