BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ & COUNCIL MEMBERS TORRES & DEUTSCH PASS FIRE SAFETY LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE

Three New Bills Passed Unanimously by the City Council Will Promote Fire Safety, Prevention and Education Including the Installation of Stove Knob Covers NYC- Today, the full City Council passed three bills concerning fire safety, prevention and education introduced by Council Members Ritchie Torres and Chaim Deutsch at the request of Bronx Borough President Ruben…

GOVERNOR CUOMO LAUNCHES THE NY STANDS WITH PUERTO RICO RECOVERY AND REBUILDING INITIATIVE

GOVERNOR CUOMO LAUNCHES THE NY STANDS WITH PUERTO RICO RECOVERY AND REBUILDING INITIATIVE Deploys Tactical Assessment Team of State Experts and Labor, Non-Profit, Philanthropic and Academic Partners to Evaluate Reconstruction Needs and Develop a Rebuilding Roadmap Assessment Team Findings Will Inform the Strategic Deployment of Hundreds of SUNY and CUNY Student Volunteers and Skilled Workers…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CO-HOSTED ‘HOMELESS AWARENESS ROUNDTABLE’

On Monday, April 16, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Steven Banks, Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services, co-hosted a “Homeless Awareness Roundtable” with community board leadership and clergy members from across the borough. The day included a question and answer period with agency representatives and interactive…

As City Budget Talks Intensify, Largest Ever Coalition of Advocates Rallies for Fair Fares with Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Elected Officials 

As budget talks advance, the Riders Alliance and Community Service Society announced an expanded base of support, including 53 elected officials and 68 anti-poverty, transit, labor, homeless, civil rights and other advocates, calling on the City to fund half-price MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers City Hall–On Wednesday, April 11, an unprecedented coalition of New York City-based…