JOINT STATEMENT FROM ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARCOS CRESPO, ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARITZA DAVILA AND BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELEASE OF DISASTER AID FUNDING TO PUERTO RICO

“This morning we learned that the Trump Administration has belatedly agreed to provide some of the funding that Congress already authorized to help Puerto Rico repair the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. “This news comes as we and Governor Cuomo are wrapping up one of many trips we have taken together to the island to…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL CHESS IN THE SCHOOLS TOURNAMENT

On December 17, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and Chess in the Schools co-hosted the Bronx Borough President’s Annual Chess Challenge at the Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall. More than 300 students from all over The Bronx participated in the tournament, which featured chess aficionados from grades 3-8 testing their skills…

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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF SHERIDAN BOULEVARD PROJECT, REUNITING NEIGHBORHOODS AND PROVIDING DIRECT ACCESS TO BRONX RIVER WATERFRONT AND PARKLAND FOR RESIDENTS AND VISITORS

$75 Million Project is Part of Unprecedented $1.8 Billion State Investment in the South Bronx Governor Also Announces Landmark $1.7 Billion Project to Provide Direct Access to Hunts Point Market Now Underway Initial $598 Million Phase One Will Construct New Ramps to Edgewater Road, Replace Bridges, Improve Intersection of Bruckner Boulevard and Hunts Point Avenue…

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TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. Before the New York City Council Committee on Women and Gender Equity

RE: Gender Equity in NYC: Access, Resources, and Support for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming New Yorkers November 27, 2019 I would like to start by saying that Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) New Yorkers are very fortunate to live in a city that provides robust anti-discrimination protections. Moreover, New York City is home to some…

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BP DIAZ & AT&T HOST ANNUAL YOUTH BASEBALL AWARDS EVENT

On Sunday, November 24, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and AT&T’s Director of New York City and Westchester External Affairs Robin White co-hosted a celebration for the youth baseball teams who participated in this year’s ninth annual “Borough President’s Cup” youth baseball tournament – Grand Slam Little League and Bronxchester Realtors. The celebration…

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