Local lawmakers respond to Toyota jobs announcement

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Note to the editor: Below are statements from State Reps. Ron Bacon (R-Chandler), Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) and Tom Washburne (R-Evansville) to be used with stories covering today’s jobs announcement for the Princeton Toyota Plant.

“Toyota has been an admirable corporate citizen since coming to Princeton,” said State Rep. Tom Washburne (R-Evansville). “They deserve recognition for what they’ve done for our area of the state.”

“The top quality vehicles coming out of Southwest Indiana again affirms the stellar job our regions workforce alongside Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana has accomplished,” said State Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville). “As a former team member at Toyota, I know these will be quality jobs with an excellent company.”

“In the past few years, the Gibson County Toyota plant has increased manufacturing by more than 25,000 units,” said State Rep. Ron Bacon (R-Chandler). “Last year, the plant celebrated its 20th year of production, along with the approval for a $1.3 million grant to go toward improving intersections around this growing plant.”



State Rep. Tom Washburne represents Gibson County

and portions of Knox, Pike, Vanderburgh and Posey counties.

A high-resolution photo of Washburne can be downloaded by clicking here.

State Rep. Ron Bacon (R-Chandler) represents House District 75,
which includes portions of Warrick, Pike and Spencer counties.

A high-resolution photo of Bacon can be downloaded by clicking here.

Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) represents House District 78,

which includes portions of Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.

A high-resolution photo of Sullivan can be downloaded by clicking here.