Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Asks: "Who Authorized $376,464?"
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) issued the following statement after release of a report that his colleagues in the Senate spent in $376,464 in legal fees to oust Hiram Monserrate from office last year.
State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Bishop Fernando Rodriguez, president of the Latin American Chaplains Association, Pedro Espada, Jr., patients, clergy and civic leaders, other elected officials, and medical staff and health vendors will hold a unity press conference and rally in support of the Soundview Healthcare Network, emphasizing the importance of the network’s four medical facilities to the health care of tens of thousands of Bronx residents, families, children and senior citizens.
WHERE: Soundview Health Center, 731 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY
Senator Diaz to Governor Cuomo: Your Lieutenant Governor is Getting Stripped of Power!
New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement today in response to legislation introduced today by Senate Republicans and supported by five Democrats that would remove a constitutional provision that the lieutenant governor shall act as governor when the governor leaves the state:
“I am surprised that Governor Andrew Cuomo is sitting idle while the Senate Republicans - along with the help of five Senate Democrats – continue to strip the Lieutenant Governor of his constitutional powers.
La Coalición Latinoamericana de Consules en New York (CLACNY) visitará el Condado del Bronx a invitación del Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz Presidente de el Caucus de Senadores Hispanos del Estado de New York.
Albany, NY- State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. today called on the Legislature to pass the Keep Excellent and Effective Professionals in the classroom (KEEP) Act (S.95), which would ensure that the City’s most effective teachers are not laid off in the event of massive budget cuts as is widely anticipated.
Two years ago, Senators Hiram Monserrate, Pedro Espada, Carl Kruger and I formed a group that we called the Four Amigos. We met frequently – not in secret- all believing in transparency in government. We discussed how, as Democrats serving in the Senate Majority, we could initiate much needed change in the Senate to help our constituents. As Senators representing areas with growing Hispanic populations, we knew that our mission was long overdue.