New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will chair a Senate Committee on Aging Public Hearing on Thursday, May 14, at 250 Broadway, NYC, 19th Floor at 1:00 p.m. The hearing will accept oral and written testimony from the public regarding S.3340 (Diaz, et al), which seeks to fully fund the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for Home Delivered Meals for senior citizens.
Organized by Radio Vision Cristiana International and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, thousands of Hispanic religious believers will conduct a demonstration in front of the Manhattan Office of NYS Governor David Paterson, to protest the Governor's insistence in introducing homosexual marriage in the State of New York.
This letter is to express my strong opposition to the National Institute of Health (NIH) draft guidelines published on April 23, 2009 pursuant to Executive Order 13505 that would allow "funding for research using human embryonic stem cells that were derived from embryos created by in vitro fertilization (IVF) for reproductive purposes and were no longer needed for that purpose."
On Friday, April 24, 2009 at 12:00 noon, the newly elected Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., will join Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Mr. Sol Arker from the Arker companies, Ministers and community residents in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to inaugurate Reverend Ruben Diaz Gardens located at 967 Kelly Street, corner of Westchester Avenue in The Bronx.
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-NY) announced that over $6.2 million in funding restorations and additions for senior programs have been secured in the SFY 2009-2010 budget. These programs assist seniors with important services such as nursing home advocacy and comprehensive adult day services.
To the Honorable Tony Avella, Honorable Simcha Felder, Honorable Vincent Ignizio, Honorable Kenneth Mitchell, Honorable Eric Ulrich, Honorable James Vacca, Honorable Peter Vallone, and Honorable James Oddo:
On Friday, April 3, 2009 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., SenNet TV will broadcast the Committee on Aging Public Hearing chaired by New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx), that was held on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 in Albany. The purpose of this hearing was to receive oral and written testimony on Senate Bill 1645 which creates the New York State Prescription Medication Cost Containment Program.
I write to inform you that together with Senate Majority Leader, Malcolm Smith, and the other Senators, we have submitted a plan to resolve the fiscal deficit of $1,128 billion dollars in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).