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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 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 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 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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Apr 30, 2013 In The News

Members of the University of Wisconsin’s student government hosted a question-and-answer session with a congressman representing the Madison area Monday to talk about student issues at the federal level. 

Apr 22, 2013 In The News

Two of Madison’s elected officials are getting some love from the Washington Blade, a gay magazine in Washington, D.C.

Apr 17, 2013 In The News

The Capitol Hill office of gay freshman Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) is noticeably bare as one might expect from a lawmaker who began his first term in office just a few months ago.

Apr 8, 2013 In The News

When people first enter politics, it can take a while before they settle down and reach across the aisle. That was certainly the case with Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.).

Elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1998 to replace then-state Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Pocan quickly gained a reputation for being an outspoken progressive. It was a label he worked to earn.

Apr 5, 2013 In The News

Republicans plan to balance the budget “on the backs of the middle class,” said U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, during a rally held at Blackhawk Technical College’s central campus.

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Apr 4, 2013 In The News

University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members expressed concern Wednesday to U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., that the sequester, a series of automatic federal spending cuts that recently took effect, could have a devastating impact on research programs.

Mar 28, 2013 In The News

Rep. Mark Pocan’s office is just two blocks from the U.S. Supreme Court, where justices this week heard two separate cases involving same-sex marriage. But for the first-term Wisconsin lawmaker, the issue of marriage equality hits even closer than that.
 

Mar 27, 2013 In The News

A freshman Congressman from Wisconsin reflects on his first few months in Washington. Prior to Mark Pocan being elected to Congress in November and his appointment to the House Budget committee, he served on the state Legislature’s budget panel including a stint as co-chairman.

Mar 26, 2013 In The News

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan expressed hope today the U.S. Supreme court’s decisions in two pending cases will reflect the country’s move toward embracing marriage equality.

Mar 25, 2013 In The News

Several hundred postal workers rallied in Madison on Sunday. Some held signs and waved at passing cars as they spoke out against the recent decision to eliminate service on Saturdays.

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