Ruben Diaz's Press releases

Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 4, 2010

Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

Albany, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, on behalf of Caucus members Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. and Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, today urged Rev. Al Sharpton and the coalition of African-American leaders who are scheduled to meet at Sylvia’s Restaurant tonight to not abandon Governor Paterson at this moment.

March 4, 2010
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Senator Díaz: "Where Are Governor David Paterson’s Friends?"

February 22, 2010For Immediate Release

Where Are Governor David Paterson’s Friends?

Albany - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. remarked today at the apparent difficulties Governor David A. Paterson is having in obtaining support from two key “backers”.

February 22, 2010
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DÍAZ TO PRESENT FIRST DOMINICAN HERITAGE RESOLUTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFEBRUARY 17, 2009

DÍAZ TO PRESENT FIRST DOMINICAN HERITAGE RESOLUTION

IN NEW YORK STATE SENATE

On Tuesday, February 23, 2010, Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caucus will be presenting on the floor of the New York State Senate, a resolution commemorating Dominican Heritage in New York State.

February 17, 2010
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Senator Díaz Calls for Committee to Investigate AEG Selection

February 11, 2010For Immediate ReleaseSenator Díaz Calls for Committee to Investigate AEG Selection

Bronx, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. called on Senate Democratic Conference Leader John L. Sampson to create a committee to investigate the selection of AEG to operate VLTs at the Aqueduct race track.

February 11, 2010
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Senator Rubén Díaz Questions the Integrity of the Senate in Monserrate Expulsion

February 10, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Rubén Díaz Questions the Integrity of the Senate in Monserrate Expulsion

Albany, NY - The decision of the New York State Senate to expel Senator Hiram Monserrate has brought many other questions to my mind.

February 10, 2010
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New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to Hold Press Conference at Bronx Rubber Room

PRESS RELEASEFebruary 8, 2010For Immediate Release

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to Hold Press Conference at Bronx Rubber Room

February 8, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz: Enough Already with the Rubber Rooms!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 7, 2010

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz: Enough Already with the Rubber Rooms!

February 8, 2010
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JEWISH ORGANIZATION TO HONOR SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AS PUBLIC SERVANT CHAMPION

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     February 2, 2010

JEWISH ORGANIZATION TO HONOR SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AS PUBLIC SERVANT CHAMPION

On Friday, February 5, 2010, the Bronx Jewish Community Council will honor Senator Rubén Díaz with the title of  Public Servant Champion of the Bronx. The Bronx Jewish Community Council will offer this homage to Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz in recognition of his struggle, commitment and dedication to the Bronx, the State of New York and the Jewish community.

February 2, 2010
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SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK HISPANIC CLERGY ORGANIZATION TO ROLL OUT CENSUS 2010 FAITH BASED INITIATIVE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  CONTACT:  718 991 3161January 28, 2010

SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK HISPANIC CLERGY

ORGANIZATION TO ROLL OUT CENSUS 2010 FAITH BASED INITIATIVE

January 28, 2010
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Applauds Selection of Rafael Piñero to

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION   Contact:  Senator Rubén DíazJanuary 27, 2010     (718)  991 3161

 

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Applauds Selection of Rafael Piñero to Highest Rank in NYPD History 

January 27, 2010
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Senator Díaz Commends Unifying Actions of Elected Officials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

January 25, 2010   Senator Díaz Commends Unifying Actions of Elected Officials

New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate was joined yesterday in Queens by Assemblymen Peter Rivera and José Rivera, in addition to State Senator Rubén Díaz, as he met with the press to discuss his intention to fight any Senate led effort to oust him.

January 25, 2010
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State Senator Rubén Díaz to Senators Smith and Sampson:

January 19, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact: Senator Rubén Díaz 718-496-4793

State Senator Rubén Díaz to Senators Smith and Sampson:“Let Governor Paterson’s Race to the Top LegislationCome to the Floor for a Vote”

January 19, 2010  State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz today called on Senate President Malcolm Smith and Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson to allow Governor David Paterson’s “Race to the Top” bill to come to the Senate floor for a vote.

January 19, 2010
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CLERGY, COMMUNITY LEADERS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS LEAD HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORT

For Immediate Release: January 14, 2010 Marlene Cintron | cintron@senate.state.ny.us | 718-991-3161           

CLERGY, COMMUNITY LEADERS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS LEAD HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORT

January 14, 2010
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SENATOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK HISPANIC CLERGY ORGANIZATION TO ORGANIZE EFFORTS TO HELP HAITI

PRESS RELEASEJanuary 13, 2010FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SENATOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK  HISPANIC CLERGY ORGANIZATION TO ORGANIZE EFFORTS TO HELP HAITI

January 13, 2010
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Senator Díaz to Wayne Barrett: “Get Your Facts Straight!”

PRESS RELEASEJanuary 12, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz to Wayne Barrett: “Get Your Facts Straight!”

I don’t know why there are some reporters and news media people that are always attributing to me quotes and statements that I have never said.

January 12, 2010
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State Senator Ruben Diaz Criticizes Lack of State Representation in Newly Created Museum of The American Latino

New York State Senator Ruben Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus today sent a letter to Congressman José Serrano requesting that he review the lack of state representation in the recently created National Museum of the American Latino. 

January 7, 2010
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Senador Diaz Critica Falta de Representación en Nuevo Museo Nacional del Latino

El Senador Ruben Díaz, Presidente del Caucus Puertorriqueño y Latino del Senado de Nueva York, envió una carta al Congresista Jose Serrano pidiendo que investigue la falta de representación del estado en la comisión del nuevo Museo Nacional del Latino Americano.

January 6, 2010
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Three Kings will visit Bronx Children

PRESS RELEASEJANUARY 4, 2010FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THREE KINGS WILL VISIT BRONX CHILDREN

Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr., New York State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Affinity Health Plan and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, will be celebrating the visit of the Three Kings. The first 1000 children, between the ages of 1 and 9 years of age, will receive a free gift.

January 4, 2010
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Hunger A Tragic Reality For Too Many Senior Citizens

November 20, 2009For Immediate Release

Hunger A Tragic Reality For Too Many Senior Citizens

The Meals on Wheels Association of America released a report yesterday documenting the tragic reality of  hunger among senior citizens.  “Senior Hunger in the United States: Differences Across States and Rural and Urban Areas” reveals the tragic reality that hunger and malnutrition continue to be significant problems for older Americans. 

November 24, 2009
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Senator Díaz to Give Out Turkeys to 2000 Senior Citizens

Knowing how difficult these times are for our senior citizens, State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. has arranged for two thousand (2,000) senior citizens in his senatorial district to receive one turkey each.

November 17, 2009
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