What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161
Tuesday's Blood Drive
You should know that I will be sponsoring a Blood Drive through the American Red Cross on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 12 noon until 5PM at my District Office located at 900 Rogers Place. A Red Cross Mobile Unit will be set up right outside of my office to welcome donors.
LO QUE USTED DEBE SABERPor el Senador Rev. Rubén DiazDistrito #32 Condado del Bronx, New YorkTel. 718-991-3161ALCALDE BILL DE BLASIO LE FALTA RESPETO A LA COMUNIDAD DOMINICANA Lamentablemente el Alcalde Bill de Blasio se fue al Alto Manhattan donde habitan la mayoria de la comunidad dominicana a criticar y llamar a un boicot turistico contra la República Dominicana por la situación existente entre dominicanos y haitianos.Con esta acción el Alcalde de la Ciudad de New York le ha dado una bofetada y le ha faltado el respeto a la mayoria de dominicanos residentes en la Ciudad de New York.
What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161
Senator Diaz Criticizes Mayor Bill de Blasio
You should know that this past Sunday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio decided to go to Upper Manhattan in the midst of the Dominican community to ask for a tourism boycott against the Dominican Republic based on immigration laws that are in effect in Santo Domingo.
What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161Free These Embargoed Funds Now!You should know that it has recently come to my attention that even though I sponsored measures in 2009 that were approved grants for various capital projects in the Bronx and throughout New York State, due to bureaucratic malfeasance, these resources have yet to be distributed to the schools and organizations.Imagine students from PS 100, located at 800 Taylor Avenue, sitting in hot classrooms in the South Bronx, wishing that someone would help to put air conditioners in their school. You should know that the money was assigned in 2009, and the State’s and the City’s bureaucracies have not moved on it.
What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161Evangelist Luis Palau will be Grand Marshal at Evangelical ParadeYou should know that International Evangelist Luis Palau will serve as Grand Marshall this year at the Annual Christian Children’s Parade.You should already know that for more than 50 years, this Christian Children’s Parade has taken place on Third Avenue where more than 300 churches and organizations march with church members, pastors, evangelists, ministers and religious leaders. Parade floats will be decorated with Christian messages and passages from the Bible.
LO QUE USTED DEBE SABERPor el Senador Rev. Ruben DiazDistrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New YorkTel. 718-991-3161EVANGELISTA LUIS PALAU GRAN MARISCAL DE PARADA EVANGELICAUsted debe saber que el Evangelista Internacional Luis Palau sera el Gran Mariscal este año de la Parada Anual de las Iglesias Evangelicas conocida como la Parada del Niño Evangélico.
What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161 Stop the Blame Game You should know that the rent control expiration date has come and gone, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is bragging that he will keep the legislators here in Albany until we reach an agreement. To all of you who don’t know how this place works you might say, “Bravo, Mr. Governor!” But to those of us who know all of the ins and outs and all of the games people play here we ask, “Who are you fooling?”
COMUNICADO DE PRENSA10 de Junio del 2015Sen. Rev. Rubén DíazABRAZO BORICUA EN NEW YORKAlcaldes, dignatarios y líderes comunitarios viajaran desde la Isla del Encanto Puerto Rico para unirse a más de 500 personas que asistirán al Abrazo Boricua que auspician el Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz y los Asambleistas Marcos A. Crespo, Luis Sépulveda y Michael Blake.
June 10, 2015 For Immediate Release Abrazo Boricua in New York Mayors, Dignitaries and community leaders will travel from Puerto Rico to join more than 500 people who will be attending the Abrazo Boricua in New York. The Abrazo Boricua in New York, a free event for the community, will take place this Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 7pm at Maestro’s Caterers, located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in Bronx County. The Abrazo Boricua in New York has been coordinated by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, and Assemblyman Michael Blake.
What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161 The Assembly Might Kill Rent Control as They Killed the Dream Act You should know that even though a majority exists in the New York State Assembly to permit passage of the Parental Choice in Education bill, the Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says the bill won’t get to the floor for a vote unless there is enough support among Democrats alone to back the bill.
LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER Por el Senador Rev. Ruben DiazDistrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New YorkTel. 718-991-3161LOS BOCHINCHES DE CIERRE DE SECCION LEGISLATIVA EN ALBANYUsted debe saber que la etapa legislativa de este año esta apunto de concluir y al cierre de esta sección Legislativa varios bochinches han salido a relucir algunos de ellos son:
COMUNICADO DE PRENSA3 de Junio del 2015Senador Rev. Rubén DíazMINISTROS HISPANOS, AFROAMERICANOS, CATOLICOS Y RABINOS JUDIOS SE UNIRAN EN DEFENSA DE LA EDUCACIONMinistros hispanos de la Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York, junto a Ministros Afroamericanos, Judios y Católicos han organizado una demostración en respaldo a la iniciativa educativa del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo, para otorgar un incentivo de contribuciones aquellas personas que donen dinero a las Escuelas Públicas, Privadas y Religiosas.
Press Release For Immediate Release June 3, 2015 Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Black and Hispanic Ministers, Jewish and Catholic Leaders to Kickoff New York’s Parental Choice in Education Campaign Black and Hispanic Evangelical Clergy, Jewish Rabbis and Catholic Clergy have joined together to support Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Parental Choice in Education Act, and will unite for a Kickoff Rally tomorrow, Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 4PM on the corner of East 149th Street and Third Avenue in Bronx County.
What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161Black and Hispanic Ministers to Kickoff New York’s Parental Choice in Education CampaignYou should know that this Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 4PM, on East 149th Street and Third Avenue in the Bronx, a Coalition of Black and Hispanic Clergy Members will hold a Kickoff Campaign in support of Parental Choice in Education.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOWBy Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New YorkTel. 718-991-3161Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Agrees With Me You should know that back on May 13, 2013 I wrote a What You Should Know Column titled "My Two Cents on Election Reform" and at the time, aside from the Legislative Gazette, no one cared too much about what I had to say.You should know that I am very glad that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced his "End New York Corruption Now Act" that includes some of the very same recommendations that I wrote about in that article including ending outside income for lawmakers and extending their terms from two to four years.
What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161Corruption is Not Exclusive to Politics in AlbanyYou should know that in his Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Pace Law School in Westchester County, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara – one more time – has singled out corruption in Albany. Standing before the Graduating Class of 2015, he announced: “We have corrosive corruption in our State Capital,” giving the impression that corruption only happens in Albany.
What You Should Know By Senator Rev Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District 718-991-3161Thursday Press Conference at 1PM: New York Elected Officials to Announce Agreement with Taxi Limousine Commission for Taxi DriversYou should know that on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 1:00PM, there will be a press conference with elected officials and leaders from the taxi industry at the KISS Car Service, located at 2774 Webster Avenue, between East 197th and 198th Streets in Bronx County.