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May 9, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), John Katko (NY-24), Andy Levin (MI-09), and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would assist in the implementation of existing professional standards for food service employees in schools.
May 8, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Linda Sánchez (CA-38) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) today introduced the Strengthening Social Security Act of 2019.
Apr 30, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the House Appropriations Subcommittee markup of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill for FY 2020.
Apr 18, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding Attorney General William Barr’s press conference and the Mueller report being released to members of Congress and the general public.
Apr 17, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) has led the entire Wisconsin congressional delegation in introducing legislation to designate the Sun Prairie post office as the “Fire Captain Cory Barr Post Office Building.”
Apr 11, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) today released the following statement condemning Prime Minister Netanyahu’s comments on annexing the West Bank.
Apr 10, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today led more than twenty Member of Congress in reintroducing the Student Loan Refinancing Act (H.R.2186), bipartisan legislation which would remove the current restrictions on refinancing.
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Apr 8, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Tom Cole (OK-04), and Tom Suozzi (NY-03) today led a bipartisan group of Members of Congress in introducing the “Helen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act,” which would reauthorize Helen Keller National Center (HKNC) for 5 years.
Apr 4, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representatives voting to invoke the War Powers Resolution and end authorized U.S. participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
Mar 28, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding President Trump stating that he has reversed course on the decision to eliminate funding for Special Olympics in the Department of Education’s FY 2020 budget request.
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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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