Ruben Diaz's Press releases

An Open Letter to the Coors Brewing Company

Dear Mr. Coors and Mr. Swinburn:

This letter is to object to the Coors Light Beer ads that are being displayed in New York to promote the 2011 Puerto Rican Day Parade.

While we all welcome corporate sponsorship to help make our Puerto Rican Day Parade celebration special, Coors Light is sponsoring Parade ads that show large bottles of beer with the "Emboricuate" which means "become Puerto Rican" message below the ad. Puerto Ricans are proud of our rich tradition and culture. The false impression these ads suggest is that drinking beer is an central part of our culture.

We welcome sponsors to help celebrate our heritage - not messages that suggest that we want people to come to our parade to get drunk with us.

June 2, 2011
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER POR EL SENADOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ

27 de Mayo de 2011

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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER POR EL SENADOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ

 

El Alcalde de la Ciudad de New York Michael Bloomberg se ha unido al grupo de los millonarios que estan levantando dinero para comprarle la conciencia y el voto a algunos Senadores para que aprueben el matrimonio entre hombres con hombres y mujeres con mujeres en el Estado de New York.

Con esta acción el Señor alcalde se une al Señor Gobernador Andrew Cuomo enviandoles un mensaje a los legisladores y al público.

May 27, 2011
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and Civil Rights Obstructionists

May 26, 2011

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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and Civil Rights Obstructionists

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement today in response to reports of New York City Mayor Bloomberg's speech about America's civil rights movement.

"It was disturbing today to hear Mayor Michael Bloomberg trivialize the suffering and agony of African Americans during the slave era by comparing it to the push to legalize homosexual marriage.

 

May 27, 2011
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz's Public Awareness Campaign

May 25, 2011 For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz's Public Awareness Campaign

New York Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz released the following statement in response to the planned "F*** Ruben Diaz Festival" advertised online to be held on June 11th at the Metropolitan bar in Brooklyn.

May 26, 2011
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El Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz Sigue InsistiendoSobre las Leyes de Viviendas Adequadas

24 de mayo de 2011

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El Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz Sigue Insistiendo Sobre las Leyes de Viviendas Adequadas

El Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) publicó la siguiente declaración a la demostración que hubo hoy en Albany a favor de la extensión de las leyes del control de renta:

“Hay mucha especulación sobre quien sera el culpable si las leyes del control y la estabilización de rentas de Nueva York no son extendidas y el sufrimiento que eso le causara a los pobres y necesitados que dependen de estas leyes para obtener viviendas adequadas en la ciudad de Nueva York.

 

May 24, 2011
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Continues to Insist Upon Decent Housing Laws

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) issued the following statement today in concert with today’s Rent Regulation Rally in Albany:

“There’s a lot of finger pointing about who will be responsible for New York rent control and rent stabilization laws that are still not extended and the pain it will cause for the poor and needy people of New York who rely upon these laws for decent housing.

Let’s consider two issues: the Millionaires’ Tax and Rent Control Laws. If Governor Cuomo would have included them both in his Budget, things might not be so bad.

Passing the Millionaires’ Tax could have helped New York’s government to prevent the loss of services in health care, education, senior citizen programs, etc.

May 24, 2011
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Albany Demonstration in Favor of Traditional Marriage

May 23, 2011

For Immediate Release

Albany Demonstration in Favor of Traditional Marriage

State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz is calling on all clergy and religious leaders to participate in the rally to support traditional marriage organized by the New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation.

“It is important to support Rev. Jason McGuire in this rally, which will take place this Tuesday, May 24, 2011, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in West Capitol Park, Albany NY, (at South Swan St. and State St.),” urged Senator Díaz.

May 23, 2011
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Demostración en Albany a Favor del Matrimonio Tradicional

22 de Mayo de 2011

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Demostración en Albany a Favor del Matrimonio Tradicional

 

El Senador Estatal Rev. Rubén Díaz pide a todos los ministros, pastores de iglesias, y líderes religiosos a participar en la demostración a favor del matrimonio tradicional organizada por New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation.

“Es importante apoyar el Rev. Jason McGuire en esta demostración que se llevara acabo este Martes, 24 de Mayo de 2011 a las 11:00 am en el West Capitol Park en Albany, NY (entre las calles South Swan y State),” instó el Senador Díaz.

May 23, 2011
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El Senador Rubén Díaz Rededica Su Vida

22 de Mayo de 2011

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El Senador Rubén Díaz Rededica Su Vida

Lo que usted debe saber por el Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz:

“Al igual que muchos que se enteraron de la predicción de que el Día del Juicio Final vendría sobre nosotros este pasado Sabado por la tarde, yo usé la ocasión para reflexionar sobre mi vida. Esta predicción nos hizo reflexionar sobre el juicio final que todos los seres vivientes, un día tendremos que enfrentar.

 

May 23, 2011
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz: Rededicated

May 22, 2011

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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz: Rededicated

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement:

“Like many who heard about the prediction that a Biblical rapture world come upon us yesterday, I used the occasion to reflect upon my life. The rapture prediction put many of us in mind of our final judgment.

 

Since no rapture took place and we are here continuing with our lives, I take from this a rededication to devoting myself to protect the institutions of the family which include marriage between a man and a woman, and to promote respect for all human life.

May 23, 2011
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Consejo al Gobernador Andrew Cuomo del Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz

11 de mayo de 2011

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Consejo al Gobernador Andrew Cuomo del Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz

El Senador Estatal Rev. Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) publicó la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la Campaña Primero la Gente del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo:

May 11, 2011
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Advice from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Governor Andrew Cuomo

May 11, 2011

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Advice from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s People First Campaign:

“It’s appalling to know that as rent stabilization and rent control laws are set to expire next month, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared that the top priorities for his agenda include three other issues: same-sex marriage, a property tax cap, and ethics reform.

Our rent stabilization and rent control laws protect 2.5 million New Yorkers – many poor and needy, and mostly Black and Hispanics. These families depend upon rent protection for affordable housing

May 11, 2011
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SENATE ACTS TO PREVENT PROSTITUTION NEAR SCHOOLS

Bill Creates Felony Charges for Patronizing or Promoting Prostitution Within 1,000 Feet of School Grounds

The New York State Senate today passed legislation to protect the welfare of children by creating new crimes of promoting or patronizing prostitution near school grounds. The bill (S.1313A) would make schools safer by enabling law enforcement to charge anyone involved in the sex trade and acting within 1,000 feet of school grounds with a class E felony.

May 11, 2011
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Thousands March to Defend Traditional Marriage

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May 10, 2011

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Thousands March to Defend Traditional Marriage

Thousands of people will take to the streets as a sign of protest to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s intentions of instituting same-sex marriage this Sunday, May 15th in the Bronx.

May 10, 2011
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Miles Marcharán en Defensa del Matrimonio Entre un Hombre y una Mujer

10 de mayo de 2011

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Miles Marcharán en Defensa del Matrimonio Entre un Hombre y una Mujer

Este Domingo 15 de Mayo, miles de personas se lanzarán a las calles del Bronx en señal de protesta a las intenciones del Gobernador del Estado de Nueva York Andrew Cuomo, de instituir el matrimonio entre hombres con hombres y mujeres con mujeres.

May 10, 2011
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“He Who is Not With Us, Is Against Us” (Luke 9:50)

May 9, 2011FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               “He Who is Not With Us, Is Against Us” (Luke 9:50)The Newspaper, El Diario La Prensa, calls itself “The Champion of the Hispanics.”But you will never read or find a reporter from El Diario La Prensa covering one of the hundreds of events that we Evangelical Christians celebrate throughout the year.

May 9, 2011
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MINISTROS DE NEW YORK SE UNEN A LOS MINISTROS DE NEW JERSEY

4 de mayo del 2011PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

 

MINISTROS DE NEW YORK SE UNEN A LOS MINISTROS DE NEW JERSEY

El Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz y miembros de la Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York viajarán a Trenton New Jersey mañana Jueves 5 de Mayo para la Celebración del Dia Nacional de la Oración.

May 4, 2011
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