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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz will unveil a Computer Lab for Morrison/Lafayette Senior Center and A Sound System for Erma Cava Senior Center

PRESS RELEASE

September 9, 2010

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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz will unveil a Computer Lab  for Morrison/Lafayette Senior Center and A Sound System for Erma Cava Senior Center

Bronx, NY- As the Chair of the Aging Committee, Senator Rubén Díaz takes pride in helping meet the needs of the Senior Centers in his District as well as throughout the state.  On Friday, September 10, 2010  two senior centers in the Bronx will be receiving much needed equipment.

September 9, 2010
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Statement from Senator Rubén Díaz

September 7, 2010

For Immediate Release

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Statement from Senator Rubén Díaz

State Senator Rubén Díaz today released the following statement in response to a comment that was made by Senator Neil Breslin on September 1, 2010 at the College of Saint Rose.

“Senator Breslin is in no position to judge the ethical or legislative seriousness with which other members of the Senate take their jobs.  He stated that ‘we have to rid ourselves’ ...  of  ‘people who don't take their responsibilities either ethically seriously or legislatively seriously...’ then specifically mentioned Senator Espada, Hiram Monserrate, and myself.  His comment was unconscionable and uncalled for.

September 7, 2010
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Seniors say "Thanks"

Senator Rev. Ruben Díaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo celebrate with members of the Soundview Senior Center

September 1, 2010
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CELEBRATION OF REV. YIYE AVILA'S 80TH BIRTHDAY IN THE BRONX

Press Release

August 31, 2010

For Immediate ReleaseCELEBRATION OF REV. YIYE AVILA'S 80TH BIRTHDAY IN THE BRONXBronx, NY – Thousands of Hispanic Christians will gather in honor of Evangelist Yiye Avila.

August 31, 2010
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Letter from Senator Diaz to NYC DOT Commissioner

Speed hump needed immediately

 

August 30, 2010
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August 30, 2010
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Thank you, Senator Diaz

for saying "no" to more healthcare cuts.

August 25, 2010
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CARL PALADINO TO BREAK BREAD WITH HISPANIC MINISTERS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS

August 23, 2010

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August 24, 2010
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Senator Díaz Announces that Governor Paterson Signs Legislation to Provide Financial Relief to Retirement Communities

August 20, 2010

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Senator Díaz Announces that Governor Paterson Signs Legislation

August 20, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Gerson Borrero: Please Get Help

August 12, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Gerson Borrero:  Please Get Help.

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz issued the following statement about El Diario la Prensa journalist, Gerson Borrero:"Friends and constituents have approached me today to ask if Gerson Borrero suffers from delirium tremors or just extreme psychosis?

These remark have come on the heels of last night's performance by Gerson Borrero on NY1's Road to City Hall when he and Curtis Sliwa discussed my unification rally in Staten Island.

Apparently Gerson Borrero's outburst is causing great concern in our community.

August 12, 2010
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Senators Sampson and Díaz Announce Historic Funding

For Immediate Release

August 11, 2010

Senators Sampson and Díaz Announce Historic Funding For Senior Center Infrastructure Repair

Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson (19th SD) and Senator Rubén Díaz (32nd SD), Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Aging, today announced that twenty-five (25) Senior Centers throughout New York State would receive $545,000 in funding for capital improvements. 

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010
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Another Bad Moment for Staten Island

Another Bad Moment for Staten Island

by New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz 

For weeks, Staten Islanders have cried out for help for 9 Mexicans who were brutally assaulted in bias attacks. As the Chair of the Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus and as the President of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, I prepared for a prayerful demonstration to be held today against all manners of violence against ethnic groups.

August 10, 2010
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August 9, 2010
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MINISTERS AND LEGISLATORS AGAINST RACIAL ABUSE IN STATEN ISLAND

Bronx, NY – Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, is extending an invitation to a demonstration of solidarity against the racial abuse of Mexicans and immigrants in Staten Island.

The Ministers and Legislators will meet on the corner of Castleton Avenue and Simonson Place, in Staten Island, on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 11:30 a.m., where they will walk four blocks to the St. Phillips Baptist Church, located on 77 Bennett Street in Staten Island, to meet with Rev. Tony Baker, Sr.

August 5, 2010
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Morrison Avenue Music Festival

PRESS RELEASE

AUGUST 4, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Morrison Avenue Music Festival

Cano Estremera, Héctor Tricoche and Oro Sólido are some of the bands that will participate in the Morrison Avenue Festival in the Bronx.

This festival, which is being sponsored by the Hispanic Federation, Bronx Borough President, Rubén Díaz, Jr., Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, and community leader Luis Sepulveda, will be held on:

August 4, 2010
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Senator Rubén Díaz Announces Legislation to Increase Transparency

Press ReleaseJuly 29, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Rubén Díaz Announces Legislation to Increase Transparency

Albany, NY  State Senator Rubén Díaz announced today that he is introducing legislation to increase transparency regarding contributions given to elected officials.

“I am introducing legislation that will make it easier for the public to be informed about contributions that are given to their elected officials,” stated Senator Díaz.

July 29, 2010
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Condemns Killing of Unarmed Man

Press Release

July 29, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Condemns Killing of Unarmed Man

July 29 (Albany, NY) State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz. today condemned the killing of Defarra Gaymon,  in Branch Brook Park, Newark, New Jersey on July 21. Mr. Gaymon was unarmed when he was shot by an Essex County sheriff's detective.

“First, I want to send my condolences to Mr. Gaymon’s wife, four children and other family members on the sudden, tragic and unnecessary death of their loved-one,” said Senator Díaz.

“Second,” continued Senator Díaz, “I must, in no uncertain terms, condemn the killing of an innocent and unarmed man.”

July 29, 2010
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