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New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Salutes US Armed Forces

May 2, 2011

For Immediate Release

 

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Salutes US Armed Forces

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement:

“Like all Americans who watched President Obama announce the death of Osama Bin Laden, I feel a great sense of patriotism.

May 2, 2011
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Letter Regarding Freedom Of Information Act request

April 19, 2011

Records Access OfficerNYC Department of Education52 Chambers Street, Room 308New York, New York 10007

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a follow up to my initial Freedom Of Information Act request that I sent to the Department of Education by email on Friday, April 15, 2011.

I am in receipt of a one-page letter dated January 3, 2011 which was the initial offer to Cathie Black by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  I also received a follow-up email note yesterday from Mr. Storelli-Castro summarizing the information. While his response is interesting, it is not a substitute for documents.

April 19, 2011
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Open Letter to Senate Majority Leader and President Pro-Tempore Dean Skelos

April 18, 2011

 

Senator Dean G. SkelosSenate Majority Leader and President Pro-Tempore 330 CAP Albany, New York 12247

Dear Majority Leader Skelos:

April 18, 2011
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Senator Reverend Díaz to Mayor Michael Bloomberg: “Don’t Fluff Off My Request

For Immediate ReleaseApril 15, 2011

Senator Reverend Díaz to Mayor Michael Bloomberg: “Don’t Fluff Off My Request”

April 18, 2011
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New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet

PRESS RELEASE

April 14, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet

This weekend, the Evangelical Church of New York City will celebrate the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization’s Annual Banquet.

This Saturday, April 16th at 12:00 PM in the banquet halls of Maestro’s Caterers located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, NY, more than 800 ministers and laypeople will gather to recognize the work of six distinguished personalities who have done phenomenal work for the church and their community.

(1)Rev. Dr. Rosa Silva – counselor, pastor, writer, lecturer, and wife of Dr. Kittim Silva Bermudez.

April 14, 2011
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Democrats and the Lost Opportunity for Affordable Housing

For Immediate Release
April 11, 2011

Democrats and the Lost Opportunity for Affordable Housing

April 12, 2011
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Lo Que Usted Debe Saber por el Reverendo Rubén Díaz

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

13 de abril de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

 

 

Lo Que Usted Debe Saber por el Reverendo Rubén Díaz

Este fin de semana la Iglesia Evangelica de la Ciudad de New York se viste de Gala en la Celebración del Banquete Anual de la Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York.

April 11, 2011
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April 8, 2011
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Are We One or Are We the Shame?

PRESS RELEASE

March 30, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Are We One or Are We the Shame?

This weekend, the Legislative Conference known as Somos Uno or “We are One”, which is comprised of all the Hispanic Legislators of the State Legislature, will gather in Albany, the State Capital to find ways in which Hispanic elected officials can protect, defend and stand up for the Hispanic community all across New York State.

This Conference of Somos Uno began its’ annual functions more than 30 years ago under the name Somos el Futuro or “We are the Future,”  under the guidance of the late Assemblyman Angelo del Toro.

March 31, 2011
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Somos Uno – o – Somos Una Vergüenza

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

30 de Marzo de 2011

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

Somos Uno – o – Somos Una Vergüenza

Este fin de semana la Conferencia Legislativa conocida como Somos Uno, compuesta de todos los Legisladores Hispanos de la Legislatura Estatal, se reunen en Albany, la capital del Estado para tratar, de acuerdo a sus lideres, la forma de como los oficiales Hispanos electos pueden proteger, defender y sacar la cara por los residentes Hispanos en todo el Estado de Nueva York.

March 31, 2011
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Lo Que Usted Debe Saber

29 de Marzo de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

 

Lo Que Usted Debe Saber

El presupuesto que el Gobernador del Estado de Nueva York Andrew Cuomo ha sometido para este año traerá consecuencias fatales para nuestra comunidad.

Aunque logramos restituir el dinero para mantener abierto los centros de ancianos y la amenaza de cerrar 105 centros de personas mayores de edad ya no es real, por otro lado en el presupuesto el Gobernador Cuomo pide un corte de 2.8 billones de dolares en los beneficios de medicaid.

March 29, 2011
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Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz Urges His Colleagues to Oppose Any Budget Without Rent Control

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement calling upon all of his Black and Hispanic colleagues in the Senate and in the Assembly to vote against any budget that does not include rent regulation.

“I am calling upon all of my colleagues in the Senate and the Assembly – especially my colleagues who are Black and Hispanic – to refuse to vote for any Budget without rent regulation protection. These protections limit rent and rent hikes that landlords can charge on more than a million apartments in New York.

March 28, 2011
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Senator Díaz Responds to NY Post - March 21, 2011

March 21, 2011

 

Ms. Candice M. Giove

NYPost

1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036-8790

 

Dear Ms. Giove:

Thank you for your article “See Spot owner run to class,” which was published in the NY Post on Sunday, March 20, 2011. It is always gratifying to receive acknowledgement when legislation is publicized. As you know, this year, I have introduced more than one hundred pieces of legislation, some of them dealing with solving the State’s fiscal crisis (see below).

March 21, 2011
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El Primer “Abrazo Garifuna en Nueva York”

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

17 de Marzo de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

 

El Primer “Abrazo Garifuna en Nueva York”

 

Bronx, NY – El Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz, junto al Caucus Puertorriqueño y Latino del Senado del Estado de Nueva York, celebrará el Primer “Abrazo Garifuna en Nueva York.” Este evento honrara las contribuciones de la comunidad Garifuna-Americana a la Ciudad de Nueva York.

 

Esta actividad, solamente es por invitación, se llevará acabo hoy Jueves, 17 de Marzo de 2011 en el Restaurante Maestros Caterer’s ubicado en el 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, New York de 7:00 pm a 12:00 am.

 

March 17, 2011
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First “Abrazo Garifuna in New York”

PRESS RELEASE

March 17, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

First “Abrazo Garifuna  in New York”

 

Bronx, NY-Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, in conjunction with The New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, will celebrate the First “Abrazo Garifuna in New York.”  This event will honor the contributions of the Garifuna-Americans to the fabric of New York City.  

 

March 17, 2011
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Fondos del Título XX Restaurado en Ley Presupuestaria del Senado

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

14 de marzo de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

March 14, 2011
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Title XX Funds Restored in Senate Budget Bill

March 14, 2011

For Immediate Release

Title XX Funds Restored in Senate Budget Bill

 

Albany, NY - State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz (SD 32) announced today that the New York State Senate has completely restored Title XX funding for discretionary programs in its one-house budget bill.

“I am pleased and grateful that Senator Skelos and the Senate Republicans, as well as my conference Leader John Sampson and the Senate Democrats, worked to ensure that this very important funding was restored,” stated Senator Díaz.

March 14, 2011
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