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…

Borough President Diaz kicks off Savor The Bronx.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ KICKS OFF 9th ANNUAL ‘SAVOR THE BRONX’ RESTAURANT WEEK

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today celebrated the start of the 9th Annual “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week at Seis Vecinos, a family-operated restaurant in Longwood serving Central American Cuisine with an emphasis on Honduran gastronomy. “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week is produced by The Bronx Tourism Council and takes place from January 6th…

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…