Parker Congratulates Borough President-elect Ruben Diaz, Jr.

Kevin S. Parker

April 22, 2009

"I congratulate my colleague and friend upon his election as Bronx Borough President."

"Ruben is a bright and thoughtful leader, a persistent advocate for smart solutions in these difficult times. As Borough President he will serve those who need government the most, ensure access to critically needed services, and will continue the effort to improve the quality of life in all of the communities in the Bronx."

"We will miss Ruben in Albany, but I wish him the best in his continuing career of service to his constituents and his community."