Mark Pocan

90 House Democrats Demand USPS Board of Governors Immediately Remove DeJoy Over Postal Service Sabotage

A group of 90 House Democrats on Wednesday demanded that the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors immediately remove Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, arguing that his vow to suspend recently imposed mail service changes does nothing to undo his conflicts of interest or the damage he’s already done to the nation’s most popular government institution. …

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“The Fight Isn’t Over,” Say Anti-War Groups as 139 House Democrats Vote With GOP to Reject 10% Pentagon Budget Cut

Anti-war groups vowed to keep fighting to slash the bloated Pentagon budget after the House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a proposal to cut U.S. military spending by 10% and invest the savings in housing, healthcare, and education in poor communities. The final vote on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment sponsored by Reps. …

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‘Greed Is a Danger to Public Health’: Progressive Caucus Urges Ban on Big Pharma Coronavirus Price-Gouging

In the wake of Gilead’s announcement that it will charge U.S. hospitals $3,120 per privately insured patient for a treatment course of Covid-19 drug remdesivir, the Congressional Progressive Caucus is calling on Congress to pass legislation combating the pharmaceutical industry’s effort to “profiteer off a pandemic” by imposing exorbitant prices. “This doesn’t come as a …

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‘This Funding Should Be Non-Negotiable’: CPC Co-Chair Pocan Joins Progressives to Demand Congress Allocate $4 Billion for Election Assistance

Rep. Mark Pocan added his legislative weight to demands from progressives that Congress include in the next coronavirus relief package $4 billion for election assistance as the disease continues to make in-person voting potentially hazardous, necessitating reforms.  “Voting shouldn’t be a risk you have to choose to take,” Pocan said in a statement Wednesday. “The …

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Progressive Caucus Demands Pelosi Unveil Bold Coronavirus Package That Includes $2,000 Monthly Cash Payments, Vote-by-Mail

The Congressional Progressive Caucus is calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to meet the coronavirus crisis with the urgency it deserves by advancing another sweeping stimulus package that—unlike the previous business-friendly legislation—guarantees economic security for all, protects public health, and ensures election safety. “Our actions now can lay the foundation for a just and resilient …

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