Senator Ronald L. Rice, D-Essex, speaks on the Senate floor in honor of retiring Senator Nicholas Asselta, R-Cumberland and Cape May.

20 May: Rice Resolution Would Urge Hiring Of Port Newark Employees For Toyota Recall Repairs

TRENTON – A measure sponsored by Senator Ronald L. Rice which would urge Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. to increase jobs for Port Newark workers was approved today by the full Senate.

“This legislation would bring about a solution to the large number of necessary Toyota repairs brought about by the company’s recalls, while also helping to provide jobs for unemployed, but well-trained Port Newark workers. It’s a win-win situation,” said Senator Rice, D-Essex.