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  Star Ledger: Senator, city official and lobbyist all in one
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News DateSaturday, January 8, 2005 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
Description" One would think that being a state senator and a deputy mayor in Newark would keep Ronald Rice busy. Apparently not.

Rice also works for Tony Gomes Construction Co., a private firm that has snagged $48 million in Newark Housing Authority contracts, mostly since 2002, when the state senator became deputy mayor.
The question and its answer seem pretty easy to us. Should a top city official be allowed to lobby for a private company doing business with a city agency? No."

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