BP DIAZ SUPPORTS LIBRARIES IN LATEST CAPITAL BUDGET

Borough President Diaz will provide Bronx libraries with $640,000 in capital funding through his FY2020 budget.“Our libraries are an important resource for learning and community building, and I have always been proud to support our public library system through my capital budget,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “The New York Public Library provides critical services…

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BP DIAZ PROVIDES $600K FOR REGIONAL FOOD HUB

‘The Hub’ in Hunts Point will expand healthy food options, provide opportunities for local farmers and create new jobs, in partnership with GrowNYC Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that he will provide $600,000 in capital funding to expand healthy eating options and create new jobs in the food industry. As part of…

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NYC PARKS UNVEILS NEW BRONX RIVER PARK DOG RUN

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined Assembly Member Nathalia Fernandez, Council Member Mark Gjonaj, former Council Member James Vacca, representatives from the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association, and members of the community to cut the ribbon on the new Bronx River Park Dog Run. “We at NYC Parks love our furry friends, and think…

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TESTIMONY OF BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Proposed Amendments to the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status

I am writing to state my strong opposition to this proposed rule. Evicting families living in public housing solely because some members of the household are undocumented is unnecessarily cruel, would cost the federal government millions of dollars and would not make a dent in the affordable housing crisis. More than 400,000 residents live in…

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