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Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo releases the following statement on his selection, by Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, to Chair the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force February 2, 2015 Albany, New York – Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo, the Chair of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, today released the following statement on his new leadership appointment. […]

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La Comisión Legislativa de Afroamericanos, Puertorriqueños, Hispanos y Asiáticos publica el informe anual del estado de Nueva York “Las prioridades del pueblo” en medio de las negociaciones presupuestarias March 9, 2015 En medio de las negociaciones presupuestarias, la Comisión Legislativa de Afroamericanos, Puertorriqueños, Hispanos y Asiáticos (BPHA, por sus siglas en inglés) de la Legislatura […]

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While Rochester, New York ranks 2nd in the nation for the number of children living in poverty, new data shows that from Buffalo to Newburg poverty rates closing in on 60% March 20, 2015 Albany, New York – Calling it “a plague spreading across our State,” Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, chair of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic […]

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The New York State Assembly/Senate Puerto Rican & Hispanic Task Force received this Certificate of Appreciation from the members of the Statewide Campaign to Preserve New York’s Foreclosure Prevention Services Program. Members of the Task Force wants to express our gratitude to the Statewide Campaign to Preserve New York’s Foreclosure Prevention Services Program for your […]

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Health care and access to health care are generally poorest for racial and ethnic minorities. As the U.S population become more racially and ethnically diverse, disparities in our health care system still reflect inefficiencies, ineffectiveness, and inequalities. The deadliest disease in America lies in the minds and societal norms that allow racism at the individual, […]

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Foreclosure Crisis in New York State The New York State Assembly/Senate Puerto Rican and Hispanic Task Force met with representatives from Legal Services NYC, Neighborhood Works Alliance and Better Neighborhoods to discuss the foreclosure crisis in our state and how the budget cut may lead to more homeowners losing their home. Watch the video below […]

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     CONTACT: Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force January 26, 2012                                               prhtf@assembly.state.ny.us / 518-455-3821 827-A LOB, Albany, New York 12248 White House Representatives Meet With NYS Assembly Puerto Rican and Hispanic Task Force White House representatives Dr. Jaime R. Torres, Regional Director of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services and Dennis O. […]

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On January 24, Assemblyman Felix W. Ortiz, Chairman of the New York State Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force  and the Executive Members of the New York State Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force welcome guest speakers Mr. Jaime Torres (President Obama’s appointee for Regional Director -Region II of the U.S Dept of Health and Human Services), and Mr. […]

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