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Senator Díaz to Give Out Turkeys to 2000 Senior Citizens

Knowing how difficult these times are for our senior citizens, State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. has arranged for two thousand (2,000) senior citizens in his senatorial district to receive one turkey each.

November 17, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Attend Family Day Event with Book Bags for 300 Children

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will distribute book bags to the first 300 children who attend the Family Day festivity on Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 3:00 pm at the Rock Garden located at East 174th Street and Longfellow Avenue in The Bronx.  This family event has been organized by Reverend Joel Bauza, Pastor of the Calvary Church on E. 174th Street.

October 30, 2009
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Keeping yourself safe - A guide for Seniors


Dear Friend,

In our ever-changing society, it is more important than ever to be aware of personal safety issues and make necessary adjustments to protect yourself. This brochure was created to serve as a guide to Seniors, with helpful tips and suggestions on how you can create a safer environment for yourself.

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Keeping yourself safe, A guide for seniors

October 29, 2009
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BILL THOMPSON TO MEET WITH SENATOR REVEREND RUBEN DIAZ AND THE NEW YORK HISPANIC CLERGY ORGANIZATION

On Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 10:00am New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will welcome Bill Thompson as a special guest at a meeting with the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization.  This meeting will take place at the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue, between Jennings and Freeman Streets in The Bronx. 

October 28, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver: Stop Stalling

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) is insisting that Senate Bill S27B, which he has co-sponsored, no longer remain stalled in the Assembly. S27B  requires the installation of ignition interlock devices for all persons convicted of driving while intoxicated. 

October 26, 2009
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SENATOR REVEREND DIAZ RESPONDS TO NEWLY FORMED COMMITTEE INVESTIGATING SENATOR HIRAM MONSERRATE

First, it is disappointing to hear Senate Conference President John Sampson saying that he is putting together an independent and impartial Senate Committee to investigate Senator Hiram Monserrate and at the same time sending a message to the committee members by stating “As a father and as a husband, I am not only angry, I am also pissed off”.  That statement alone may be interpreted as a direct order to the committee to “get Monserrate”. 

October 21, 2009
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ELDERS AGING IN PLACE: WHO’S PAYING THE BILLS?

Please join leading policy makers, practitioners, advocates, andresearchers for a symposium on the benefits, opportunities,and challenges in daily money management for frail adults.ELDERS AGING IN PLACE:WHO’S PAYING THE BILLS? The Value of Daily Money Management and a Blueprint for PolicyNOVEMBER 13, 20098:30AM - 12:15PMHunter College School of Social Work Harold Lewis Auditorium129 East 79th Street, New York City(Continental Breakfast will be served)REGISTER ONLINE AThttp://eldersaginginplace.eventbrite.comwww.brookdale.orgor call (212) 481-3780Co-Sponsors:  Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Longevity of Hunter College/CUNYAARPAltman Foundation Isaac H. Tuttle Fund

November 13, 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz To Protest Abuse of Immigrant Vendors by City

New York Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 11am to oppose the continuous harassment of push cart vendors and the destruction of their personal property by four New York City agencies.  The press conference will be held at the Office of Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz located at 900 Rogers Place (Southern Boulevard and East 163rd Street) in The Bronx.

October 20, 11:00 AM - 12:09 PM
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz To Protest Abuse of Immigrant Vendors by City

New York Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 11am to oppose the continuous harassment of push cart vendors and the destruction of their personal property by four New York City agencies.  The press conference will be held at the Office of Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz located at 900 Rogers Place (Southern Boulevard and East 163rd Street) in The Bronx.

October 19, 2009
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New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Outraged by Governor Paterson’s Proposal to Cut Meals for Seniors

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz  (D-Bronx) is incensed by Governor Paterson’s outline of proposed State Budget cuts that will sever 20% of the Meals on Wheels Program.  Despite the thousands of seniors who remain on the Meals on Wheels waiting list, the Governor has recommended that even less seniors receive the one meal a day. 

October 16, 2009
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TO MY COLLEAGUES

For all those Senators and legislators who are calling to condemn Senator Hiram  Monserrate and demand that he is ousted from the Senate, where were you all when Senator John Sabini was convicted of drunk driving?  Senator Monserrate did not hide behind a plea. Senator Sabini did. Senator Monserrate was found guilty of trying to do good by forcing his girlfriend togoto the hospital for treatment. 

October 16, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Condemns Brutal Attack of Jack Price

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) condemns the recent brutal attack of 49-year old Jack Price by two young Hispanic men, Daniel Aleman Daniel Rodriguez.  Mr. Price was attacked on a deserted street in Queens because he is gay.  

October 14, 2009
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