BP Diaz Calls for SNAP/EBT Online Tech Advancements

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a letter to Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, urging his agency to adopt rules making it easier for consumers to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) benefits online using Electronic Benefit Transfers (EBT) cards. “As we work to change habits and…

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BP Diaz Allocates more than $3 Million in Housing Funds

FY 2017 Capital Funds will help create more than 800 new affordable units across The Bronx Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has allocated more than $3 million in capital funds for seven housing developments across The Bronx, creating more than 800 new affordable units in neighborhoods across The Bronx. “Keeping this borough affordable through…

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NYCEDC Seeks New Tenant for Hunts Point Food Distribution Center

RFP Seeks Food-Related Businesses for 27K SF Industrial Space at Hunts Point This Is The First Phase Of Mayor De Blasio’s Commitment Towards Investing $150 Million To Fortify And Modernize The Hunt Point Market New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified food manufacturing,…

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Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million to Expand Urban Youth Jobs Program and Launches Statewide Pre-Apprenticeship Job Program for Construction Trades

Governor Highlights Impact of Summer Youth Employment Program and Unemployment Strikeforce Initiative Announcements Build on Momentum of Governor’s Successful Initiatives to Address Unemployment in The Bronx and Across the State Bronx Unemployment Rate Down to 6.1% in May, Lowest Figure in 15 Years Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an additional $30 million in funding…

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