Robert J. Rodriguez
|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 68th district
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Adam Clayton Powell IV|
April 11, 1976 |
East Harlem, New York
|Residence||East Harlem, New York|
|Alma mater||Yale University
New York University
Rodriguez was born and raised East Harlem. He attended P.S. 112, River East Elementary School, Isaac Newton Middle School, and Cardinal Hayes High School. Rodriguez has a B.A. degree in history and political science from Yale University and an M.A. degree in finance from New York University.
Prior to being elected to the New York State Assembly, Rodriguez served as the chairman for Manhattan Community Board 11. Rodriguez is the son of the former City Councilman, Robert Rodriguez.
Arrested for DUI
On June 4, 2013, Rodriguez was arrested in upstate New York and charged with driving while intoxicated (DUI). According to the Colonie Police Department, Rodriguez was driving erratically and dangerously, failed several field sobriety tests, and had "watery, bloodshot eyes and slow speech."
- "Legislative Preview: Meet The New Members". The Capitol. Manhattan Media. January 6, 2011. Retrieved March 13, 2011.
- "Robert J. Rodriguez: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 13, 2011.
- New York Daily News, East Harlem state assemblyman busted for DUI adds to Albany Shame Retrieved 06-26-2013
- New York Times, 06-05-2013 Retrieved 06-26-2013
|New York Assembly|
Adam Clayton Powell IV
|New York State Assembly, 68th District