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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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Apr 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding reports that President Trump is requesting to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership after campaigning against the agreement and declaring it dead last year.
Apr 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the Balanced Budget Amendment that Republicans brought to the House Floor for a vote.
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Apr 9, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today responded to Governor Scott Walker’s letter outlining his support for ‘President Donald Trump’s aggressive actions to secure America’s southern border.’ Walker’s letter comes three days after Pocan called on Walker to refuse to send any National Guard members from Wisconsin as part of President Trump’s plan.
Apr 6, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today wrote to Governor Scott Walker, calling on him to reject President Trump’s plan to deploy National Guard members to the southern border and refuse to send any National Guard members from Wisconsin.
Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) led 23 members of the House of Representatives in introducing the Debt-Free College Act, legislation that will reverse the growing student debt crisis in the United States.
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Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the $1.3 trillion spending bill that the House of Representatives voted on today.
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Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today pressed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on several issues, including her position on gun violence prevention, her support for school choice programs, and her failure to visit low-performing schools.
Mar 17, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today extended an offer of employment to Andrew McCabe, the former Deputy Director of the FBI, so that he can reach the needed length of service after President Trump fired him just days before he was set to retire.
Mar 16, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25).
Feb 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court holding oral arguments in the case of Janus v. AFSCME Council 31.

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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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