BP Diaz Calls on PBA President to Apologize

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today sent a letter to Patrick J. Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, asking that he apologize for his union’s distribution of a petition urging police officers to preemptively disinvite both Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to their funerals if they are killed…

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Statements from Borough Presidents Adams, Brewer, Diaz, Katz and Oddo on their FCRC Vote to Expand Public WiFi Access in New York City

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.: “Throughout this process my office, my colleagues in the other boroughs and Comptroller Scott Stringer raised serious concerns about the proposed ‘LinkNYC’ WiFi program. We are grateful to this administration, especially the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, for listening to our concerns and working with our offices to…

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Comptroller Stringer and Borough Presidents Diaz, Adams, Brewer, Katz and Oddo Call for Five Borough Broadband Bill of Rights on Public Wi-Fi Agreement

On Wednesday, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. along with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo outlined a Five Borough Broadband Bill of Rights to improve Internet speeds across the…

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Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: World AIDS Day

“Today, December 1, we recognize World AIDS Day.  I want to take this opportunity to remind Bronxites, and in fact all New Yorkers, that knowing your status is incredibly important, and is the best way to combat HIV/AIDS.  When you visit your doctor or healthcare provider, take a moment and get tested.  Everyone should take…

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BP Diaz Issues ‘LinkNYC’ Wi-Fi Report

In a new report Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling on the City to pursue an environmentally-friendly component to the new, free wireless network, LinkNYC, announced by Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) last week. The new system, which will replace existing public pay telephones with devices to create the world’s fastest…

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Borough President Diaz, AT&T Host Celebration at Yankee Stadium for Borough President’s Cup Little League Players and their Families

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Marissa Shorenstein, New York State President, AT&T, join team members of the Bronx Bombers in a show of borough pride at Borough President Diaz’s annual Borough President’s Cup brunch and award ceremony, held at the Yankee Stadium Hard Rock Café on Sunday, November 23, 2014. AT&T Presents Little…

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