Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Investigation into the death of Deborah Danner

“Following Tuesday’s NYPD shooting and the tragic death of Deborah Danner, I called on New York State Attorney General to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident, in the interests of fairness and impartiality. “Attorney General Schneiderman’s review of the statute finds that his office does not have jurisdiction over the incident. Attorney General Schneiderman’s commitment…

BP Diaz Hosts Italian Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, October 6, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo. Pictured are: Honorees Bronx County Public Administrator Frank C. Randazzo, Esq. and Owner of Sanitation Salvage Corp. Steven…

Goveror Cuomo Announces Transformational Plan to Reimagine New York’s Bridges and Tunnels for 21st Century

To Reduce Congestion, MTA’s 7 Bridges and 2 Tunnels in Metropolitan Region to Adopt Automatic, or “Open Road” Tolling to Increase Traffic Flow for Millions of Travelers – Eliminating MTA Toll Booths To Combat Emerging Security Threats, Surge in Security Personnel to Take Effect at All Crossings, Plus Installation of State-of-the-Art Cameras and Sensors to…

Statement from Borough President Diaz  RE: Altice Announcement on Faster Broadband Speeds in The Bronx

“The introduction of faster internet speeds by Altice USA is a major step forward for Optimum customers in the Bronx,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “We are pleased to witness Altice USA’s commitment to our borough’s connectivity needs and we look forward to an on-going partnership and the continued delivery of quality telecommunications…