Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivers State of the Borough address

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. laid out his agenda for the year.

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. laid out his agenda for the year. (2/19/13)

THE BRONX - Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered his State of the Borough address, outlining the key issues he wants to tackle this year.

Speaking to a full auditorium at James Monroe High School, Diaz announced plans for a gun registry that would have a reporting requirement similar to a sex offender registry. He says anyone who commits a crime using a gun would be placed in a public online database.

The borough president also touted some of his accomplishments over the past year, including $1.5 billion in new investments and thousands of new jobs for The Bronx.  

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