Pocan on the Ryan-McConnell tax plan: ‘This could be the Trump family tax plan’


U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan: “It’s a myth that this is not going to benefit the wealthiest in this country — in reality this could be the Trump family tax plan. The wealthiest, and all those who belong to Mar-a-Lago, and all those in the cabinet, are going to do quite well under this plan.” > Wisconsin Gazette

Mark Pocan seeks to end America’s immoral role in largely secret war


Working for months to end U.S. participation in the Yemen conflict, whereby the U.S. is providing massive support to Saudi Arabia’s brutal military campaign in Yemen, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan has figured out a smart strategy for breaking the congressional gridlock and forcing action on what is literally a matter of life and death for millions. > Cap Times

Pocan takes a knee on the U.S. House floor


U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan showed his support for NFL players on the floor of the House quite literally this week. After President Trump said NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem should be fired, the league and its players stridently responded in unity against him Sunday. Rep. Pocan followed suit Tuesday. > WXOW La Crosse

Baldwin, Johnson and Pocan all part of bipartisan effort to save Perkins Loans


A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is working to continue a much-needed federal student aid program before it expires on Sept. 30. The Perkins Loan Program is a critical source of funding for students who may not qualify for other higher education loan options. > ACA International

Wisconsin lawmakers weigh in on DACA decision


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on statements by U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson, U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan, and Paul Ryan, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and Milwaukee County Executive David Abele after the Trump administration announced it will begin phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

Tammy Baldwin, Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan and Barry Alvarez among 60+ speakers coming to Cap Times Idea Fest

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The Cap Times Idea Fest offers two days of engaging discussions with leaders from the realms of politics, the economy, education, journalism and culture. Scheduled for Sep. 16-17 on the UW-Madison campus, additional confirmed speakers include Washington Post editor Martin Baron, writer David Maraniss, Wisconsin Never-Trumper Charlie Sykes, and former Gov. Tommy Thompson. Registration details here.

Pocan holding Madison town hall Thursday


U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan invites constituents to a town hall this Thursday, August 24, at the Madison Labor Temple (1602 S. Park St. #228, Room 201). The announcement indicates he will “touch on the hot topics of the day and discuss the path forward to successful 2018 elections.” The event begins at 5:30 pm. > Isthmus