Posted by Ruben Diaz on Monday, February 27th, 2012
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District
Bronx County, New York
The Bronx is not a colony.
You should know that I am just calling it the way I see it: the way the district lines have been drawn for New York’s Congressional seats indicates to me that there are some people who still believe in colonies.
Posted by Ruben Diaz on Friday, February 22nd, 2013
New York Needs Transparency in Political Spending
Counsel, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice
Unprecedented amounts of secret money were spent on last year’s federal elections. In fact, spending by shadowy outside groups has become increasingly pervasive everywhere, including in New York elections. Unless we change the system with reforms like meaningful disclosure rules and public campaign financing, this crisis will only grow worse. Fortunately, key figures in Albany are pushing for more transparency in our state’s government.