New York’s Attack on Political Independence

As we share just a few weeks ago in this post, the New York State Campaign Finance Reform Commission released its final report earlier this week. This Commission was tasked with devised a system for publicly-funded political campaigns. However, it took these efforts a step further, establishing new standards on how to create a new political Party and […]

Freedom – We still cherish that, right?

Freedom of speech is vital to our democracy.  However, in the latest wave of bullying by the Albany political power brokers, a proposal to dismiss the will of the people has been offered by none other than the Democratic State Chairman himself, Jay Jacobs. Jacobs has challenged fusion voting – the practice by which candidates […]

Upstate Jobs post big wins on Election Day 2019!

UJP Newsletter, November 12, 2019 Focus on local races elevates leaders across the State Many will tell you that local elections are vitally important for several reasons, including the scale of impact these local races have on our daily lives.  That’s why Upstate Jobs was so invested in several races around the State this year.  […]

Upstate Jobs post big wins on Election Day 2019

Focus on local races elevates leaders across the State Many will tell you that local elections are vitally important for several reasons, including the scale of impact these local races have on our daily lives. That’s why Upstate Jobs was so invested in several races around the State this year. Our team sought out leaders […]

Tesla’s Buffalo Plant gets $884 M Write Down

UJP has regularly raised questions about the wisdom of New York Economic Development officials trying to pick winners and losers in funding major projects.  One such project has been the marquee Buffalo Billion project of Tesla. Just this week, new questions have arisen about the project, including a major write down of $884 Million! “Now, […]

Upstate group backs Dixon for executive

Article from October 5 edition of the Observer Today: Upstate group backs Dixon for executive BUFFALO — The Upstate Jobs Party has announced its endorsement of Lynne Dixon for Erie County Executive, citing her focus on rooting out corruption, fixing a broken economy, and fixing a broken two-party system. This is the first endorsement by […]

UJP Endorses Dixon for Erie County Executive

Organization dedicated to improving Upstate economy calls Independent candidate the “clear choice for change” Buffalo, NY – The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced their endorsement of Lynne Dixon for Erie County Executive, citing her focus on rooting out corruption, fixing a broken economy, and fixing a broken two-party system. This is the first endorsement […]

Buffalo must work on sustaining its STEM economy

From the August 22nd Edition of the Buffalo News: By Brett Orzechowski M&T Bank’s late-June announcement that it will create 1,000 new tech-focused jobs for a proposed hub is an outlier for any New York State region, and David Robinson’s commentary in The Buffalo News serves as an accurate analysis of any area aspiring to […]

Upstate Jobs Party Files Law Suit Against New York State, Onondaga County Boards of Elections to Prevent Unfair Line Consolidation in Central New York

Litigation to Prevent Suppression of Expression and Protect the Constitutional Rights of Voters and Candidate Syracuse, NY – The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced major litigation to prevent a consolidation of ballot lines in the election for Onondaga County Executive and strike down the unconstitutional practice. UJP – a political party focused on boosting […]

Upstate Jobs Party Announces Policy Forum in Central New York

Independent Civic Engagement Organization to Host Upstate Regional Policy Forum July 17 in Syracuse Syracuse, NY – The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced the next in a series of events that will focus on the Upstate Economy, the Innovation Economy, and how supporting entrepreneurism can help reinvigorate Upstate. This forum will take place in […]