Congressman Rick Crawford talks gas prices at the pump

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Congressman Rick Crawford met with those he represents at the pump Tuesday morning.

The First District Representative talked with people buying gas at Bill's Fresh Market on Hilltop from 9 to 10 a.m.  Congressman Crawford discussed the cause of high gas prices and possible solutions.

Congressman Crawford tells Region 8 News, "We have vast, abundant natural resources in this country.  We need to go ahead and open up the inner-mountain west to make sure that we  have much more resources available to us than Saudi Arabia."

The congressman also says the Keystone pipeline should be approved and that 20,000 additional jobs are associated with that project.

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