Upstate Jobs Party Announces 2018 Endorsements in Capital Region

Independent Party Supporting Daphne Jordan for State Senate and Carrie Woerner for State Assembly, Noting Strong Support of UJP Priorities Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) founder Martin Babinec today announced new 2018 endorsements by UJP, the first the independent party has made in the Capital Region. UJP announced strong support for New York […]

Innovation Economy and What It Can Mean for Upstate NY

Talented, well-educated people are the first ingredient to a successful Upstate NY In Upstate New York, we know the story all too well – kids grow up, go to our great colleges, and leave for greener pastures.   We all have plenty of people we know that fall into this group, but it’s not just […]

Bob Antonacci Secures Upstate Jobs Party Ballot Line

Independent Party Supporting Onondaga County Comptroller’s Campaign for New York State Senate and Embrace of UJP Priorities Syracuse, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) founder Martin Babinec today announced the Party’s support for Onondaga County Comptroller Bob Antonacci in his campaign for the 50th New York State Senate District.  In an event at the headquarters of Central […]

Auburn Pub: Antonacci keeps Upstate Jobs ballot line in NY Senate race

By Robert Harding | auburnpub.com Bob Antonacci will appear on an independent ballot line in the 50th Senate District race after petitions he filed last month survived a challenge from a central New York Democrat. The state Board of Elections determined Wednesday that Antonacci, a Republican, has enough valid signatures to run on the Upstate Jobs […]

WKTV: Republican Candidate for NY Governor Talks Job Creation in Little Falls

By: WKTV News Republican Gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro visited Little Falls on Friday afternoon to talk job creation at the home of former Congressional candidate and entrepreneur Martin Babinec in Little Falls. Molinaro currently serves as Dutchess County Executive. When asked about what he would do for upstate if he’s elected, he said that concerns […]

Forbes: Election Day 2017’s Other Big Story

By John Zogby, Forbes Contributor Syracuse has long been a test market for consumers. Central Upstate New York, demographics that are representative, a big university, lots of hardworking people, and thousands of refugees. Because of its history, composition, and status as a bellwether for this country, what happened on November 6, 2017, in Syracuse may not […]

Martin Babinec Testimony to NYS Assembly

November 13, 2017 Hon. Robin Schimminger Member of Assembly Chair, Committee on Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry New York State Assembly Albany, NY Dear Representative Schimminger, My testimony today is with perspective as an Upstate native who moved away, built a Silicon Valley Company, then returned home where I have since committed to […]

Babinec Testimony

In 2017, UJP Founder Martin Babinec shared his insights with the NYS Assembly Economic Development Committee. In this testimony, he shared his thoughts on entrepreneurship, startups, and job creation in New York. Check out this link for that testimony and select Martin’s name. You can also find it by advancing to the four hour and […]

Upstate Jobs Party Endorsements for the 2017 Election

Little Falls, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) founder Martin Babinec today announced the following endorsements ahead of Tuesday’s election. Rob Astorino, Westchester County Executive (R) Rich David, Mayor of Binghamton (R) Brian Tobin, Mayor of Cortland (D) All three candidates have proven worthy of the endorsement of UJP for their work in fostering an […]

Vote for Change or More of the Same?

A new report by the Federal Reserve uncovers that only a handful of jobs have contributed to Upstate NY job growth since 2016. It’s time to hold politicians accountable for unfulfilled promises on creating jobs. It’s time to Vote for Change. Despite the Cuomo administration’s claim that Upstate NY is benefiting from the “largest economic […]