Thursday, February 25, 2016

Cuomo's 'Fight for Fifteen' Stops in the Bronx.

   On Tuesday Governor Andrew Cuomo's statewide tour started in Manhattan, and the second stop was the Madison Boys and Girls Club in the Bronx. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was the host for the event, and the photos below will tell the rest of the story.

Above - Governor Andrew Cuomo departs from his bus at the second stop of his statewide tour to get the Fifteen Dollar Minimum Wage the Madison Boys and Girs club on East 189th Street in the Bronx.
Below Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj brough Miss New York State with him, as Bronx democratic County Leader Assemblyman Marcos Crespo gets charged up before his big election win later in the night. State Senator Gustavo Rivera is preparing for his big endorsement in the 15th Congressional District a few hours later in the day. Yes that is the new Community Board #7 District Manager Andrew Sandler one row behind Miss New York State.

Above - Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. opened the event, with several words about how the Bronx has grown.
Below - Governor Andrew Cuomo had only words of praise for BP Diaz Jr. as he went into why he was for a fifteen dollar minimum wage.

  The front row was filled with elected officials such as New York State Attorney General Eric Schniderman, City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Congressman Charlie Rangel, and heads of the many unions.

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