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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 Party Announces Major Endorsements in Central New York

Independent Political Organization Supporting Dynamic Team of Candidates – Angi Renna and Sam Rodgers –  to Fight for Private Sector Job Growth in Syracuse and Central New York Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today announced 2020 endorsements for State Senate in Central New York.  In recent years, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, State Senator […]

Upstate Jobs Party Announces Bipartisan Endorsements in Capital Region

Independent Political Organization Supporting Daphne Jordan for State Senate and Rich Amedure for State Senate; Angelo Santabarbara in Assembly, Noting Strong Support for UJP Platform Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) founder Martin Babinec today announced new endorsements by UJP in the Capital Region.  UJP announced their strong support for New York State Senator […]

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 […]

Bring Upstate Back by Supporting Startups and the Innovation Economy

As we assess where we need to focus our economic recovery, Upstate Jobs believes now is the time to look to a new approach with greater potential for creating more good jobs throughout Upstate. Our prior post recommended corrective measures to stop repeating our failed economic development policies of the past. As we look to […]

Upstate Jobs Announce Education Reform Platform

Calling on candidates and policymakers to act upon lessons learned from homeschool and virtual learning model used in COVID pandemic, UJP calls for significant reform in State Education approach For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP), a non profit 501(c)-4 independent organization, today called for a rethinking in […]

Bringing It Back

We’ve seen the headlines for many years and felt it personally. Upstate has lost more than 1 million residents leaving the region in just the last decade.  While it is an indisputable statistic, it is far more than that; many parents in Upstate have waved goodbye as their sons and daughters left home pursuing job […]