New York’s Largest Congressional Petition Effort

Independent candidate Martin Babinec files 10,000+ signatures to create Upstate Jobs Party line Little Falls, New York – In an unprecedented effort, Independent and Reform Party candidate Martin Babinec today filed over 10,000 signatures with the New York State Board of Elections to establish the Upstate Jobs Party line. The signatures gathered from voters across […]

WSYR-TV: Newsmakers Interviews Martin Babinec on UNY Jobs Plan

By: Dan Cummings | WSYR-TV Newsmakers Dan’s guest is Martin Babinec, candidate of the Reform Party, who is running for Congress in Central New York’s 22nd District. If Babinec’s apparent write-in victory on primary night holds up, he will be in a three-way race against Republican-Conservative Claudia Tenney and Democrat Kim Myers in November. Babinec, an […]

State of Politics: Babinec Has Enough Signatures for November Ballot

By: State of Politics Martin Babinec, a businessman running as an independent for the open 22nd congressional district in central New York, announced on Tuesday he had collected the required number of signatures to gain access for his Upstate Jobs Party this November. Babinec is running for the NY22 district being vacated by Rep. Richard […]

Times Telegram: Upstate Jobs Party Receives Enough Petitions for November

By: Times Telegram LITTLE FALLS — Martin Babinec, independent and Reform Party candidate for Congress, announced Tuesday the Upstate Jobs Party has collected enough signatures to qualify the line for the November ballot. “The Upstate Jobs Party has been met with incredible enthusiasm from voters of all walks of life throughout the district and I’m […]

Upstate Jobs Party Petition Drive Complete Success

Martin Babinec announces the Upstate Jobs Party petition drive meets threshold in only 17 days; qualifies for November ballot line Pleased with the overwhelming response, Babinec asks for volunteers to continue the Upstate Jobs Party petition drive to send a message that Upstate Jobs are a priority!   Little Falls, New York – Independent and Reform […]

It’s Time to Adopt Entrepreneurial Thinking

…and disrupt traditional economic development – To no surprise, the Start-Up NY jobs program launched by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration is underperforming. Created with the intent to grow new businesses by allowing them to operate in NY tax-free for ten years, only 408 jobs have been produced in the two years since the program started. The Business Incentives report released by Empire State […]

Podcast: Entrepreneurs Create Jobs, Not Politicians

Martin Babinec explains how entrepreneurs create jobs, not politicians. As a serial entrepreneur and startup investor, Babinec understands that it’s not about using tax payer money to launch a new competition or create a new building, it’s about helping first time entrepreneurs get connected to the resources needed for success. That’s why he started the nonprofit […]

The Future of Upstate Must Focus On IT Jobs

If we’re serious about creating more high-paying jobs in Upstate New York, we must put careers in information technology front and center in our thinking – let’s think IT Jobs! While the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) can’t account entirely for rapid market changes and tech disruptions, their forecasts consistently show strong growth across the […]

State of Politics: NY-22 – Babinec Launches Petition Drive

By: State of Politics Martin Babinec, the central New York businessman who is launching an independent bid for Congress in the 22nd district, announced Tuesday he had started a petition drive to create a new ballot line, the Upstate Jobs Party. The party line will bolster Babinec’s spot on the ballot in November. “If you […]

Times Telegram: Babinec Launches Upstate Jobs Party Petition Drive

By: Times Telegram UTICA — Independent candidate for Congress Martin Babinec announced Tuesday the launch of the petition drive to gather signatures to qualify the Upstate Jobs Party as an independent party line for the November ballot. “If you care about jobs for our families, for our children, for our future we are asking you […]