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In April 2009, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) announced the creation of the Rural America Solutions Group. Lead by Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (OK-3), Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Doc Hastings (WA-04), and Small Business Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO-6), the group is focused on finding solutions to create jobs and economic opportunities while also addressing the unique challenges facing rural communities.

Rural Solutions Group Members:

Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) – Co-Chair
Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO) – Co-Chair
Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) – Co-Chair
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT)
Rep. Henry Brown (R-SC)
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)
Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX)
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-VA)
Rep. Steve King (R-IA)
Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA)
Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH)
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)
Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)
Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA)
Rep. Adam Putnam (R-FL)
Rep. George Radanovich (R-CA)
Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN)
Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE)

Related Videos:

Rural America Solutions Group Forum on Job-Killing EPA Regulations, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (September 29, 2010)

Republicans Stand Up For Rural America; Speak Out Against Waxman-Markey National Energy Tax, U.S. House Floor (June 24, 2009)

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