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April 12, 2010
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Senator Rubén Díaz to Chair Public Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

For Immediate Release: April 8, 2010Cathy Bern-Smith, Policy Director: (518) 455-2511

Senator Rubén Díaz to Chair Public Hearing on theReauthorization of the Older Americans Act

April 8, 2010
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz today forcefully condemned the ongoing attack against the Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI.

For Immediate Release    April 6, 2010       Albany, NY

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz today forcefully condemned the ongoing attack against the Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI.

April 6, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 Room 307 LOB

April 7, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz to Senator Schneiderman : Plagiarism is Illegal

Press ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseApril 1, 2010

Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz to Senator Schneiderman : Plagiarism is Illegal !

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) is calling upon Senator Eric Schneiderman to come clean and admit that Senate Bill S7343 – legislation to crack down on immigration services fraud – was in fact plagiarized right from Senate Bill S7218, the Immigrant Assistant Service Enforcement Act, which Senator Rev. Díaz submitted to the Senate Codes Committee last week.

April 1, 2010
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SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ, GOVERNOR DAVID PATERSON AND CENSUS OFFICIALS CALL ON BRONX RESIDENTS TO COMPLETE AND RETURN CENSUS

PRESS RELEASEMarch 30, 2010For Immediate Release

SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ, GOVERNOR DAVID PATERSON AND CENSUS OFFICIALS CALL ON BRONX RESIDENTS TO COMPLETE AND RETURN CENSUS

2010 QUESTIONNAIRES 

Bronx, NY – To increase the number of returned census forms, New York State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz will be conducting a rally together with Governor David Paterson, elected officials, Census Officials and other dignitaries at Hunts Point Train Station on 163rd St. and Southern Boulevard. 

March 30, 2010
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Meeting with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

March 29, 2010For Immediate Release

State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. and the New York State Senate Advisory Council for Senior Issues to meet with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

March 29, 2010
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Senator Díaz Announces Restoration of Funds to Senior Centers Albany, NY

March 24, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz Announces Restoration of Funds to Senior Centers Albany, NY

State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Aging today announced that the recently-adopted Senate Budget Resolution contains a provision, which he fought for, that effectively restores $25 million for senior centers in New York City.

March 24, 2010
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Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus to Meet with Governor Paterson

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 22, 2010

Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus to Meet with Governor Paterson

Albany, NY- State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus today announced that the Caucus will meet with Governor David A. Paterson today at 4:00 p.m. in the Governor’s office in the Capitol.

March 22, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

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

March 22, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Díaz Applauds Comments by David Grandeau

March 18, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz Applauds Comments by David Grandeau

Albany, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus today applauded David Grandeau, the former head of the New York State Ethics Commission, for his comments regarding the Commission on Public Integrity and its investigation and report on Governor David A. Paterson.

March 18, 2010
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. Announces Computer Lab, Van and Sound System for Bronx Senior Centers

PRESS RELEASEMarch 18, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact: Brenda Candelaria- 718-991-3161

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. Announces Computer Lab, Van and Sound System for Bronx Senior Centers

Bronx, NY – On Friday, March 19th  New York State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the NY State Senate Committee on Aging, will unveil new equipment for  senior centers in the Bronx.

March 18, 2010
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Restore discretionary funding for Title XX

March 12, 2010

Honorable John L. SampsonDemocratic Conference Leader409 LOBAlbany, New York 12247

Dear Conference Leader Sampson:     Re: Title XX

March 15, 2010
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Senator Díaz Announces That Libraries In His District

PRESS RELEASE

March 10, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz Announces That Libraries In His District Are Recipients of Construction Grants

Albany, NY -State Senator Rubén Díaz announced today that two libraries in his district are the recipients of construction grants totaling $240,000.

March 10, 2010
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Hispanic Ministers Invite You To a Forum Regarding Immigration with Rep. Luis Gutierrez

PRESS RELEASEMarch 8, 2010For Immediate Release

Hispanic Ministers Invite You To a Forum Regarding Immigration with Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz is informing the community that the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, which he presides along with Rev. Raymond Rivera, President of the Latino Pastoral Action Center (LPAC), will be hosting a forum regarding immigration.

Congressman Luis Gutierrez, author of the Immigration Reform legislation, will be coming directly from Washington, D.C. for this forum.

March 9, 2010
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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
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