Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led 48 House Democrats in writing to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), calling for the agency to withdraw "The Standard for Determining Joint Employer Status" proposed rule, which would overturn the Obama-era Browning-Ferris standard of joint-employment. This new pro-corporate rule would undermine workers' rights to collectively bargain with their true employer while exempting corporations from their legal obligations to their employees.
Following news that the Pentagon failed its first ever agency-wide audit, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, Rep. Mark Pocan, and Rep. Barbara Lee said it is past time to end the culture of waste, fraud and abuse at the Pentagon and to have real transparency on how this funding is being spent.
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), today called on Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Mick Mulvaney, to fire Eric Blankenstein, a high level appointee at CFPB tasked with enforcing anti-discrimination laws, following the Washington Post's recent report detailing Blankenstein's history of racist and sexist writing.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), along with CPC First Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led a letter to President Trump calling for the withdrawal of Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. The group of 39 Democrats, including eight CPC Members who serve on the House Judiciary Committee, further committed to exercising constitutional oversight to investigate evidence of possible perjury committed by Judge Kavanaugh. Lying under oath to the Senate would be a federal crime.