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…

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. before the New York City Council Committee on Courts and Legal Services RE: Intro 214-A/Right to Counsel

September 26, 2016 Good morning. I am very happy to be here today, with so many of my colleagues in government and so many of my constituents, to voice my support for Intro 214-A, which would provide the most vulnerable among us with free legal representation in housing court.  There is an undeniable homelessness crisis…

Council Members Levine and Gibson, Joined by Advocacy Groups, Hold Hearing on the Right to Counsel for Low-Income Tenants in Housing Court

Former NYS Chief Judge Lippman, NYC Comptroller Stringer, NYC Public Advocate  James, and dozens of other elected officials and advocacy groups attended to testify and show their support for the bill, which has also been endorsed in a recent editorial by the New York Times New York, NY – Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson held…

SBH Health System, L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners Break Ground On New Wellness and Affordable Housing Project

Bronx, NY—SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital), L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners joined New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and Wells Fargo today to break ground on a new $156 million, mixed-use development on the SBH Health System campus that incorporates…