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Hispanics Ignored Once Again

PRESS RELEASEMay 27, 2010FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Hispanics Ignored Once Again

I am glad to hear that our future Governor, Andrew Cuomo has called Rev. Al Sharpton to apologize for not choosing a person of color on his ballot for Governor.

May 27, 2010
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Senator Rubén Díaz Statement Regarding

May 26, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Rubén Díaz Statement Regarding Choice for Lieutenant Governor

“I want to offer my congratulations to Mayor Robert Duffy on being chosen by Andrew Cuomo as his running mate.

May 26, 2010
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May 26, 2010
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. designates Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez as a 2010 Woman of Distinction

May 25, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact: 718-496-4793

   Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. designatesLillian Rodriguez-Lopez as a 2010 Woman of Distinction

Albany, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. will honor Ms. Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez as a 2010 Woman of Distinction today with a Senate Resolution when the Senate convenes at 3:00 p.m.  The Annual Women of Distinction celebration is a time to honor outstanding women whose contributions have enriched the quality of life in their respective communities.

“I am proud and honored to nominate Ms. Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez as a 2010 Woman of Distinction,” stated Senator Díaz. “I can think of no one who is more deserving than she to receive this honor,” he continued.

Ms. Rodriguez-Lopez serves as the President of the Hispanic Federation, a non-profit membership organization serving more than 90 Latino health and human services agencies in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.  Since 1996, when she first joined the Federation as Vice-President, the association has increased its organizational capacity to serve an ever-growing network of member agencies and respond to the Latino community’s needs both locally, and across the country.

May 25, 2010
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New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz Celebrates El Diario la Prensa’s Editorial

May 24, 2010For Immediate ReleaseNew York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz Celebrates El Diario la Prensa’s Editorial

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) is deeply honored to receive the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Recognition from the Puerto Rican Day Parade Committee, despite El Diario la Prensa’s recent editorial disappointment in this selection.

In response to El Diario la Prensa’s editorial that appeared in their Saturday, May 22 edition,Senator Reverend Diaz issued the following statement:

May 24, 2010
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Senator Diaz's comments on the New York State Senate Resolution Commemorating the 2nd Anniversary of Dr. Ma Ying-jeou's Presidency of Taiwan

Senate Resolution No. 5167BY: Senator DIAZ        COMMEMORATING   the  2nd  Anniversary  of  Dr.  Ma        Ying-jeou's Presidency of Taiwan  WHEREAS, May 20, 2010, will mark  the  2nd  Anniversary  of  Dr.  MaYing-jeou's  inauguration as the 12th President of the Republic of China(Taiwan); and

May 19, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, May 17, 2010 Room 307 LOB

May 17, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBÉN DÍAZ, JR., SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ, SR. AND ASSEMBLYMAN MARCOS CRESPO TO HOST BREAKFAST IN HONOR OF BRONX PUERTO RICAN PARADE AND ITS ORGANIZERS

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May 12, 2010
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Caucus Meeting: The State of the Latino Women Entrepreneurs "POSTPONED NEW DATE TBD"

Friday May 28th Public Meeting:  " POSTPONED NEW DATE TBD "Senate Puerto Rican and Latino CaucusChair: Senator Ruben DiazPublic Meeting: The State of the Latino Women EntrepreneursPlace: Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New YorkTime: 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.Contact: Ralph Morales (718) 991-3161Media Contact: Ralph Morales (718) 991-3161ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

May 28, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, May 10, 2010 Room 307 LOB

May 10, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day and Senior Citizen of the Year

May 4, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Cathy Bern-Smith (518) 455-2511

Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. to CelebrateSenior Citizens Day and Senior Citizen of the Year

May 4, 2010
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May 3, 2010
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Statement from Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., Regarding the KEEP Act

Media StatementApril 27, 2010For Immediate Release

Statement from Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., Regarding the KEEP Act

“Losing even one teacher will hurt, but losing many teachers simply because they’re new to the job threatens our schools and would be devastating to the students in my district who need their passion, energy, and good ideas.

"If our schools must lay off teachers, the school community must have a say in who stays and who goes.

April 27, 2010
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GOVERNOR PATERSON EXPECTED TO SIGN THIRD-PARTY NOTIFICATION BILL

April 27, 2010For Immediate Release

GOVERNOR PATERSON EXPECTED TO SIGN THIRD-PARTY  NOTIFICATION BILLAlbany, NY - Legislation sponsored by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman George Latimer (D-Westchester) to provide senior citizens with the ability to designate third-party notification provisions on health care insurance policies is before Governor Paterson, awaiting his signature into law.

April 27, 2010
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Birthday wishes from Attorney General Andrew Cuomo

I would like to thank  the Attorney General for his kind wishes as I celebrate my birthday. 

April 26, 2010
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