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Another Crushing Loss, Another Disappointment, But Who’s to Blame?

For Immediate Release

September 23, 2010

Another Crushing Loss, Another Disappointment, But Who’s to Blame?

September 24, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Refuses for Hispanics to Forgo Leadership in the New York State Senate

September 15, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Refuses for Hispanics to Forgo Leadership in the New York State Senate

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-32) has issued the following statement in regard to the Democratic Primary results:

“As the Chair of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus, I must insist that since the voters of Senator Pedro Espada’s district have lost him as their Senator, New York’s Hispanic community must not also lose the leadership roles he had while in the State Senate.

September 15, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Applauds DOT’s Immediate Approval of His Speed Hump Request to Protect Bronx Children

For Immediate Release

September 15, 2010

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Applauds DOT’s Immediate Approval of His Speed Hump Request to Protect Bronx Children 

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) issued the following statement after receiving notice of the immediate approval of a speed hump to be installed on the block where a five-year old boy was a victim of a hit and run this past August.

“On behalf of the family and friends of young Joshua Saunders, I must publicly thank the New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Sadik-Khan for her immediate approval of my request for a speed hump on East 214th Street in The Bronx.

September 15, 2010
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September 11th Open Letter from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Pastor Terry Jones

September 11, 2010

Pastor Terry Jones Dove World Outreach Center 5805 Northwest 37th Street Gainesville, Florida 32653

Dear Pastor Jones:

This letter is to express my support for your statement today that your church will “not today, not ever” burn a Koran. 

Holy Books and places of worship deserve to be respected.  The Holy Books of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths – The Holy Bible, The Torah and The Koran – offer sacred teachings to people of faith throughout the world. 

September 14, 2010
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz will unveil a Computer Lab for Morrison/Lafayette Senior Center and A Sound System for Erma Cava Senior Center

PRESS RELEASE

September 9, 2010

For immediate  Release

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz will unveil a Computer Lab  for Morrison/Lafayette Senior Center and A Sound System for Erma Cava Senior Center

Bronx, NY- As the Chair of the Aging Committee, Senator Rubén Díaz takes pride in helping meet the needs of the Senior Centers in his District as well as throughout the state.  On Friday, September 10, 2010  two senior centers in the Bronx will be receiving much needed equipment.

September 9, 2010
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Open Letter from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Pastor Terry Jones

September 8, 2010Pastor Terry JonesDove World Outreach Center5805 Northwest 37th StreetGainesville, Florida 32653Dear Pastor Jones:As a New York State Senator, the President of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, and the pastor of a Pentecostal Church I am writing this letter to you to express how offended I am about your vow to set fire to the Koran on September 11th.  I am glad that the National Association of Evangelicals also condemns your plans.  Please do not do it!

September 9, 2010
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Statement from Senator Rubén Díaz

September 7, 2010

For Immediate Release

Contact: 718-496-4793

Statement from Senator Rubén Díaz

State Senator Rubén Díaz today released the following statement in response to a comment that was made by Senator Neil Breslin on September 1, 2010 at the College of Saint Rose.

“Senator Breslin is in no position to judge the ethical or legislative seriousness with which other members of the Senate take their jobs.  He stated that ‘we have to rid ourselves’ ...  of  ‘people who don't take their responsibilities either ethically seriously or legislatively seriously...’ then specifically mentioned Senator Espada, Hiram Monserrate, and myself.  His comment was unconscionable and uncalled for.

September 7, 2010
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Seniors say "Thanks"

Senator Rev. Ruben Díaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo celebrate with members of the Soundview Senior Center

September 1, 2010
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CELEBRATION OF REV. YIYE AVILA'S 80TH BIRTHDAY IN THE BRONX

Press Release

August 31, 2010

For Immediate ReleaseCELEBRATION OF REV. YIYE AVILA'S 80TH BIRTHDAY IN THE BRONXBronx, NY – Thousands of Hispanic Christians will gather in honor of Evangelist Yiye Avila.

August 31, 2010
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