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Mark Pocan's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
June 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education- Maintain Title IX Guidance Document
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Student Loan Servicing Contract and Protections of Student Loan Borrowers
May 17, 2017 Bipartisan Group Introduces Perkins Loan Extension Act of 2017
April 28, 2017 As LGBTQ Students, Schools Grapple with "Trump Effect," Baldwin, Murray, Pocan Redouble Efforts to Pass Anti-Harassment Legislation
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Student Loan Protections
March 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Steven Mnuchin and the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Education - Calling On Administration to Help Student Loan Borrowers Keep Payments Affordable
Feb. 7, 2017 On Day of DeVos Confirmation Vote, Rep. Takano Releases Progressive K-12 Education Agenda
Nov. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Reduce Default Rates
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to House Committee Leaders - Protect Pell Grant Funding
Sept. 26, 2016 Scott, Nadler and 68 Members of Congress Applaud NLRB's Columbia University Decision
July 13, 2016 Pocan, Ellison Introduce The Degrees Not Debt Act
July 11, 2016 Pocan's Bipartisan Effort to Simplify Application for Student Aid Passes House
July 11, 2016 Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act
July 11, 2016 Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act
July 6, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections
July 6, 2016 Pocan Introduces Bill to Invest in Apprenticeships and Rebuild Workforce Skills
July 5, 2016 Reps. Nolan, Pocan and Wilson Introduce Relief for Underwater Student Borrowers Act
June 1, 2016 Reps. Pocan, Nolan, Wilson Introduce Relief for Underwater Student Borrowers Act
April 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Urge for Education Secretary to Provide Full Debt Relief to Defrauded Student Borrowers
April 29, 2016 Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act
March 29, 2016 Pocan Statement on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association Ruling
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations Subcomittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable John Culbertson, Chairman of the Subcomittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Michael M. Honda, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Computer Science for All Funding
March 18, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Computer Science Funding
March 17, 2016 Pocan Introduces CPC Debt-Free College Amendment to House Republican Budget
Feb. 29, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell and Acting Secretary King - Urge to Encourage Adequate Health Screenings for High School Athletes
Feb. 4, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, the Hon. Dr. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - On the Lack of Teacher Diversity in America
Jan. 11, 2016 The Capital Times - Supreme Court Case Could Threaten Middle Class
Dec. 17, 2015 House Passes Bipartisan 2-Year Perkins Loan Progam Extension
Dec. 9, 2015 Despite 25 Years of Failing Our Families, Taxpayer-Funded Vouchers Coming To Your School District
Dec. 2, 2015 Conference Report on S. 1177 Student Success Act
Dec. 2, 2015 Conference Report on S. 1177, Student Success Act
Oct. 29, 2015 New Report Shows 75% of Taxpayer-Funded Vouchers Benefit Students Already Enrolled in Private Schools
Oct. 16, 2015 U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Representative Mark Pocan Host Roundtable with Next Generation Researchers at UW-Madison
Oct. 14, 2015 Pocan, UW Students and Administrators Call on the Senate to Immediately Reauthorize Perkins Loan Program
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Jacob Lew, Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury and the Hon. Arne Duncan, Secretary, United States Department of Education - Improve Student Loan Repayment
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
Sept. 30, 2015 Pocan's Effort to Reauthorize Perkins Loans Blocked in the Senate
Sept. 28, 2015 Higher Education Extension Act of 2015
Sept. 24, 2015 Pocan Introduces Bi-Partisan Legislation to Reauthorize Perkins Loan Program
Sept. 24, 2015 Bishop, Pocan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Extend Perkins Loan Program, Other Higher Education Provisions
Sept. 14, 2015 Pocan Applauds President's Plan for Simplifying the Financial Aid Process
Sept. 9, 2015 Reps. Pocan, Slaughter Urge Congress to Save Perkins Loan Program
Sept. 9, 2015 Reps. Slaughter, Pocan Urge Congress to Save Perkins Loan Program
Aug. 18, 2015 Easing Burden Of Student Loan Debt Will Help Grow Middle Class
July 28, 2015 Pocan Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Simplify the Student Financial Aid Application Process
July 14, 2015 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination
July 8, 2015 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 5, Student Success Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2647, Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015
June 4, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid
June 3, 2015 Pocan, Messer Introduce Resolution in Support of the Perkins Loan Program
April 21, 2015 Sens. Schatz, Schumer, Warren, & Reps. Grijalva, Ellison, Clark Introduce Resolutions to Support Student Access to Debt-Free College
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