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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Protest Soundview Post Office Closing

On Monday, September 14, 2009 at 10:30am, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will protest t

September 13, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Protest Soundview Post Office Closing

On Monday, September 14, 2009 at 10:30am, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will protest t

September 14, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Statement By the New York State Senate Democratic Conference Commemorating September 11th

“Eight years ago, we witnessed the most horrific terrorist attack ever launched on our nation’s soil. Thousands lost their lives and millions were left shaken with despair. Though our resolve to co-exist in a free and tolerant society was tested, our courage and commitment to band together was never in question. “Today, we honor the men and women whose lives were taken far before their time and those brave individuals of the NYPD, FDNY and Port Authority who in service to their nation gave the last full measure of devotion.

September 11, 2009
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Senate Approves “Nixzmary Brown Bill”

[Albany, NY]  Last night Senate Bill 6091, better known as the Nixzmary Brown Bill has passed in the New York State Senate. With the hope that it will help raise awareness during this new school year, and deter child abuse and neglect in New York State,  Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. (D-Bronx), the bill’s sponsor, has pushed for this legislation to be passed during today’s Senate’s Session.

September 11, 2009
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Senate Aging Committee Hearing, Chaired by Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz held on September 8, 2009 Re: HR 3200 and its Impact on NY's Senior Citizens

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz joined by Senator Pedro Espada, Senator Marty Golden, and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo.  AARP members filled the audience to hear official testimony of several experts.

September 10, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz's letter to Attorney General Cuomo re: Village of Patchogue

September 9, 2009Andrew CuomoOffice of the Attorney GeneralThe CapitolAlbany, NY 12224-0341Dear Mr. Cuomo:  I am referring a matter to your attention for possible review and investigation. On Saturday, September 5, 2009, I participated in a demonstration in Patchogue, New York. This demonstration was organized after my review of a report released by the Southern Poverty Law Center and front page headlines about vandalism in the Iglesia Evangelical Refugio de Salvacion located in Patchogue.

September 10, 2009
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HR 3200 Public Hearing Testimony

Written testimony from:Senate Standing Committee on AgingSenator Rubén Diaz, Sr., Chair HR 3200: America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 andIts Impact on Senior CitizensTuesday September 8th, 2009250 Broadway, New York City - Senate Hearing Room, 19th Floor

File: 
HR 3200 Public Hearing Testimony.pdf

September 9, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz's letter to Attorney General Cuomo re: Village of Patchogue

September 9, 2009Andrew CuomoOffice of the Attorney GeneralThe CapitolAlbany, NY 12224-0341Dear Mr. Cuomo:  I am referring a matter to your attention for possible review and investigation. On Saturday, September 5, 2009, I participated in a demonstration in Patchogue, New York. This demonstration was organized after my review of a report released by the Southern Poverty Law Center and front page headlines about vandalism in the Iglesia Evangelical Refugio de Salvacion located in Patchogue.

September 8, 2009
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New York State Aging Committee Public Hearing to be Broadcast Live

The New York State Senate Aging Committee Public Hearing, chaired by Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, will be broadcast live at www.nysenate.gov.  The hearing will take place in New York City at the Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

September 7, 2009
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Statement by New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz

Saturday, September 5, 2009Patchogue, New York

This past Tuesday night, the Iglesia Evangelical Refugio de Salvacion was burglarized.  The criminals involved left a note on the altar of this church with anti-Hispanic comments.

This is not an isolated incident. 

While this church was being vandalized, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a report that documents what is a serious problem in Patchogue, is a growing national problem. 

September 6, 2009
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Statement by New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz

Saturday, September 5, 2009Patchogue, New York

This past Tuesday night, the Iglesia Evangelical Refugio de Salvacion was burglarized.  The criminals involved left a note on the altar of this church with anti-Hispanic comments.

This is not an isolated incident. 

While this church was being vandalized, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a report that documents what is a serious problem in Patchogue, is a growing national problem. 

September 4, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization are Going to Long Island

On  Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:00am, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben  Diaz and members of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will board  a bus at Christian Community Church, located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue in The Bronx  to travel to Patchogue, Long Island and protest the ongoing  hatred  toward Hispanics in Long Island.  The group will arrive at the Iglesia Evangelical Refugio de Salvacion, located at 102 Railroad Avenue at 12:00 noon.

September 5, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization are Going to Long Island

On  Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:00am, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz  and  members of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will board  a bus at Christian Community  Church, located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue in The  Bronx to travel to Patchogue, Long Island and protest the ongoing hatred  toward Hispanics in Long Island.  The group will arrive at the Iglesia  Evangelical Refugio de  Salvacion, located at 102 Railroad Avenue at 2:00 noon.  The Long Island church was burglarized on Tuesday night and a note with anti-

September 4, 2009
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August 15, 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Rev Diaz Letter to NYC Parks Commissioner

Dear Commissioner Benape:

This letter is to inform you that my constituents have been complaining to my office that Indian Lake  in Crotona Park needs to be cleaned – immediately.

My constituents and their families are concerned about the pollution and odor and filth that needs regular and proper maintenance, especially during these summer months when families rely upon our public parks for recreation and enjoyment.

August 26, 2009
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Public Hearing: New York State Aging Committee to Hold Public Hearing: “H.R. 3200: America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 and its Impact on Senior Citizens”

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, Chair of the Senate Aging Committee, is calling for a public hearing on President Obama’s proposed health care reform and the impact it will have on New York State senior citizens.  The hearing will take place at 250 Broadway, Senate Hearing Room, 19th Floor in New York City on Tuesday, September 8, 2009  from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

September 8, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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New York State Aging Committee to Hold Public Hearing: “H.R. 3200: America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 and its Impact on Senior Citizens”

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, Chair of the Senate Aging Committee, is calling for a public hearing on President Obama’s proposed health care reform and the impact it will have on New York State senior citizens.  The hearing will take place at 250 Broadway, Senate Hearing Room, 19th Floor in New York City on Tuesday, September 8, 2009  from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

August 17, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz announces recipients of two million dollars in discretionary funds.

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz announces recipients of two million dollars in discretionary funds.

August 17, 2009
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