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Rep. Pocan: Senate’s Tax Cut/Health Care Bill Will Cause 394,100 Wisconsinites to Lose Coverage

Washington, D.C. –U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the Appropriations Committee’s Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee, released the following statement after the Center for American Progress found that 394,100 Wisconsinites would lose coverage under the Senate’s tax cut/health care bill. Additionally, the analysis concludedthat exchange…

Pocan Statement on President Trump’s Divisive, Un-American Executive Order Banning Entry to US From Majority-Muslim Countries

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) released the following statement in opposition to President Trump’s dangerous, hasty, and ill-informed Executive Order banning entry to the US from seven majority-Muslim countries. President Trump’s actions stand in opposition to our country’s most deeply held values and traditions, and raise further questions about…

Discussion with Rep. Mark Pocan following his recent trip to Israel and Palestine

Type: Informational This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community “Discussion with Mark Pocan following his recent trip to Israel and Palestine” Introduction by Matt Rothschild, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign 11:30 am, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 (Doors open at 11:00 am) Fellowship Hall, First United…

Pocan Applauds Defense Department’s Removal of Transgender Service Ban

Madison – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after Secretary Ash Carter officially announced the Department of Defense’s decision to lift its ban on transgender people from serving in the armed forces. “Following in the footsteps of repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, this is another significant step…

Pocan Statement on Mass Shooting in Orlando

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), Co-Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement on the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The shooting claimed the lives of 49 people as they celebrated Pride Month, making it the largest mass shooting in our nation’s history. “As…

Pocan Announces 2016 Summer Office Hours

MADISON – Today, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced the schedule for Summer Office Hours across Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District. Outreach staff will be present at each event. Rep. Pocan’s outreach staff will work directly with constituents to answer questions and help address any concerns with federal agencies, including the…

Rebecca Bradley’s Last 48 Hours Have Been Spin Not Substance

MADISON – U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) has yet to receive a response from Justice Rebecca Bradley after he extended an invitation to her to come and meet with the LGBT community and those living with HIV/AIDS, as well as others she targeted in a series of public writings. In…

Members of Congress to TSA – Reform Screening Procedures for Transgender Passengers

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Brian Higgins (D-NY) along with twenty-nine other congressional colleagues sent a letter to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administration Peter Neffenger urging changes in the way that the agency screens transgender passengers. The letter comes on the heels…