Bronx Unemployment Falls to All-Time Low of 5.7%

Nearly 116K More Bronx Residents Are Employed Today Than When Borough President Diaz First Took Office The Bronx’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest number ever recorded in the modern era. Unemployment in The Bronx fell to 5.7 percent in March 2017, according to newly-released statistics from the New York State Department of Labor…

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Borough President Diaz & Council Member Koslowitz Partner on Self-Storage Data Legislation

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Queens City Council Member Karen Koslowitz have partnered on legislation to increase transparency in the self-storage industry in New York City. Council Member Koslowitz, who chairs the City Council’s Committee on State and Federal Legislation, has proposed legislation with Borough President Diaz that would require self-storage operators to…

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Borough President Diaz Helps Stop & Shop Deliver Hams

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. helps volunteers unload a tractor trailer full of hams on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in front of Stop & Shop Supermarket on East 174th Street in The Bronx. The supermarket chain donated 1,000 Easter hams to five Bronx social service agencies that provide assistance to Bronxites in need. Borough…

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BP Diaz Appears on ‘Today’s Verdict’ on BronxNet

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. appeared on “Today’s Verdict,” hosted by David Lesch, on Bronxnet. The two discussed Bronx and Citywide issues, including the borough president’s recent “State of the Borough” address and recently released “Bronx Annual Development Report.” Watch the complete show at http://bronxnet.org/tv/bronxlegal/9160-today-s-verdict-april-11th.

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Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: 2017-2018 State Budget

“Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature have passed a budget that not only brings our state serious criminal justice reforms, protections for our immigrant population and tuition relief for college students but also delivers for major capital priorities in The Bronx, such as the reimagining of the Sheridan Expressway and the future redevelopment…

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BP Diaz Reads at P.S. 294

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. reads “Mango, Abuela and Me” by Meg Medina to third graders at P.S. 294 on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The event was part of the Radio 103.9 FM Book Jam and the New York City Department of Education’s NYC Reads 365 campaign.

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BP Diaz Visits R.A.I.N.

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined members and staff at the R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Senior Center to celebrate the 101st birthday of neighborhood resident Ms. Sarah Turner. (l to r) Jane Arce-Bello, Executive Director, R.A.I.N.; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.; Ms. Sarah Turner; Sofia Reid, Program Director, R.A.I.N.…

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