JOINT STATEMENT FROM ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARCOS CRESPO, ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARITZA DAVILA AND BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELEASE OF DISASTER AID FUNDING TO PUERTO RICO

“This morning we learned that the Trump Administration has belatedly agreed to provide some of the funding that Congress already authorized to help Puerto Rico repair the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. “This news comes as we and Governor Cuomo are wrapping up one of many trips we have taken together to the island to…

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF SHERIDAN BOULEVARD PROJECT, REUNITING NEIGHBORHOODS AND PROVIDING DIRECT ACCESS TO BRONX RIVER WATERFRONT AND PARKLAND FOR RESIDENTS AND VISITORS

$75 Million Project is Part of Unprecedented $1.8 Billion State Investment in the South Bronx Governor Also Announces Landmark $1.7 Billion Project to Provide Direct Access to Hunts Point Market Now Underway Initial $598 Million Phase One Will Construct New Ramps to Edgewater Road, Replace Bridges, Improve Intersection of Bruckner Boulevard and Hunts Point Avenue…

TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. Before the New York City Council Committee on Women and Gender Equity

RE: Gender Equity in NYC: Access, Resources, and Support for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming New Yorkers November 27, 2019 I would like to start by saying that Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) New Yorkers are very fortunate to live in a city that provides robust anti-discrimination protections. Moreover, New York City is home to some…

BP DIAZ & HARRIS COUNTY JUDGE LINA HIDALGO PLACE FRIENDLY WAGER ON RESULT OF HOUSTON ASTROS-NEW YORK YANKEES ALCS SERIES

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Harris County (Texas) Judge Lina Hidalgo have placed a friendly wager, as the New York Yankees get set to take on the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) American League Championship Series (ALCS). Borough President Diaz Jr., a Bronxite who grew up emulating former New York Yankees…

BP DIAZ RESOLUTION TO INCREASE MWBE PARTICIPATION IS APPROVED BY NYCERS PENSION FUND

Borough President Diaz introduced a resolution that would empower New York City’s pension fund to bring more Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises before the Board for selection as asset managers. Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. introduced and passed a resolution in his role as a trustee of the New York City Employees Retirement…