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Rep. Mark Pocan

Entries by Rep. Mark Pocan

Recent Reports Show Need for Congress to Act on Climate Change

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 11:08 AM

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations task force, released a report last week that was seven years in the making. The report drew upon unequivocal evidence of substantial climate related impacts that are extremely likely to be perpetuated by human activity.

The IPCC reported...

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We Must Restore Honor to Gay Veterans Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation

(6) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 2:06 PM

Former SSgt. David Hall grew up knowing he wanted to join the Air Force. An Air Force "brat," both his father and his stepfather retired from the Air Force. Nothing gave him greater pleasure or pride than putting on his uniform and serving his country. Throughout his career, he was...

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Congress Must Act to Prevent Student Loan Rates From Doubling

(2) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 11:43 AM

More than ever, a college diploma unlocks economic opportunity, provides students with a wealth of new skills and knowledge, and encourages innovation and growth. But more than ever, it also comes with a mountain of student loan debt.

We have an undeniable student debt crisis in the United States....

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