BP DIAZ PROVIDES $7.3 MILLION TO BRONX SCHOOLS

With the new school year just beginning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that his office has provided $7.3 million in new capital funding to public schools in every corner of the borough, as part of his FY2020 capital budget allocations. “Our communities depend on public schools to provide our children with a…

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TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. BEFORE THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL RE: BOROUGH BASED JAILS SYSTEM

As delivered by Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden Good afternoon, and thank you for having me here today. My name is Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden, and I am here on behalf of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to discuss the de Blasio administration’s wrongheaded proposal to build a new jail in…

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BP DIAZ, AT&T & NY YANKEES HOST NINTH ANNUAL ‘BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S CUP’ BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

On Thursday, August 29, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s office, the New York Yankees and AT&T co-hosted the ninth annual “Borough President’s Cup” Little League Championship. Deputy Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden threw out the first pitch and opened the championship game between the Bronxchester Realtors and the Grand Slam Club that ended in…

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BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ TO HOST ‘OPIOID OVERDOSE CRISIS PUBLIC EDUCATION & RESPONDER TRAINING’ SESSION

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will be hosting an “Opioid Crisis Public Education & Responder Training” event, aimed at informing residents on how to save lives affected by this ongoing crisis. The event, taking place at the NYC Health + Hospital/Lincoln auditorium at 234 East 149th Street, The Bronx, is co-sponsored…

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New York Leaders Come Out In Support Of AG James Lawsuit Against Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule

Federal, State, City, and Community Leaders Across New York Join Fight for New York’s Immigrant Families NEW YORK – After New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit this morning against the Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule — which aims to deny green cards and visas to immigrants that use or have used government assistance…

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New Report ‘The Tale of Two Housing Markets’ Shows How Mayor de Blasio’s Housing Plan is Exacerbating Housing Crisis and Failing to Address Mass Homelessness in NYC

Homeless New Yorkers & Advocates Rally at City Hall for More Housing for the Homeless House Our Future NY Campaign Demands Construction of 24,000 New Apartments and Preservation of 6,000 More for Homeless New Yorkers NEW YORK, NY – The Coalition for the Homeless released a new report today, while rallying at City Hall with homeless…

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