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Honoring Josh Hurlbert

Rep. Sam Graves

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Mr. Speaker, I proudly pause to recognize Josh Hurlbert for his dedicated service over the past three years as a member of my staff. Josh will be leaving my staff to pursue his dream of serving the people of Missouri in elected office.

Josh has been an invaluable part of my office. His was the first voice that many constituents heard when they called my office. Josh gave them the information they asked for whether it was information about a bill, a way to contact a government agency or if the latest email going around was true. He also worked with the people of Clinton, Caldwell and Daviess Counties to make sure their voices were heard in Washington.

Josh also cheerfully took on additional office duties or tasks without being asked. His professionalism and dedication to serving my constituents was a great example of how government should work.

While I am losing a valuable member of my team, I am excited for Josh to begin the next chapter of his career in public service. He knows that the best way to truly represent someone is to listen to their ideas and their concerns. Josh will be a voice for common sense and limited government the rest of his life.

Mr. Speaker, I proudly ask you to join me in commending Josh Hurlbert for his service to the people of the Sixth Congressional District. I, and the rest of my staff, wish him success in his future endeavors.