Upstate Jobs Party Announces Bipartisan Slate of Local Candidates in CNY, Mohawk Valley

Democratic Mayor of Little Falls and Republican Onondaga County Executive File Petitions to Run on Independent Line, Noting Strong Support for of UJP Priorities Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) Chair John Bullis today announced that candidates from both major Parties have filed petitions with the Board of Elections to run on the UJP […]

CEO Survey Shows More Jobs For Upstate College Graduates

Higher pay and rapid advancement retain talent in Upstate NY communities Upstate, New York, May 15, 2019 — The 3rd annual Upstate CEO Report, commissioned by Upstate Venture Connect, shows that fast-growing companies across our region have average salaries that are up to 60% higher than the average salary in a typical upstate metro area. “Scalable companies […]

TV Coverage of Regional Policy Forum

We had a great time in Utica last week for our first Regional Policy Forum.  Chuck Green from AIS talked about his biggest challenge as a tech employer in Upstate New York and our panelists shared their insight on what’s helping and hurting business and economic growth.  Check out the coverage here.

RSVP For Utica Regional Forum!

UJP is bringing its message to the Mohawk Valley! Join us at the Clark City Center of Utica College on Wednesday, May 15 for our first Regional Policy Forum Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: 177 Genesee Street, Utica, NY Tickets: Click here. This will be an open forum to discuss policy priorities, examine […]

UJP Announces First Regional Policy Forum in Utica

Utica, NY – The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced a new series of events that will focus on the Upstate Economy, the Innovation Economy, and how supporting entrepreneurism can help reinvigorate Upstate. The first forum will take place in Utica, NY at the Clark City Center of Utica College (177 Genesee Street) on Wednesday, […]

UJP Reacts to Amazon HQ2 Deal

Upstate Jobs Party Calls for Renewed Upstate Focus and Economic Development Overhaul UJP cites Amazon NYC deal, Solar City, and Nano Film Hubs as endemic of a broken system Albany, NY – While politicians are celebrating news of Amazon’s selection of New York City for a HQ2, the Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today expressed frustration […]

New York Voters Join UJP in ‘Riding the Wave’

The 2018 Election was broadly predicted to be a “Blue Wave” across the country, as pundits and activists alike anticipated widening partisan divisiveness to manifest itself in a major win for Democrats in the first real electoral test of the Trump Presidency.  Enthusiasm from all New York voters was manifested in some of the highest […]

Capitol Pressroom: Supporting candidates down ballot

By WCNY In 2016, the Upstate Jobs Party was formed to give a platform to congressional candidate and businessman Martin Babinec. In this cycle, the Party isn’t putting up a gubernatorial candidate but instead supporting candidates down ballot. Timothy Dunn, Communications Director for the Upstate Jobs Party, explained the party’s strategy.  

Upstate Jobs Party Endorses Keith Wofford for Attorney General

UJP makes only Statewide race endorsement; cites compelling vision for seeing how AG priorities can influence job creation Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) founder Martin Babinec today announced a major endorsement by UJP, the first the independent organization has made in a Statewide race. UJP announced their strong support for New York State […]

State of Politics: Upstate Jobs Party Endorses Wofford

By State of Politics Republican attorney general candidate Keith Wofford on Thursday was endorsed by the Upstate Jobs Party, a ballot line created in 2016. The group is led by businessman Martin Babinec, who ran on the ballot for the 22nd congressional district two years ago. Babinec has been backing a handful of Democrats and […]