Mark (Mark) Pocan (D-02)

US Representative Mark Pocan

Mark (Mark) Pocan (D-02)
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Capitol: 202.225.2906
FAX: 202.225.6942
District: 608.365.8001
Room 1727 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-4902
100 State Street
Beloit, WI 53511
Residence:Madison, WI

Committee Assignments

Co-ChairCongressional Public Education Caucus
Co-ChairCooperative Business Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
Co-ChairDefense Spending Reduction Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Labor Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Antitrust Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies
Co-ChairHouse BioFuels Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
Chair EmeritusCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Congenital Heart Defect Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Men's Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome
FC MemberCongressional Propane Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment
FC MemberCentral America Caucus
FC MemberPaper and Packaging Caucus
FC MemberCongressional State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Full Employment Caucus
FC MemberDemocracy Reform Task Force
FC MemberCrohn's and Colitis Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberBlue Collar Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Task Force
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault and Prevention Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Anti-Bullying Caucus
FC MemberOut of Poverty Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Small Business Caucus
FC MemberCrime Survivors and Justice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Organic Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Education and Labor
FC MemberBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
FC MemberCongressional Primary Care Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Down Syndrome Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Australia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Social Work Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Independent Colleges Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberProblem Solvers Caucus (No Labels)
FC MemberCongressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Native American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology (E-Tech Caucus)
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Medicare for All Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberExpand Social Security Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus


Congressman Mark Pocan was sworn in as the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's second congressional district in 2013 following 14 years in the Wisconsin State Assembly. A small business owner, union member, and lifelong advocate for progressive causes, Rep. Pocan is committed to using his experience from both the private and public sectors to fight for policies that promote economic and social justice and support the families of south central Wisconsin. In the 117th Congress, he serves on the House Appropriations Committee where he sits on the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee; the Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration Subcommittee; and the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee. He also serves on the House Education and Labor Committee. Rep. Pocan is the co-founder and Co-Chair of the Labor Caucus, where he works to advance the needs of the labor movement, combat the issues facing working families, and connect legislators directly with unions and union leaders. He is also the co-founder and Co-Chair of the Defense Spending Reduction Caucus with Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA), dedicated to reducing the Pentagon's bloated defense budget and reinvesting in the needs of the American people, including healthcare, housing, jobs, combating climate change, and education. Committees and Caucuses Congressman Pocan is proud to serve on the House Committee on Appropriations and the House Committee on Education and Labor. He is also a member of numerous caucuses including- Congressional Progressive Caucus (Chair Emeritus) Labor Caucus (Co-Chair & Co-Founder) Defense Spending Reduction Caucus (Co-Chair & Co-Founder) Equality Caucus (Co-Chair) Rural Broadband Caucus Pro-Choice Caucus Small Business Caucus Safe Climate Caucus Public Education Caucus Cooperative Business Caucus Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus Native American Caucus Animal Protection Caucus House Bike Caucus House Organic Caucus Primary Care Caucus Victims' Rights Caucus

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Philip Frank   DOB: 8/14/1964
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