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Mark Pocan's Public Statements

Full Name: Mark Pocan
Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Married
Birth Date: 08/14/1964
Birth Place: Kenosha, WI
Home City: Madison, WI
Date Title
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Pocan Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Supreme Court's Decision Striking Down DOMA
June 25, 2014 Letter to Tony Evers, Superintendent of Public Instruction - Full Compliance with Justice Department Investigation in to Wisconsin School Voucher Program
June 25, 2014 Pocan Statement on Boehner Plan to Sue President Obama
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Pocan Statement on California Teacher Tenure Ruling
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 16, 2014 Pocan Statement on Presidential Executive Order Protecting LGBT Employees of Federal Contractors
June 16, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General - Marriage Licenses for Wisconsin Same-Sex Couples
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Create Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 9, 2014 Pocan Statement on Appeal of Wisconsin Gay Marriage Ban
June 9, 2014 Pocan Calls for House Action on College Affordability
June 6, 2014 Pocan Statement on Federal Court Ruling on Wisconsin Gay Marriage Ban
June 6, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Wisconsin Same Sex Marriage
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Pocan Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 26, 2014 Pocan Statement on Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 14, 2014 Pocan Statement on National Small Business Week
May 9, 2014 House Democrats Introduce Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 6, 2014 Pocan Statement on 2014 National Climate Assessment
May 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Wisconsin Economy
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
April 29, 2014 Pocan Statement on Federal Court Ruling on Wisconsin Voter ID Laws
April 28, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers and Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations; Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations; and Peter Visclosky Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Subcommittee on Defense
April 22, 2014 Pocan Statement on Earth Day
April 21, 2014 Journal Sentinel - Congress Needs Better Information
April 15, 2014 On Tax Day, Pocan Calls for a Fairer Tax Code for the Middle Class
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
April 11, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Kathleen Sebelius Resignation
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Pocan Introduces Legislation to Help Address Long-Term Health Care Costs
April 10, 2014 Pocan Statement on Passage of Republican Budget
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Progressive Caucus
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 5, 2014 Huffington Post - Recent Reports Show Need for Congress to Act on Climate Change
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