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WYSK: Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Last Minute Power Grab

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Last Minute Power Grab   by State Senator Rubén Díaz   You should know that in the eleventh hour, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has slipped language into the Budget that would allow him to take over […]

by · March 30, 2016 · What You Should Know
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WYSK: Our Black and Hispanic Children Remain Left Behind by NYC’s “Ivy League” SHSAT Schools

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Our Black and Hispanic Children Remain Left Behind by NYC’s “Ivy League” High Schools You should know that our Black and Hispanic children have little or no opportunity to be accepted […]

Current and former candidates for POTUS:  Donald J. Trump, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton.

WYSK: I Believe Jesse Jackson Won’t Mind…

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz  I Believe Jesse Jackson Won’t Mind You should know that on February 29, 2016, while I was flipping through television stations, I came across a story on “Fox News Insider” announcing […]

by · March 2, 2016 · What You Should Know
WYSK: Eliot Spitzer vs Hiram Monserrate

WYSK: Eliot Spitzer vs Hiram Monserrate

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx   Eliot Spitzer vs Hiram MonserrateYou should know that back in 2009, my friend and former New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate was accused of slashing his girlfriend […]

by · February 17, 2016 · Politics, What You Should Know
WYSK: George Pataki Is Unhappy

WYSK: George Pataki Is Unhappy

Ex-Governor George Pataki has joined the voices of those elected officials who are demanding for the name of Donald Trump to be removed from the parkland that Mr. Trump donated to the State of New York.

Sen. Rev. Diaz Urges Statewide IDNYC-Type Program

Sen. Rev. Diaz Urges Statewide IDNYC-Type Program

Diaz: “I believe it is time for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to also do something (ie, IDNYC) of this magnitude for all residents of New York State.”

WYSK: Kudos To Mayor Bill de Blasio

WYSK: Kudos To Mayor Bill de Blasio

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Kudos to Mayor Bill de Blasio You should know that I believe that we should give credit where credit is due, and because of that, I’m giving kudos to New York […]

by · January 25, 2016 · What You Should Know

WYSK: A Deal Is A Deal

What You Should Know By Senator Rev Rubén Díaz A Deal Is A Deal You should know that in this, my first What You Should Know column of 2016, I would like to talk to you about a donation and […]

by · January 15, 2016 · What You Should Know
Melissa Mark-Viverito is the WRONG Person to Teach American Values to Donald Trump

Melissa Mark-Viverito is the WRONG Person to Teach American Values to Donald Trump

Melissa Mark-Viverito is the WRONG Person to Teach American Values to Donald Trump by Sen. Ruben Diaz, Sr. You should know that Melissa Mark-Viverito, the Speaker of the New York City Council, is having an interfaith press conference on the […]

by · December 9, 2015 · What You Should Know
WYSK: Money, The Poor and The Homeless

WYSK: Money, The Poor and The Homeless

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Those Who Make Money Out of the Suffering of the Poor and the Homeless by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that there are many people who are making a lot of money out of […]

WYSK: Comptroller Scott Stringer Is Leaving The City Open To A Lawsuit

WYSK: Comptroller Scott Stringer Is Leaving The City Open To A Lawsuit

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx County   NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, NYC Department of Homeless Services, NYC Police Department, and Acacia Network are Opening Themselves Up for a Lawsuit   You should know […]

WYSK: Mayor Bill de Blasio Should Go Back and Spend another Night in a NYCHA Building

WYSK: Mayor Bill de Blasio Should Go Back and Spend another Night in a NYCHA Building

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx Mayor Bill de Blasio Should Go Back and Spend another Night in a NYCHA Building You should know that on July 20, 2013, when then New York City […]

by · November 13, 2015 · Op Ed, What You Should Know
WYSK: The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial

WYSK: The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz The Problem with Puerto Rico is its Status Colonial You should know that my beautiful Island of Puerto Rico, where I was born and grew up, is going through a very […]

NYS Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. , SD 32.

WYSK: Scott Stringer is Hurting the Homeless and the Needy

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx  Scott Stringer is Hurting the Homeless and the Needy You should know that there is an article titled EXPERTS SAY STRINGER’S REJECTION OF HOMELESS SHELTER CONTRACTS IS ‘ILLEGAL’ […]

WYSK: President Obama and Christian Persecution

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW  By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz  District 32 Bronx Senator Rev. Diaz on President Obama and Christian Persecution     Last night, I watched President Barack Obama speak on national television about the massacre at Oregon’s Umpwua […]