Entries by Tim Dunn

UJP Launches Unite NY Effort

Bold New Initiative Seeks to Embrace the Moderate Voters Left Behind by Both Major Parties The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced a major effort to embrace non-partisan problem solving and allowing a new path for the millions of moderate New York State voters to engage in the process with Unite NY. Following a rapidly […]

Media Coverage of UJP Leadership

Great story about the new UJP leadership team. We’ve got a great team in place to build significant momentum in 2021. From last week’s press release, today’s Daily Gazette has this to say about our team. You can review the impressive background of each member of our leadership team here.

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UJP Launches Bipartisan Legislative Caucus

UJP Announces the Upstate Jobs Caucus in Legislature to focus on common sense, bipartisan solutions to problems facing Upstate New York Albany, NY – The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced the creation of the new bipartisan Upstate Jobs Caucus in the New York State legislature.  This new caucus includes Republicans and Democrats alike, uniting […]

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Football, Bruce Springsteen and Unity

If you’re like us, you watched every second of the Big Game on Sunday, enjoying a not just the game and the food, but the commercials!  And no commercial from yesterday landed with as much authority than Jeep’s ad featuring Bruce Springsteen.    Take a look here: The Boss shared a message that really resonated with […]

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New York Must Unite To Recover

As we watched today’s Inauguration of President Joe Biden, it’s difficult to shake the horrific events that transpired just two weeks ago.  The events of January 6, 2021 will be forever seared into our collective memories as an historically distressing event in American history.  The visuals of an angry mob storming our nation’s Capitol and […]

UJP Claims Strong Election Night Victory

With the 2020 election being one like none other, UJP celebrated victory! We went into the night with a strong bipartisan slate across the State, based on our platform. In total, UJP had endorsed 19 candidates in the Hudson Valley, Capital Region, Mohawk Valley, Central New York, Southern Tier, and Western New York. When the […]

For State Lawmakers, Secrecy May Pay…Literally

Just in case you weren’t totally fed up with Albany yet, take a look at this most recent post from our friends at the Empire Center. The bottom line is that State Lawmakers may be in line for yet another giant pay raise…but we won’t get to know that until after the election! That’s right […]

Why UJP Thinks Public Money Going to Private Companies is a Bad Idea

UJP has some core tenets or things we truly believe in. We’re a new political organization, so that’s a pretty important. We often talk about stemming the outflow of our talent in Upstate, and achieving meaningful growth and success by enabling the innovation economy. However too often, political leaders think growing the innovation economy means […]

UJP Endorses CNY Jobs Champion Al Stirpe

Independent Political Organization Rounds Out Bipartisan Team of Candidates in CNY by Endorsing Al Stirpe for Assembly Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced another major 2020 endorsement in Central New York, endorsing Assemblyman Al Stirpe for reelection.  In recent years, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, State Senator Bob Antonacci, and Onondaga County Executive […]