An Ohio state senator has introduced a bill seeking to honor Rascal Flatts as the state's official country music group. Band members Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox hail from Ohio and have made it a point to get back to their home state for concerts and charity work.
According to Youngstown's The Vindicator , Senator Jim Hughes of Columbus told the Ohio State Oversight and Reform Committee, "As fellow Buckeyes, I believe they are God-fearing, hardworking, honest men who positively represent our state and all Ohioans."
However, other senators says Ohio-raised country stars like Dwight Yoakam and Johnny Paycheck deserve to be honored just as much as Rascal Flatts. We'll keep you posted on the bill's progress.
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