BP Diaz Hosts Italian Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, October 6, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo. Pictured are: Honorees Bronx County Public Administrator Frank C. Randazzo, Esq. and Owner of Sanitation Salvage Corp. Steven…

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…