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Why UJP Thinks Public Money Going to Private Companies is a Bad Idea

UJP has some core tenets or things we truly believe in. We’re a new political organization, so that’s a pretty important. We often talk about stemming the outflow of our talent in Upstate, and achieving meaningful growth and success by enabling the innovation economy. However too often, political leaders think growing the innovation economy means […]

Upstate Jobs Party Announces Bipartisan Endorsements in Mohawk Valley

Independent Political Organization Supporting Joe Griffo and Peter Oberacker for State Senate and Marianne Buttenschon in Assembly, Noting Strong Support for UJP Platform Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) founder Martin Babinec today announced 2020 endorsements including strong support for New York State Senator Joe Griffo and Candidate Peter Oberacker, as well as New […]

Upstate Jobs Party Announces Major Endorsements in Hudson Valley

Independent Political Organization Supporting Dynamic Team of Candidate to Fight for Private Sector Job Growth from Westchester to Ulster and Sullivan Counties Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced new endorsements for State Senate for the first time in the Hudson Valley.  While in previous years, UJP had supported candidates across the State, […]

Upstate Jobs Party Announces Endorsements in Western New York

Independent Political Organization Supporting Dynamic Team of Candidates to Fight for Private Sector Job Growth in Rochester, Finger Lakes and Buffalo Area Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced new endorsements for State Senate for the first time in Western New York.  The Western New York UJP team of candidates will include State […]

Upstate Jobs Announces Economic Platform

Calling on candidates and policymakers to reinvigorate the Upstate Economy by scrapping a broken system and supporting entrepreneurs Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP), a nonprofit 501(c)-4 independent organization, today announced the economic component of their 2020 platform, calling for an overhaul of economic development programs and a refocus to supporting entrepreneurs in the […]

COVID Didn’t Kill the Upstate Economy – Politicians Did

Long before we were faced with the challenges of the COVID shutdown, Upstate Jobs noted New York’s failed economic development approach.  New York has long had its priorities out of whack as more productive investments in line with the direction of today’s economy and next generation talent has taken a back seat to failed backroom […]