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Grooming future Latino leaders

By Cynthia R. Fagen - New York Post

State and local Latino leaders yesterday convened a special session with student graduates of a prestigious college program that grooms future policymakers.

About 200 people attended the Model New York State Senate Session Project reunion held at Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work in Harlem.


Senator Rivera Invites Student to Dig Into Reading This Summer

(Bronx, NY) – With school out and summer in full swing, Senator Gustavo Rivera encourages kids to enjoy summer reading and invites all fourth through sixth graders in the Bronx to participate in the New York State Senate’s Summer Reading Program. 


Statement From State Senator Gustavo Rivera On Senator Skelos' Plan To Block A Vote On NYC Universal Pre-K

"It is unacceptable that the current structure of our Senate empowers a select few to prevent important legislation from even being discussed on the Senate floor.  New Yorkers deserve a legislature that openly and freely debates - and ultimately votes on - those issues of great importance to New Yorkers, including legislation on UPK funding." 


State Senator Gustavo Rivera Speaks on the Senate's Passing of the 2014 - 2015 Budget

Commends funding for a number of important Health and Educational policies and programs; Expresses Disappointment Regarding Campaign Finance Reform and New Requirement for Bronx Hospital Projects


State Senator Gustavo Rivera Introduces Bill to Study the Eagle Academy’s Educational Model

State Legislature Recognizes Eagle Academy’s Success in the State’s Educational System and Seeks to Explore How to Leverage its Model Statewide