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Two Bills Sponsored by Senator Ruben Diaz Pass in the Senate

Two Bills Sponsored by Senator Ruben Diaz Pass in the Senate

Two significant pieces of legislation, Senate Bill 383 and Senate Bill 20, sponsored by New York State Senator Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) have passed today in the Senate.

S383 prohibits the use of lottery funds for any purpose other than education and prohibits co-mingling with funds for other purposes. This bill passed 56 Ayes, 0 Nays.

S20 establishes the crime of patronizing a prostitute in a school zone and including daycare facilities within the definition of a school zone. This bill passed 54 Ayes, 2 Nays.

June 16, 2014
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Welcomes All to the Annual Christian Children's Parade

For Immediate Release

June 13, 2014

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Welcomes All to the Annual Christian Children's Parade

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) welcomes all New Yorkers to the Christian Children’s Parade on Saturday, June 14, 2014, beginning at 12:00 noon. More than 300 churches and community organizations will be marching on 3rd Avenue from East 97th Street to East 116th Street in New York City. The Grand Marshall for the 2014 Christian Children's Parade is Jorge Ramos, WNJU/Channel 47 Anchor.

June 13, 2014
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The Second Annual March for Marriage

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

The Second Annual March for Marriage

You should know that even though the New York State Senate's 2014 Session will end on June 19th, on that day I will be bringing close to 5,000 people to Washington to attend the Second Annual March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., organized by my friend and tireless supporter of traditional marriage, Brian Brown, President of the National Organization of Marriage.

June 10, 2014
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Education for all our children!

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Education for all our children!

You should know that with the legislative session concluding this month, Governor Cuomo and legislators can still accomplish much before we go home and campaign.

Among the positive things we can do in our remaining time in Albany is to pass into law the Education Investment Tax Credit bill to help thousands more families obtain private scholarships to attend pre-k through 12 schools, including private and parochial schools.

June 9, 2014
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