PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2010
JEWISH ORGANIZATION TO HONOR SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ AS PUBLIC SERVANT CHAMPION
On Friday, February 5, 2010, the Bronx Jewish Community Council will honor Senator Rubén Díaz with the title of Public Servant Champion of the Bronx. The Bronx Jewish Community Council will offer this homage to Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz in recognition of his struggle, commitment and dedication to the Bronx, the State of New York and the Jewish community.
January 19, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact: Senator Rubén Díaz 718-496-4793
State Senator Rubén Díaz to Senators Smith and Sampson:“Let Governor Paterson’s Race to the Top LegislationCome to the Floor for a Vote”
January 19, 2010 State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz today called on Senate President Malcolm Smith and Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson to allow Governor David Paterson’s “Race to the Top” bill to come to the Senate floor for a vote.
New York State Senator Ruben Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus today sent a letter to Congressman José Serrano requesting that he review the lack of state representation in the recently created National Museum of the American Latino.
Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr., New York State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Affinity Health Plan and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, will be celebrating the visit of the Three Kings. The first 1000 children, between the ages of 1 and 9 years of age, will receive a free gift.
Hunger A Tragic Reality For Too Many Senior Citizens
The Meals on Wheels Association of America released a report yesterday documenting the tragic reality of hunger among senior citizens. “Senior Hunger in the United States: Differences Across States and Rural and Urban Areas” reveals the tragic reality that hunger and malnutrition continue to be significant problems for older Americans.
Knowing how difficult these times are for our senior citizens, State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. has arranged for two thousand (2,000) senior citizens in his senatorial district to receive one turkey each.
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will distribute book bags to the first 300 children who attend the Family Day festivity on Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 3:00 pm at the Rock Garden located at East 174th Street and Longfellow Avenue in The Bronx. This family event has been organized by Reverend Joel Bauza, Pastor of the Calvary Church on E. 174th Street.
On Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 10:00am New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will welcome Bill Thompson as a special guest at a meeting with the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization. This meeting will take place at the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue, between Jennings and Freeman Streets in The Bronx.
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) is insisting that Senate Bill S27B, which he has co-sponsored, no longer remain stalled in the Assembly. S27B requires the installation of ignition interlock devices for all persons convicted of driving while intoxicated.
First, it is disappointing to hear Senate Conference President John Sampson saying that he is putting together an independent and impartial Senate Committee to investigate Senator Hiram Monserrate and at the same time sending a message to the committee members by stating “As a father and as a husband, I am not only angry, I am also pissed off”. That statement alone may be interpreted as a direct order to the committee to “get Monserrate”.
New York Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 11am to oppose the continuous harassment of push cart vendors and the destruction of their personal property by four New York City agencies. The press conference will be held at the Office of Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz located at 900 Rogers Place (Southern Boulevard and East 163rd Street) in The Bronx.
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) is incensed by Governor Paterson’s outline of proposed State Budget cuts that will sever 20% of the Meals on Wheels Program. Despite the thousands of seniors who remain on the Meals on Wheels waiting list, the Governor has recommended that even less seniors receive the one meal a day.