Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order to Expand Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act

“I am thrilled with Mayor de Blasio’s executive order to expand the ‘Fair Wages for New Yorkers’ Act. Today’s announcement is a victory for the hard working people of the Bronx and the City of New York.  The mayor’s executive order will benefit thousands of workers, covering employees of commercial tenants in development projects that…

Getting Guns off the Street

Bronx D.A., NYPD to Hold Gun Buyback September 20th Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson announces a “Cash for Guns” day – Saturday, September 20th — done in partnership with NYPD Commissioner William Bratton and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., along with the pastors of three Bronx churches where the buybacks will take place. “It…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: US Department of Education Awards Hostos Community College Title V Grant

“I would like to congratulate Hostos Community College for receiving a $2.6 Million Title V Grant award from the United States Department of Education. “Receiving an award of this magnitude recognizes Hostos’ leadership in providing quality education to students from diverse backgrounds. This grant will help Hostos Community College further its commitment in providing an…