Newsroom

OPEN LETTER TO CONGRESSMAN BART STUPAK

March 8, 2010

Representative Bart StupakUnited States Congress2268 Rayburn House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515Sent by fax to (202) 225-4744Original copy sent by Mail

Dear Congressman Stupak:

I applaud your courage regarding the Health Care Reform bill and your strong stand against the Senate bill’s multiple provisions to expand abortion funding. 

As a Pro-Life Democrat serving in the New York State Senate, I certainly appreciate the pressure you must be feeling to toe the line. 

March 8, 2010
Read more...

Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 4, 2010

Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

Albany, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, on behalf of Caucus members Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. and Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, today urged Rev. Al Sharpton and the coalition of African-American leaders who are scheduled to meet at Sylvia’s Restaurant tonight to not abandon Governor Paterson at this moment.

March 4, 2010
Read more...

Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, March 8, 2010 Room 307 LOB

March 8, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Read more...

Public Hearing: The 2011 Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

Senate standing committee ON AGING

Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chair

___________________________________________________________________

Notice of public hearing

Friday, April 9, 2010

250 Broadway, New York City - Senate Hearing Room, 19th Floor

1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

 

SUBJECT: The 2011 Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

April 9, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Read more...

From the floor of the New York State Senate, a resolution commemorating Dominican Heritage in New York State.

On Tuesday, February 23, 2010, Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caucus presented on the floor of the New York State Senate, a resolution commemorating Dominican Heritage in New York State.

This will be the first time in the history of New York State Senate that the Dominican community and its residents will be recognized for their growing contribution to the state in politics, education, faith based institutions, culture and economic development.

February 25, 2010
Read more...

Senator Díaz: "Where Are Governor David Paterson’s Friends?"

February 22, 2010For Immediate Release

Where Are Governor David Paterson’s Friends?

Albany - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. remarked today at the apparent difficulties Governor David A. Paterson is having in obtaining support from two key “backers”.

February 22, 2010
Read more...

Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, February 22, 2010 Room 307 LOB

February 22, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Read more...

DÍAZ TO PRESENT FIRST DOMINICAN HERITAGE RESOLUTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFEBRUARY 17, 2009

DÍAZ TO PRESENT FIRST DOMINICAN HERITAGE RESOLUTION

IN NEW YORK STATE SENATE

On Tuesday, February 23, 2010, Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caucus will be presenting on the floor of the New York State Senate, a resolution commemorating Dominican Heritage in New York State.

February 17, 2010
Read more...

Senator Díaz Calls for Committee to Investigate AEG Selection

February 11, 2010For Immediate ReleaseSenator Díaz Calls for Committee to Investigate AEG Selection

Bronx, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. called on Senate Democratic Conference Leader John L. Sampson to create a committee to investigate the selection of AEG to operate VLTs at the Aqueduct race track.

February 11, 2010
Read more...

Senator Rubén Díaz Questions the Integrity of the Senate in Monserrate Expulsion

February 10, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Rubén Díaz Questions the Integrity of the Senate in Monserrate Expulsion

Albany, NY - The decision of the New York State Senate to expel Senator Hiram Monserrate has brought many other questions to my mind.

February 10, 2010
Read more...

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to Hold Press Conference at Bronx Rubber Room

PRESS RELEASEFebruary 8, 2010For Immediate Release

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to Hold Press Conference at Bronx Rubber Room

February 8, 2010
Read more...

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz: Enough Already with the Rubber Rooms!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 7, 2010

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz: Enough Already with the Rubber Rooms!

February 8, 2010
Read more...

Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, February 8, 2010 Room 307 LOB

Printed No.

Sponsor

Title

1301 Refer to Finance

February 8, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Read more...

JEWISH ORGANIZATION TO HONOR SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AS PUBLIC SERVANT CHAMPION

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     February 2, 2010

JEWISH ORGANIZATION TO HONOR SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AS PUBLIC SERVANT CHAMPION

On Friday, February 5, 2010, the Bronx Jewish Community Council will honor Senator Rubén Díaz with the title of  Public Servant Champion of the Bronx. The Bronx Jewish Community Council will offer this homage to Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz in recognition of his struggle, commitment and dedication to the Bronx, the State of New York and the Jewish community.

February 2, 2010
Read more...

SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK HISPANIC CLERGY ORGANIZATION TO ROLL OUT CENSUS 2010 FAITH BASED INITIATIVE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  CONTACT:  718 991 3161January 28, 2010

SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK HISPANIC CLERGY

ORGANIZATION TO ROLL OUT CENSUS 2010 FAITH BASED INITIATIVE

January 28, 2010
Read more...

Senator Díaz letter to Governor Paterson Regarding EPIC Funding Reduction

January 27, 2010

Honorable David A. PatersonGovernor of the State of New YorkState Capitol Albany, New York 12224

Dear Governor Paterson:

January 27, 2010
Read more...

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Applauds Selection of Rafael Piñero to

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION   Contact:  Senator Rubén DíazJanuary 27, 2010     (718)  991 3161

 

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Applauds Selection of Rafael Piñero to Highest Rank in NYPD History 

January 27, 2010
Read more...

Lo Que Usted Debe De Saber Del Census 2010 - What you need to know about the 2010 Census

 

 

Marlene Cintron, Executive Director of the NYS Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, Chaired by Senator Ruben Diaz, discusses the need for the Latino community to participate in the upcoming Census.  Jose Acosta, Team Leader for the Bureau of the Census, discusses the economic impact of having Hispanics participate.

 

January 27, 2010
Read more...

NYS Senate Committee on Aging committee meeting January 25, 2010 at 11:30 am

Director Michael Burgess, State Office for the Aging is giving an overview of the

SFY 2010-2011 Budget

January 26, 2010
Read more...

Senator Díaz Commends Unifying Actions of Elected Officials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

January 25, 2010   Senator Díaz Commends Unifying Actions of Elected Officials

New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate was joined yesterday in Queens by Assemblymen Peter Rivera and José Rivera, in addition to State Senator Rubén Díaz, as he met with the press to discuss his intention to fight any Senate led effort to oust him.

January 25, 2010
Read more...