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BP Diaz Unveils His Office's New Website

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today unveiled his office’s newly revamped website.

 

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Christopher Columbus: Score One For Italian Americans

Democratic Borough President of Bronx Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently explained in the New York Post, why he is proudly marching in the Columbus Day Parade....
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Dr. Scott Noren On The “Money To Entities” Announcements By Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) NY

Senator Gillibrand, along and other Congressional incumbents, travel to New York municipalities during reelection cycles announcing federal grants to local municipal entities like fire and police departments....
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Officials Suspect Russia Used U.N. Facilities to Impact 2016 Election

Richard Zablauskas’s cat was stuck in a tree—a tree that belonged to his neighbors, who he believed were Russian spies....
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The Top Secret Primary For Bronx Borough President

This time last year many political prognosticators thought it likely that Ruben Diaz Jr. would be on the 2017 Democratic primary ballot along with Mayor de Blasio. And that’s exactly where he will be on Tuesday—except instead of making noise as a challenger to the sitting mayor making a bid to be the first Latino in City Hall, Diaz will be seeking re-election to his current post....
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Bronx Pols Seek To Boot Sexual Predators From Family Shelters

A group of Bronx lawmakers want sex offenders out of city shelters. ...
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In Bronx, Young Progressives Challenge Establishment Dem

One City Council race in Bronx pits a group of young progressives challenging a conservative Democratic senator from the old guard of Bronx politics....
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The New York In China Center Leads The US "New Majority Alliance" Delegation To China

With the support of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York, the New York in China Center has been invited by the All China Federation of Industry and Commerce to lead the US "New Majority Alliance" delegation in visits to Beijing, Xi'an, and Shanghai from September 8th to 17th....
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Bronx Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj Is Trying To Spend His Way Onto The City Council

City Council candidates typically promote themselves by knocking on doors, speaking at candidate forums, and sending campaign mail — repeatedly — to the addresses of people they think will definitely vote. What they cannot ever afford to do is run a television commercial in a market as prohibitively expensive as New York City....
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Bronx Council Candidate Corners Beauty Salon Vote

Juana Blanco, owner of the Continental Beauty Salon in Fordham Heights, is not interested in politics. She lets pretty much anyone post signs on the salon window, including the campaign poster for councilman hopeful Randy Abreu....
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Statement From BP Ruben Diaz Jr.

RE: Trump Administration's Repeal of DACA....
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Attorney General Schneiderman & Gov. Cuomo: NY State Will Sue If President Trump Ends DACA Policy

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released the following statements regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy:...
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A Million-Dollar Council Race, In Bronx

Chances are, when you think of Bronx, you do not picture many of the neighborhoods that comprise Council District 13, where one of the more interesting races in the northern borough will take place on Primary Day, September 12, 2017....
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Bronx Family Worries Over Impending Trump DACA Decision

La Morada — an authentic Mexican restaurant in Bronx — has been a part of this community in Bronx since 2009....
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City Council Picks: Bronx

Bronx voters deciding the next occupant of two City Council seats soon to be vacated via term limits can be forgiven a sense of deja vu....
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Stop Dumping Homeless Shelters In Bronx, Assemblyman Demands In Lawsuit

The city must stop dumping homeless shelters, transitional homes and mental health treatment center in the borough, which already carries more than its share of the support services burden under city rules, a local assemblyman demanded in a lawsuit filed this week. ...
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Senator Klein And The IDC Have Seen The Light

You should know that on February 10, 2015 the Albany Times Union's Capitol Confidential reporter Matthew Hamilton published an article titled "IDC proposes banning outside incomes for legislators."...
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This Bronx Democratic Boss Still Commands Respect (And Cash)

In New York City, the backroom kingmaker is a dying breed. County leaders and their party organizations are losing clout. Pharaonic bureaucrats like Robert Moses are no more. ...
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Bronx Pol Blasts New Travel Ban

Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda blasted President Trump on for his new executive order focusing on banning immigrants from several predominantly Muslim countries....
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Bronx Stands United Against Hate

Residents, political and religious leaders came out to denounce the recent wave of hate attacks against both the Jewish and Muslim communities across the nation....
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Political Correctness Is Eroding Our Constitutional Rights

You should know that this Great Country of ours is a magnet for all the peoples of the world for several reasons, one being that it is “The Home of the Free.” A bastion of liberty, and opportunity. That is what makes this country great. But lately our freedoms are eroding and disappearing little by little.
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Watch BP Ruben Diaz JR’s “State Of The Borough” 2019

The borough’s achievements and goals took center stage as Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered the 2019 "State of the Borough" address from H.E.R.O. High School/The Samuel Gompers Campus. Bronx residents and others can experience it all with rebroadcasts of the entire speech, on BronxNet.
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Attorney General James Announces Election Day Hotline To Protect Voter Access During Tuesday’s Special Election

Attorney General Letitia James announced that the Attorney General’s Office will conduct an Election Day Hotline during Tuesday’s Special Election for New York City Public Advocate. The hotline will be available to troubleshoot and resolve a range of issues encountered by voters at their poll sites.
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BP Diaz Launches “Camp Junior” At His Annual ”State Of The Borough” Address

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the founding of “Camp Junior” at Harriman State Park during his annual “State of the Borough” address, his tenth since taking office in 2009.
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State Of The Borough Address 2019

The public is invited to attend the State Of The Borough Address 2019, presented by BP Ruben Diaz Jr.
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Silent No More

For decades I have often heard how intolerant we people of faith are. This sentiment has been hurled at us especially by the gay community.
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The New Inquisition On Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz

Even though we were born - more or less - at the same time, Rubén Díaz father and I have notable differences. But we also have many coincidences. However, in spite of thisfact, we do not share common spaces on social media.

BP Diaz Jr. Talks Amazon

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was a guest on “The Joe Piscopo Show” on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
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My Future Political Options

You should know that rumor has it, because of my conservative philosophy, there are groups and organizations (including some of my closest political colleagues) getting together behind closed doors to prepare candidates to run against me in 2021.
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Cuomo Wants NY State To Legalize Abortions Up To The 9th Month

You should know that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s dangerous and radical abortion bill will give New York State the most extreme pro-abortion policy in the nation.

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Lisa Herndon

is a freelance multimedia journalist who reports on education, traffic & transportation and entertainment. She is currently a content curator living in the New York City area. Lisa is a former reporter at The Riverdale Press.