Comptroller Stringer Announces Reforms to Equip City with 21st Century Technology

Revises Comptroller’s Directive 10 to update minimum useful life for information technology Sets standards to enable City to acquire tablets and state-of-the-art cloud computing using capital funds (New York, NY) — New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today released a revision to Comptroller’s Directive 10 to ensure that New York City government is equipped with…

BP DIAZ FIGHTS FOR INCREASED MWBE PARTICIPATION IN NEW YORK CITY’S PENSION FUND

Two resolutions introduced today would require the NYCERS to significantly increase its business with Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises This morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will introduce two resolutions designed to increase diversity at the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), which administers the retirement benefits for over 350,000 members, by increasing…

BP DIAZ KICKS-OFF BRONX WEEK 2019

Announces the induction of singer-songwriter Regina Spektor, Boxing champion Iran Barkley and planetary scientist Carolyn Porco to the 2019 Bronx Walk of Fame Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was joined by proud Bronxites and Bronxites-at-heart today for the official kick-off of “Bronx Week 2019” at The Lit. Bar, a newly-opened independent bookstore in Mott Haven. During…

Borough President Diaz Jr.’s testimony at New York State Assembly Housing Committee hearing to protect New York City’s renters

New York is facing an ongoing affordable housing crisis. It is our responsibility as elected leaders to enact policies that will maintain the existing affordable housing stock, create new affordable housing, and prevent as many New Yorkers as possible – from our most vulnerable residents to our middle class – from becoming homeless or being…