Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

“I applaud President Obama for taking action to offer assistance to undocumented immigrants, especially in the face of our nation’s currently dysfunctional immigration policies. While President Obama’s actions are a considerable step in the right direction, more must be done. Congress must act on legislation for comprehensive immigration reform. As President Obama’s actions today show,…

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Remarks of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at the New York Hispanic Cosmetology & Beauty Chamber of Commerce’s 4th Annual ‘Business, Cosmetology Licensing & Regulations Symposium’

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at the New York Hispanic Cosmetology & Beauty Chamber of Commerce’s 4th Annual “Business, Cosmetology Licensing & Regulations Symposium” at Lehman College on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. At the event, Borough President Diaz discussed his recently introduced legislation calling for the creation of a letter grading system for…

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BP Diaz, Marty Markowitz promote Bronx restaurants

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz perused the menu at Tin Marin in Riverdale as Marty Markowitz, the former Brooklyn Borough President and current vice president of borough promotion and engagement at NYC & Co., served as guest maître d’ on Friday, November 14, 2014. The event was designed by NYC…

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Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the Empire State Development Corporation RE: Freshdirect’s Proposed Relocation to The Bronx

Good evening. I testify today in favor of Freshdirect’s move to The Bronx, and in favor of the subsidy package the State has presented to the company. What we have in Freshdirect is an opportunity to expand a diverse economy in The Bronx, to create new jobs on an underutilized industrial waterfront, and to develop…

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