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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo to Meet in Soundview Today to Help Family of Tragic Car Accident

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 30, 2012

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo to Meet in Soundview Today to Help Family of Tragic Car Accident

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo (D-Bronx) will meet with Mr. Juan Gonzalez today at 4:00PM at 634 Taylor Avenue in the Soundview Section of the Bronx to discuss how the community can help the relatives of the seven victims of yesterday’s tragic car accident. Mr. Gonzalez lost his wife and children and other family members in a fatal car accident when the car carrying his family crashed through guardrails on the Bronx River Parkway.

April 30, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz and The New York Hispanic Clergy

to Pray in the Statue of Liberty

You should know that the Yearly National Day of Prayers, this year will take place on Thursday May 3rd from 12:30-2:00 PM, and that every State of the Nation will be calling their residents to join the prayer for our Government and our Nation.

Here in New York City, we will be celebrating and praying in the Grounds of Liberty Island where the Statue of Liberty is located.

April 30, 2012
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What You Should Know

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York Tel. 718-991-3161

 

Time to Retire for Some Members of Congress

You should know that there are some people who believe that the time has come to inject new blood, energy and ideas into the United States Congress.

 

In the City of New York, there are some Members of Congress who, according to some people, have been serving for too long.  Here is a list of the entire New York Congressional Delegation:

April 18, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Who is the Real Thief, Mr. Clement Gardner, FBI Agent Bullets Campbell, The U.S. Dept. Of Justice or the office of the NYS Attorney General’s office?

You should know that five years ago, in 2007 to be specific, Clement Gardner, a bookkeeper employed by Christian Community Benevolent Association, confessed to FBI Agent Bullets Campbell that he was embezzling money from the organization and that from 2003 to 2007 he had stolen approximately $75,000.00 of monies geared toward helping the poor and needy of the South Bronx.

April 17, 2012
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

Por el Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz

Distrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Charlie Rangel y Adriano Espaillat con Ministros Hispanos de New York

Usted debe saber que, este fin de semana, la Iglesia Evangelica de la Ciudad de New York y el pueblo Cristiano se visten de Gala en la Celebración del Vigesimo Cuarto Banquete Anual de La Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York.

April 12, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Congressman Charles Rangel and Senator Adriano Espaillat

will attend Hispanic Ministers Banquet

You should know that this weekend many Evangelical Churches and their congregations, together with The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will join together to celebrate their 24th Annual Banquet.

April 12, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Religious Freedom for All

You should know that like many New Yorkers and many Americans, I celebrate Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s efforts to defend religious freedom - especially when there are attempts being made to eliminate the role of religion in politics and public life.

April 9, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

We Are United

You should know that like many Black and Hispanic members of the clergy in New York and throughout the United States, I am exceptionally grateful for the National Organization for Marriage, and for NOM’s President, Brian Brown.

I write this as a Democrat, as a State Senator and as the President of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, which represents tens of thousands of Hispanic and Black Christians.

April 4, 2012
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FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC VISITS THE BRONX

PRESS RELEASE

April 3, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ

FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

VISITS THE BRONX

Bronx, NY – The Hon. Hipolito Mejia, Ex-President of the Dominican Republic and now again a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, in the next presidential election to take place on May 20th of this year in the Republic, will visit the Bronx to participate in a community meeting with Pastors and Elected Officials of the County and city.

April 3, 2012
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EX-PRESIDENTE DOMINICANO VISITARA EL BRONX

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

3 de Abril del 2012

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

SENADOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ

EX-PRESIDENTE DOMINICANO VISITARA EL BRONX

Bronx, NY – El Hon. Hipolito Mejia, Ex-Presidente de la República Dominicana y nuevamente candidato a la Presidencia de la República en las proximas elecciones Presidenciales a llevarse a cabo el 20 de Mayo del presente año en la República, visitará el Condado del Bronx para tener un Encuentro Ministerial y Comunal con Pastores y Oficiales Electos del Condado y la Cuidad.

April 3, 2012
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Do-good pol driven nuts

By DOUGLAS MONTERO

Last Updated: 1:28 AM, March 26, 2012

Even a powerful state senator is no match for the Department of Motor Vehicles.

State Sen. Ruben Diaz has gone through 17 months of DMV hell trying to get the title on a 20-seat passenger bus for the disabled that he wants to donate to a nonprofit in the Dominican Republic.

The hair-pulling drama began in October 2010, when the bus was given to the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, which Diaz (D-Bronx) heads. But the senator was unable to get the title because a defunct business in Missouri had a lien on the bus.

April 2, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

The Second Floor is Calling

You should know that the Office of the New York State Governor is located on the Second Floor of the Capital Building in Albany. Therefore, anything and everything that has to do with the Governor is referred to as coming “from the Second Floor.”

You should also know that there were seven pieces of legislation dealing with the Budget. Independently, each piece of legislation was supposed to be discussed and approved by the majority of the Senators before they could be sent to the Governor to sign into law.

April 2, 2012
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What You Should Know

What You Should Know

By

State Senator Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District

Bronx County

 

What Have New York State Senior Citizens Done to Governor Andrew Cuomo?

What does Governor Andrew Cuomo have against the Senior Citizens of New York State?

March 29, 2012
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What You Should Know

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

BY

STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ

Hunts Point: Here Comes Jeff Klein…Watch Out Gianaris!

You should know that the idea of creating a balanced, independent, powerful, decision making four-amigo group was born in the minds of Senators Carl Kruger and Pedro Espada. They saw the opportunity of creating a powerful, relevant and influential group that everyone would go to in order to get their support and backing. Personal demands, problems and ambitions derailed what was supposed to be an innovation never seen in New York State politics.

You should also know that Senator Jeff Klein took the idea and studied the amigos’ mistakes and personal problems. He then perfected Carl’s and Pedro’s ideas to the fullest.

March 28, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

Enough is Enough

You should know that I join with President Obama and Leaders throughout the United States in the growing outrage of the February 26th killing of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed Black youth who lived in Florida.

According to the bare facts, even though George Zimmernam was told not to chase Trayvon Martin, he refused to obey the authorities, and shot and killed the 17-year old.

March 26, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

Gay marriage has backfired on the Democratic Party.

You should know that since Governor Andrew Cuomo pushed for gay marriage in the State of New York and convinced the Democratic Party in the Assembly and the Senate to follow his lead to legalize gay marriage, the Democratic Party in New York City has not won a single victory.

March 23, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By

State Senator Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District

(718) 991-3161

I am amazed at the double standard used by Governor Andrew Cuomo when he threatened the unions by saying “If you are linking political contributions to a specific vote, you might get a call from the Attorney General, the District Attorney or JCOPE.”

March 21, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

While speaking with State Senator José Peralta from Queens, I learned about a problem in which most of the Hispanic legislature, especially the leaders of Somos, have gotten into with the labor unions in New York State.

As you know, Somos is an activity celebrated every year in Albany and coordinated by the Hispanic legislators in order to create a “Hispanic Agenda in favor of the Hispanic Community.”

March 20, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

Senator Dean Skelos ate all of the candy…..He’s got #63.

In the latest negotiations for the New York State Senate district lines, Senator Dean Skelos has proven himself to be the smartest one of all.

March 19, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

God Hates Ugly and He is Watching

A few days ago, the New York State Attorney General conducted a press conference to announce that thanks to the good work of his office, he just indicted Mr. Clement Gardner, the chief fiscal officer of the Christian Community Benevolent Association for criminally directing payments to himself.

March 19, 2012
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