STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: President Trump’s Actions on Temporary Protected Status

“The Trump Administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for thousands of refugees from El Salvador, Haiti and Nicaragua is cruel and unnecessary. “To turn our backs on hundreds of thousands of people that have built their life here and have made great contributions to this nation without offering a real alternative is madness,…

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…

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…

FIVE-BOROUGH BIKE SHARE: MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES NYCDOT PLANS TO EXPAND PUBLIC BIKE SHARE WITH NEW “DOCKLESS” TECHNOLOGY

FIVE-BOROUGH BIKE SHARE: MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES NYCDOT PLANS TO EXPAND PUBLIC BIKE SHARE WITH NEW “DOCKLESS” TECHNOLOGY City will review and select ideas to complement Citi Bike system by bringing bike sharing to more outer-borough neighborhoods, including in the Bronx and on Staten Island NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the NYC Department…