STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Gov. Cuomo’s ‘State of the State’ Address

“In his speech today, Governor Cuomo outlined a clear progressive vision for protecting our most vulnerable citizens, continued economic development and job creation, a fairer criminal justice system, a more equitable educational system, greater infrastructure investment and a plan for addressing sexual harassment in New York State. “In the face of a hostile Washington, it…

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BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ SWORN IN FOR THIRD TERM

Today, Ruben Diaz Jr. was sworn in for his third full term as the 13th Bronx Borough President at a ceremony held at The Bronx County Building, Veterans’ Memorial Hall. Borough President Diaz first took office as Bronx Borough President in May 2009, and was reelected last year to serve his third and final term. Borough…

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BP DIAZ ISSUES ACTION PLAN FOR PUERTO RICO

A new report, titled “Left In The Dark” Outlines More than 25 steps the City, State and Federal Governments can take to assist Puerto Rico and its residents in the short and long term Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a new report, “Left In The Dark: An Action Plan for Puerto Rico’s…

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MARRICKA SCOTT-MCFADDEN NAMED DEPUTY BRONX BP

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today announced that Marricka Scott-McFadden would serve as the new Deputy Bronx Borough President, beginning in January 2018. “Marricka Scott-McFadden has decades of experience in both the public and private sector, and I am thrilled to welcome her voice to my administration,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL CHESS CHALLENGE

On December 19, 2017, 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 200 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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