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Video Blog: Natural Resources Committee Jobs Watch - Rep. Wittman
Wittman: Offshore drilling and renewable energy production can create up to 25,000 new jobs in Virginia.

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 28, 2011 - 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.

The Committee continues its Job Watch series this week with Rep. Rob Wittman from Virginia’s First Congressional District. The Commonwealth of Virginia has the opportunity to develop offshore energy in an environmentally friendly manner and lead the nation in improving our American energy security while creating thousands of jobs for Virginians.

Learn more about Rep. Rob Wittman by visiting his website and following him on Facebook and Twitter. And learn more about what the Natural Resources Committee is doing to increase America’s economic competitiveness and create new American jobs by clicking here.

Watch other videos in the series:

Contact: Neal Kirby

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