Ruben Diaz's Press releases

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization's Annual Banquet

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161New York Hispanic Clergy Organization's Annual BanquetYou should know that the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will celebrate its 27th Annual Banquet this coming Saturday, April 18, 2015 starting with a Buffet Hour at 12:00 noon at Maestro’s Caterers, located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in Bronx County.You should also know that more than 800 ministers, dignitaries and guests will gather to recognize the work of four members of the clergy who have distinguished themselves for their commitment, dedication and service to their community.

April 14, 2015
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BANQUETE ANUAL DE LA ORGANIZACION DE MINISTROS HISPANOS DE NEW YORK

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA14 DE MARZO DEL 2015BANQUETE ANUAL DE LA ORGANIZACION DE MINISTROS HISPANOS DE NEW YORKUsted debe saber que, este fin de semana, la Iglesia Evangelica de la Ciudad de New York y el pueblo Cristiano se visten de Gala en la Celebración del Vigesimo Septimo Banquete Anual de La Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York.Usted tambien debe saber, que entre la cantidad de dignatarios que han confirmado su asistencia, se encuentran el Contralor del Estado de New York, Thomas Dinapoli, el Congresista Charles Rangel, Presidente del Condado Ruben Diaz, Jr., el Presidente del Partido Demócrata en el Bronx y Asambleista Marcos A. Crespo, y los Asambleistas Luis Sepulveda y Michael Blake. 

April 14, 2015
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Introduces Ariel's Law

April 9, 2015For Immediate ReleaseSenator Reverend Ruben Diaz Introduces Ariel's LawNew York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has introduced legislation to close the loophole in municipal law to protect the public and hold municipalities liable when the employees are negligent in performing their duties causing injury or wrongful death.Senator Diaz stated: “I hope that my colleagues in the Senate and the Assembly see the importance of this piece of legislation and will join me in doing away with these technicalities that hurt our families and our community.”

April 9, 2015
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Diaz Team Announces the Fifth Abrazo Garifuna

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District (718) 991-3161 Diaz Team Announces the Fifth Abrazo GarifunaYou should know that the Diaz Team is comprised of New York State Senator Rubén Díaz, along with Assemblymembers Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda and Michael Blake – and we are announcing that this Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 7pm there will be more than 500 people attending the Fifth Abrazo Garifuna in New York Celebration at Maestro's Caterers located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue.

April 7, 2015
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LEGISLADORES HISPANOS INVITAN AL QUINTO ABRAZO GARIFUNA EN NEW YORK

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABERPor el Senador Rev. Ruben DiazDistrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New YorkTel. 718-991-3161LEGISLADORES HISPANOS INVITAN AL QUINTO ABRAZO GARIFUNA EN NEW YORKUsted debe saber que quinientas (500)personas asistirán a la gran celebración del Quinto Abrazo Garifuna en New York, en honor a las contribuciones hechas por la Comunidad Garifuna a la ciudad y el Estado de New York.

April 7, 2015
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Ministros Hispanos reciben a el Ex-Presidente Hipólito Mejía y José López

31 de  Marzo 2015 Para Publicación Inmediata Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz   Ministros Hispanos reciben a el Ex-Presidente Hipólito Mejía y José López  El Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz y la Organización de Ministros Hispanos de NewYork darán la bienvenida a dos importantes visitas, el ex-presidente de la República Dominicana  Hon. Hipólito Mejía y el Sr. José Lopez. Este importante reunión se llevará cabo este Jueves 2 de Abril a las 9:00 am en la Iglesia Cristiana de la Comunidad localizada en 1437 en la Avenida Longfellow (entre las Calles Jennings y Freeman).  

April 1, 2015
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Senator Rev Ruben Diaz Announces Thursday's Clergy Meeting Details

March 31, 2015For Immediate ReleaseSemator Rev. Rubén DíazSenator Rev Ruben Diaz Announces Thursday's Clergy Meeting DetailsSenator Reverend Ruben Diaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will welcome two visitors: the Honorable Hipólito Mejía, and Mr. José López to separately address the ministers at their weekly meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 10AM at the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue (between Jennings and Freeman Street) in the Bronx.

April 1, 2015
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Dos importantes visitas este Jueves en el Bronx. Hon. Hipólito Mejía y Mr. José Lopez

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABERPor el Senador Rev. Rubén DiazDistrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York Tel. 718- 991 -3161Dos importantes visitas este Jueves en el Bronx. Hon. Hipólito Mejía y Mr. José LopezUsted debe saber que este Jueves 2 de Abril por la mañana durante la reunión semanal de La Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York, estaremos recibiendo dos importantes visitas separadas la una de la otra.Sepa usted que la primera de esas visitas es el ex-presidente de la República Dominicana y actual Presidente del nuevo “Partido Revolucionario Moderno”,  Hon. Hipólito Mejía.

March 31, 2015
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Two Important Guests to Visit Ministers in the Bronx

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District (718) 991-3161 Two Important Guests to Visit Ministers in the Bronx You should know that this coming Thursday, April 2, 2015, during the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization's weekly meeting, my fellow ministers and I will receive two very important guests, separate and independent of each other. One of those visitors will be the former President of the Dominican Republic and the President of the Modern Revolutionary Party: the Honorable Hipólito Mejía.

March 31, 2015
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Real Opportunities for Black and Hispanic Students

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District (718) 991-3161 Real Opportunities for Black and Hispanic Students You should know that charter schools are creating real opportunities for Black and Hispanic students throughout the five boroughs of New York City and that I have been a supporter of charter schools long before I was an elected official.  

March 30, 2015
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Imagine Ted Cruz Coming to the South Bronx

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén DíazDistrict 32 Bronx County, New YorkTel 718-991-3161

Imagine Ted Cruz Coming to the South Bronx

You should know that on Monday, March 23, 2015, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced his candidacy for the 2016 GOP nomination for President of the United States.  Ted Cruz spoke at Liberty University, the largest Christian university in the world, asking us all to "Imagine millions of courageous conservatives rising up.”

March 26, 2015
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One Thousand Senior Citizens to Kickoff Somos el Futuro Spring 2015 Conference

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161 One Thousand Senior Citizens to Kickoff Somos el Futuro Spring 2015 Conference You should know that on Friday, March 20, 2015, more than one thousand Senior Citizens from New York City will be traveling to Albany for the Opening of the Somos el Futuro Spring 2015 Conference. 

March 19, 2015
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SENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ AND REV. JOHNNIE GREEN TO LEAD NEARLY 100 MEMBERS OF NEW YORK'S BLACK AND HISPANIC CLERGY URGING STATE TO PASS BOLD CHANGES TO END FAILING SCHOOLS CRISIS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMARCH 18, 2015SENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ AND REV. JOHNNIE GREEN TO LEAD NEARLY 100 MEMBERS OF NEW YORK'S BLACK AND HISPANIC CLERGY URGING STATE TO PASS BOLD CHANGES TO END FAILING SCHOOLS CRISISNew York, NY - State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. and Rev. Dr. Johnnie Green will lead nearly 100 prominent members of New York's Black and Hispanic clergy from the New York Hispanic Clergy Association and Mobilizing Preachers and Communities to gather on the steps of City Hall, Thursday, March 19 at 12:00 PM, urging elected officials in Albany for bold action fixing a statewide crisis that fails close to 800,000 students every year.

March 18, 2015
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Congratulations to Eric Schneiderman!

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161Congratulations to Eric Schneiderman!You should know that I offer my congratulations to New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for proposing a ban on outside income for legislators, as was reported in every newspaper today.

March 17, 2015
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Why Steal Their Possibility?

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161 Why Steal Their Possibility? You should know that on Wednesday, March 4th, for the second time, more than 10,000 Black and Hispanic children and their parents came to the State Capital to rally in favor of charter schools so they could receive a better education. There was a sea of red t-shirts and red wool caps with the logo DON’T STEAL POSSIBLE.  It was an amazing and well organized event! 

March 5, 2015
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On Friday March 6th, Your Presence Is Important

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161On Friday March 6th, Your Presence Is Important

You should know that this Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9AM, I will be participating in a Breakfast Meeting to deal with some of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s education proposals – especially the Education Investment in Tax Credit – and  I am extending an invitation to you to attend.

This Breakfast Meeting will be completely free, and will take place in the St. Athanasius School Gymnasium, located at 830 Southern Boulevard, on the corner of Intervale Avenue, in Bronx County.

Your presence is important!  We need to work together.

March 3, 2015
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All or Nothing

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161All or NothingYou should know that this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo has linked the DREAM Act and the Education Investment Tax Credit in the same budget bill. If that budget bill passes, everybody wins - and if it doesn’t, then no one wins. It’s a classic "all or nothing" situation.

February 27, 2015
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Senator Rubén Díaz Calls Upon Senate Democrats to Boycott the Budget

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FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Senator Rubén Díaz Calls Upon Senate Democrats to Boycott the Budget

Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement:

"After hearing that Governor Andrew Cuomo has invited Senator Jeff Klein, (the Leader of 5 Independent Senate Democrats) to become #4 in the 3-Men-In-The-Room for New York State Budget negotiations - and that Governor Andrew Cuomo has ignored Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the Leader of the 25 Member Senate Democratic Conference - I am calling on my Democratic colleagues in the Senate to boycott the Budget vote.

February 25, 2015
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OPEN LETTER TO NYCHA CHAIR AND CEO SHOLA OLATOYE

OPEN LETTER TO NYCHA CHAIR AND CEO SHOLA OLATOYEFebruary 24, 2015Ms. Shola OlatoyeChair and CEONew York City Housing Authority250 BroadwayNew York, NY, 10007Dear Ms. Olatoye:As the Ranking Member on the New York State Senate Committee on Aging, I write to respectfully call your immediate attention to the ruinous conditions of the NYCHA buildings that house the Castle Hill Senior Center, located at 615 and 625 Castle Hill Avenue in the Bronx.  Last night - once again - the pipes in that building burst.  Today, in 4° temperatures, my constituents who are seniors at the Castle Hill center and have nowhere else to go - will receive a cold brown bag lunch.

February 24, 2015
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