Sen. Menendez, Rep. Sires Join Port Officials, Labor and Industry Leaders to Highlight Progress Toward Raising the Bayonne Bridge
BAYONNE, NJ – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Rep.
Albio Sires (both D-NJ) today joined Bayonne Mayor Mark
Smith officials from the Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey, as well as representatives of the International
Longshoreman’s Association Local 1235 and the New York
Shipping Association to announce progress on the project to
raise the Bayonne Bridge ...
“This will bring a lot of strong union jobs to this region.
Hopefully, this will be the stepping stone for this nation
to see the strong union labor force that performs
professionally to provide a good home and economic base for
this country and definitely for this region,” said
Richard Suarez, president of the International Longshoreman
Association Local 1235. (click to read entire press release)