Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Conviction of Assembly Member Eric Stevenson

“Today’s conviction of Assembly Member Eric Stevenson closes an unfortunate chapter in our borough’s history. “As I have made crystal clear in the past, our borough and our city require and deserve honest, corruption free government. The public must have faith in its elected leaders, and the deplorable actions of Assembly Member Stevenson should not…

NYCEDC Announces Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market Commits to Stay in the Bronx Until At Least 2021

Seven Year Extension Will Keep one of the World’s Largest Wholesale Produce Markets and Approximately 3,000 Jobs in the Bronx Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball today announced that the Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market has exercised a seven year lease renewal option, which commits the market to…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: City Council Approval of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center

“After years of hard work and advocacy by elected officials, community organizations, our community board and the people of the Bronx, I am thrilled to see that the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory will finally become a reality. “Today’s vote of the City Council represents the final hurdle cleared for the Kingsbridge National Ice Center…

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the City Council’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee On the Kingsbridge Armory

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the City Council’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee On the Kingsbridge Armory December 5th, 2013 Good morning, Chairperson Weprin and the members of the City Council’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee, I am Ruben Diaz Jr., Borough President of the Bronx. I am here today to offer my…