Tag Archive for: Reform

Growing Legislative Support for Unite NY’s More Voices, More Choices Campaign

Nonpartisan Organization Hosts Lobby Event in State Capitol Advocating for Needed Election Reforms (Albany, NY) Unite NY, a non-profit, nonpartisan movement focused on reforming and improving New York State elections and government, kicked off its 2024 campaign with a whirlwind of activity. For two days, Unite NY members from the North Country, Central New York, […]

UNY in the News: More Voices, More Choices coverage on State of Politics

Our press release announcing the launch of the More Voices, More Choices campaign was picked up by our friends at State of Politics. Read their coverage here.

Unite NY Launches “More Voices More Choices” Campaign

Non-Partisan Organization Commits Substantial Resources to Advocating for Democracy Reform in 2024 Albany, NY (December 19, 2023) – Non-partisan Unite New York today announced that it will kick off a new “More Voices, More Choices” advocacy campaign in January of 2024 aimed at enacting meaningful democracy reform in New York state. The organization and its members […]

Unite NY Statement on Package of Democracy Reform Laws Signed by Governor Hochul

Today, Governor Hochul’s office announce she had signed a package of Democracy Reform and voting rights bills. As a result, Unite NY Executive Director Timothy Dunn released the following statement: “We appreciate the effort to address democracy reform being made by the Governor and Legislature.  While we are always glad to see work being done to […]

Gas Ban in NYS budget, Not Reform

As is so often the case, the New York State budget that was just passed contained agreements on a number of non-budget issues, like banning gas stoves, but did not contain one single democracy reform initiative New Yorkers desperately need and strongly support. The budget was passed more than a month late, holding hostage state […]

Why I fight to Unite

For most of my adult life, I have watched the political world around me crumble. Partisanship has driven wedges between my friends, family, and neighbors.  Many of my state’s leaders have resigned or been imprisoned due to corruption. Debt levels have risen to extraordinary and unsustainable levels.  Education has fallen by almost every metric. Our […]

Why I Fight to Unite

Since the launch of Unite NY a few months ago, the feedback we’ve received has been strong. Our message of People Over Party is resonating. Everyone is tired of hyper-partisan finger pointing. Our leaders need to focus on finding solutions to our most pressing issues! Fixing a broken system isn’t easy – and starting a new political […]

Unite in the News – Spectrum Picks up Call for Reform

Time to fix a broken system – check out Spectrum TV’s coverage of Unite NY’s coalition call for reform! https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/watertown/ny-state-of-politics/2021/08/31/hochul-urged-to-embrace-ethics-and-reform-platform

Capitol Corruption is More than Just Cuomo

A Broad Coalition Calls for a Special Session to Pass Comprehensive Reforms that Put People Over Politics Albany, NY – Unite NY and a coalition of reformers today collectively called for New York’s leaders to enact significant reform to end the cycle of corruption and return power to the people of New York. This coalition […]