IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday March 12, 2012
Co-Founder of Congressional Progressive Caucus Cites Pocan’s Record Fighting for Working Families
Madison – Congressman Miller (D-CA 7th), the Senior Democrat and Former Chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee, endorsed State Rep. Mark Pocan in his candidacy for Congress today, citing his record of accomplishments on behalf of working people.
“We all know the challenges we have in Washington. We’re up against people who want to tear apart the safety net we’ve built for working families over decades.” Rep. Miller said. “Congress could use a few more union members like Mark Pocan who understand what the stakes are for working people and who will fight to protect them. Mark has spent his career fighting for middle class families and he’s gotten results.”
“I’m grateful to have the support of such a longtime leader for progressive causes and I’m honored by his faith in my ability to advance our shared values.” Pocan Said.
Congressman Miller is the Senior Democrat of the House Education and Workforce Committee and chairman of the Democratic Policy Committee, a leadership position. He is a leading advocate in Congress on education, labor, the economy, and the environment.