Video Blog: Natural Resources Committee Jobs Watch - Rep. CoffmanCoffman: Our country’s abundant natural resources represent tens of trillions of dollars and millions of high-paying jobs.
Posted by Neal Kirby on February 13, 2012
House Natural Resources Committee Republicans are committed to putting Americans back to work by enacting policies that embrace America’s abundant natural resources to help create jobs and grow our economy.
Meet Committee Member Mike Coffman from Colorado’s Sixth Congressional District. American oil and natural gas production in Colorado directly employs 50,000 people and supports over 190,000 jobs in the state. It is responsible for roughly 6% of total employment in Colorado. Watch Rep. Coffman explain the recent efforts he has taken to expand American energy production, create jobs and produce a positive effect on his district and the economy:
Find out what the Natural Resources Committee is doing to increase America’s economic competitiveness and create new American jobs by watching other videos in our Jobs Watch series here.