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Thank you, Senator Diaz

for saying "no" to more healthcare cuts.

August 25, 2010
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CARL PALADINO TO BREAK BREAD WITH HISPANIC MINISTERS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS

August 23, 2010

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 24, 2010
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Senator Díaz Announces that Governor Paterson Signs Legislation to Provide Financial Relief to Retirement Communities

August 20, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz Announces that Governor Paterson Signs Legislation

August 20, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Gerson Borrero: Please Get Help

August 12, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Gerson Borrero:  Please Get Help.

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz issued the following statement about El Diario la Prensa journalist, Gerson Borrero:"Friends and constituents have approached me today to ask if Gerson Borrero suffers from delirium tremors or just extreme psychosis?

These remark have come on the heels of last night's performance by Gerson Borrero on NY1's Road to City Hall when he and Curtis Sliwa discussed my unification rally in Staten Island.

Apparently Gerson Borrero's outburst is causing great concern in our community.

August 12, 2010
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Senators Sampson and Díaz Announce Historic Funding

For Immediate Release

August 11, 2010

Senators Sampson and Díaz Announce Historic Funding For Senior Center Infrastructure Repair

Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson (19th SD) and Senator Rubén Díaz (32nd SD), Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Aging, today announced that twenty-five (25) Senior Centers throughout New York State would receive $545,000 in funding for capital improvements. 

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010
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Another Bad Moment for Staten Island

Another Bad Moment for Staten Island

by New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz 

For weeks, Staten Islanders have cried out for help for 9 Mexicans who were brutally assaulted in bias attacks. As the Chair of the Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus and as the President of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, I prepared for a prayerful demonstration to be held today against all manners of violence against ethnic groups.

August 10, 2010
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August 9, 2010
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MINISTERS AND LEGISLATORS AGAINST RACIAL ABUSE IN STATEN ISLAND



Bronx, NY –

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, is extending an invitation to a demonstration of solidarity against the racial abuse of Mexicans and immigrants in Staten Island.

The Ministers and Legislators will meet on the corner of Castleton Avenue and Simonson Place, in Staten Island, on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 11:30 a.m., where they will walk four blocks to the St. Phillips Baptist Church, located on 77 Bennett Street in Staten Island, to meet with Rev. Tony Baker, Sr.

August 9, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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MINISTERS AND LEGISLATORS AGAINST RACIAL ABUSE IN STATEN ISLAND

Bronx, NY – Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, is extending an invitation to a demonstration of solidarity against the racial abuse of Mexicans and immigrants in Staten Island.

The Ministers and Legislators will meet on the corner of Castleton Avenue and Simonson Place, in Staten Island, on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 11:30 a.m., where they will walk four blocks to the St. Phillips Baptist Church, located on 77 Bennett Street in Staten Island, to meet with Rev. Tony Baker, Sr.

August 5, 2010
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A Breakfast In Honor of the 35 Years of Successful Journalism of La Voz Hispana And Hispanic Journalists in NYC

The Honorable John L. SampsonThe Honorable Ruben DiazThe Hon. Ruben Diaz, Jr.AndThe New York State SenatePuerto Rican and Latino Caucus

Cordially Invites You To A Breakfast In Honor of the 35 Years of Successful Journalism of La Voz Hispana And Hispanic Journalists in NYC

Wednesday , September 8, 20109:00 A.M.– 12:00 P.M.

At:  Maestro’s Caterers        703 Bronxdale Avenue       Bronx, NY 10462

By invitation only

September 8, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Morrison Avenue Music Festival

Morrison Avenue Music Festival

Cano Estremera, Héctor Tricoche and Oro Sólido are some of the bands that will participate in the Morrison Avenue Festival in the Bronx.

This festival, which is being sponsored by the Hispanic Federation, Bronx Borough President, Rubén Díaz, Jr., Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, and community leader Luis Sepulveda, will be held on:                   Date:  Saturday, August 21, 2010

August 21, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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Morrison Avenue Music Festival

PRESS RELEASE

AUGUST 4, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Morrison Avenue Music Festival

Cano Estremera, Héctor Tricoche and Oro Sólido are some of the bands that will participate in the Morrison Avenue Festival in the Bronx.

This festival, which is being sponsored by the Hispanic Federation, Bronx Borough President, Rubén Díaz, Jr., Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, and community leader Luis Sepulveda, will be held on:

August 4, 2010
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Senator Rubén Díaz Announces Legislation to Increase Transparency

Press ReleaseJuly 29, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Rubén Díaz Announces Legislation to Increase Transparency

Albany, NY  State Senator Rubén Díaz announced today that he is introducing legislation to increase transparency regarding contributions given to elected officials.

“I am introducing legislation that will make it easier for the public to be informed about contributions that are given to their elected officials,” stated Senator Díaz.

July 29, 2010
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Condemns Killing of Unarmed Man

Press Release

July 29, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Condemns Killing of Unarmed Man

July 29 (Albany, NY) State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz. today condemned the killing of Defarra Gaymon,  in Branch Brook Park, Newark, New Jersey on July 21. Mr. Gaymon was unarmed when he was shot by an Essex County sheriff's detective.

“First, I want to send my condolences to Mr. Gaymon’s wife, four children and other family members on the sudden, tragic and unnecessary death of their loved-one,” said Senator Díaz.

“Second,” continued Senator Díaz, “I must, in no uncertain terms, condemn the killing of an innocent and unarmed man.”

July 29, 2010
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Enriched Housing for Senior Citizens Program located in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn


The New York Foundation for Senior Citizens, Inc. is accepting applications for admission to its Enriched Housing Programs located in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. Eligible applicants must be 65 years of age or older and functionally impaired but must not require full-time personal care or skilled nursing care. Please see the attached document for additional information.

July 28, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz asks: Where are the Voices of Reform and Accountability Now?

July 24, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz asks: Where are the Voices of Reform and Accountability Now?

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement regarding the upcoming investigation of New York Congressman Charles Rangel.

"We know from published reports that a House Committee offered a deal but Congressman Rangel refused to admit any wrongdoing. The only news coverage so far has been about Rangel saying more or less: "Bring it on, I am ready" - which is his right. Meanwhile, the New York Democratic Party and its Executive Director Charlie King remain silent.

Where are the voices of reform and accountability now?

July 23, 2010
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STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ TO HONOR THE BRONX DOMINICAN PARADE

 STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ TO HONORTHE BRONX DOMINICAN PARADE

The New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, presided by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz,  will be celebrating a pre-parade banquet in honor of the Bronx Dominican Parade.

This event will take place at Maestros Restaurant located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, New York, on Friday, July 23rd   from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am.

July 22, 2010
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Press Conference Today To Raise Public Awareness & Offer A Reward For The Capture Of The Individual Who Raped A 79 Year-Old Woman

Date:        Thursday July 22, 2010 at 12 noonLocation: 1400 Benson Street, The Bronx, New York 10462                 (Near Westchester Square)Contact:   Franck LaBoy Cellular 718-213-1959

New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. will join State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair of the State Senate's Committee on Aging at a press conference to be held in front of 1400 Benson Street in The Bronx, on Thursday July 22, 2010 at 12 noon.

July 22, 2010
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