Governor Cuomo Leads Broad Delegation of Support in the Kickoff of the Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice to Raise the Minimum Wage

More than 2 Dozen Elected Officials and Advocates March to Raise Minimum Wage to $15/Hour in 2015 NYC Central Labor Council Labor Day Parade Governor Cuomo was today joined by more than two dozen elected officials and advocates to kick off the Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice while marching in the 2015 NYC Central…

Elected Officials Issue Report on Kingsbridge/Broadway Business Corridor

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announces the release of a new report outlining proposed improvements to the Kingsbridge/Broadway business corridor during a press conference on West 231st Street and Godwin Terrace on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Pictured are (l to r): Farrah Rubin, Kingsbridge-Riverdale-Van Cortlandt Development Corporation; Sergio Villaverde, chairperson of the economic development…

BP Diaz Blasts NYCHA Housing Proposal

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is raising serious concerns over a proposal by the New York City Housing Authority to develop open green spaces between existing buildings at city housing projects. “The tenants of NYCHA should not be treated like second-class citizens,” said Borough President Diaz. “Despite the assertions of NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye,…