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1411, 2018

UJP Reacts to Amazon HQ2 Deal

November 14th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

1411, 2018

New York Voters Join UJP in ‘Riding the Wave’

November 14th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

611, 2018

Capitol Pressroom: Supporting candidates down ballot

November 6th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

411, 2018

Upstate Jobs Party Endorses Keith Wofford for Attorney General

November 4th, 2018|0 Comments

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, [...]

411, 2018

State of Politics: Upstate Jobs Party Endorses Wofford

November 4th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

3110, 2018

NY business groups renew support of Antonacci in state Senate race

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

By Robert Harding | Ahead of Election Day, business groups reiterated their support of Bob Antonacci in the 50th Senate District race. Antonacci, a Republican, held a press conference Monday at OneGroup in Syracuse [...]

3010, 2018

Building a New Political Party in New York

October 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Upstate Jobs Party builds strength and focus to establish a recognized political party for the 2022 elections The Upstate Jobs Party is a political movement dedicated to the creation of more good jobs in Upstate [...]

2910, 2018

Upstate Jobs Party Joins Calls for Upstate Debate

October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Upstate political movement calls for real debate of issues impacting millions of New Yorkers Albany, NY – The Upstate Jobs Party (UJP) today added their voice to the calls for debate of Gubernatorial candidates on [...]

1910, 2018

Spectrum News: Upstate Jobs Party’s 2018 Strategy

October 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Entrepreneur and venture catalyst Martin Babinec interviews with Spectrum News on Upstate Jobs Party's 2018 Strategy By Capital Tonight Staff | Spectrum News Buffalo Gubernatorial election years are key to a political party's survival in [...]

1910, 2018 Eye on NY Podcast

October 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Interview with Upstate Jobs Party Founder Martin Babinec By: Robert Harding | Today on the Eye on NY podcast: • An interview with Martin Babinec, founder of the Upstate Jobs Party. Babinec is an [...]

1510, 2018

Upstate Jobs Party Announces 2018 Endorsements in Capital Region

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

1010, 2018

Innovation Economy and What It Can Mean for Upstate NY

October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

1809, 2018

Bob Antonacci Secures Upstate Jobs Party Ballot Line

September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

1709, 2018

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

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

By Robert Harding | 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 [...]

1505, 2018

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

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

512, 2017

Forbes: Election Day 2017’s Other Big Story

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

1911, 2017

Martin Babinec Testimony to NYS Assembly

November 19th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

511, 2017

Upstate Jobs Party Endorsements for the 2017 Election

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

3010, 2017

Vote for Change or More of the Same?

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

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. [...]

2410, 2017

Collaboration is the key to creating real jobs in Upstate NY

October 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The cities that succeed in the years ahead will be anchored on communities that collaborate to create high-growth startup economies. On the heels of worldwide news that Amazon will soon open a second headquarters, two [...]

2010, 2017

Capital Tonight: Future of Upstate Jobs Party

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Capital Tonight Staff Last year, the Upstate Jobs Party was created by Martin Babinec during his run for the 22nd Congressional District. Today, the party he created is still in use. It's one of [...]

2010, 2017

Upstate Jobs PAC and New Vote Upstate Jobs Nonprofit

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Former Congressional Candidate, Founder of TriNet and Upstate Venture Connect, Martin Babinec Announces the Formation of Upstate Jobs PAC and a new non-profit 501(c)4, "Vote Upstate Jobs" Entities launches today with a goal toward recruiting [...]

1710, 2017

Syracuse Mayoral Race: What Voters Want

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Voters state Jobs & the Economy as single most important issue; Select Ben Walsh as a top candidate to take charge   As we enter into the final few weeks before the 2017 election, the [...]

1010, 2017

Another Day, Another Million – 43North Competition Lights Taxpayer Money On Fire

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Hey New York State! Quit using taxpayers' money to pick winners! You’ve likely seen the spray of government-issued (press) releases throughout the last several months building up to the 4th Annual 43North Finals. 43North is [...]

2308, 2017 Ben Walsh will be on the Upstate Jobs line in November

August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Baker | With 2,439 signatures, Walsh creates new line on Syracuse mayoral ballot SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The man whose path to the ballot once seemed most unclear will now be on there twice. Ben [...]

2207, 2017 Ben Walsh leads fundraising for Syracuse mayoral race with a quarter-million dollars

July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Baker | SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Ben Walsh has collected more than a quarter-million dollars in his attempt to win City Hall in November. Walsh, an independent candidate for Syracuse mayor, has far out-paced his opponents in [...]

2207, 2017 Ben Walsh gains two-party support in drive to be Syracuse’s 1st independent mayor

July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Baker | SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Ben Walsh is gaining momentum in his bid to become the first independent mayor in Syracuse history not affiliated with a political party. Walsh is a rarity: [...]

1007, 2017 UJP backs Ben Walsh’s bid for Syracuse mayor

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Baker | Photo: Syracuse mayoral candidate Ben Walsh speaks at a press conference at Rapid Response Monitoring on West Division Street, Monday, July 10, 2017. (Chris Baker | SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- [...]

1007, 2017

Ben Walsh receives Upstate Jobs Party endorsement

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

For Immediate Release: July 10, 2017 Syracuse, N.Y - Ben Walsh, the independent candidate for Mayor of the City of Syracuse, announced today he has received the exclusive endorsement of the Upstate Jobs Party. "Ben [...]

2203, 2017

WUTR: Catching Up with Martin Babinec

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

By Grace Fernandez | WUTR ABC Still On a Mission to Create Jobs Yesterday we touched on some of his reflections regarding the campaign running as an independent, but he tells me the campaign wasn't [...]

1112, 2016

Upstate Capital Tonight: CEO Survey Reveals Opportunity; Job Creators

December 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Martin Babinec, Upstate Jobs Party leader and Chairman of Upstate Venture Connect joins Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight to discuss his commitment to supporting job creators in Upstate New York. 2016 Upstate Venture CEO Report [...]

912, 2016

TWC News: Martin Babinec’s Focus Is All About Jobs

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

By Bill Keeler of Keeler in the Morning | WIBX News "My goal is to retain our best people instead of watching them move away and we need to do that by creating jobs" - Martin [...]

512, 2016

TWC News: Film Crew Takes Closer Look at Outsider Politics

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

By Melissa Krull | TWC News Time Warner Cable Interviews Martin Babinec and the Film Crew of 'Running Independent' Election season may be over, but some are still taking a closer look at the political [...]

2310, 2016

TWC News: Watch 22nd Congressional Debate

October 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

By TWC News Web Staff Full Coverage of 22nd Congressional District Debate at Colgate University TWC News Video: The three candidates for the 22nd Congressional District hit the debate stage Thursday — exclusively on Time [...]

510, 2016

Upstate Jobs Party Line Remains Separate on November Ballot

October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Babinec Campaign Wins Reversal at State Board of Elections Babinec will have separate Reform and Upstate Jobs Party lines in November - Board decision made public in wake of Siena College - Time Warner News [...]

2509, 2016

Podcast: Millennial Entrepreneurs Key to Upstate’s Economy

September 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Knowing that millennial entrepreneurs have the innovation and talent needed to create high-growth companies, that in turn create high-paying jobs, Martin Babinec is on a mission to provide the leadership and resources necessary to support [...]

2508, 2016

Communities Create Better Upstate Jobs

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Help our job creators by leveraging assets right here in our communities to create better Upstate jobs. Last week, William Dudley, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released remarks on [...]

1208, 2016

Podcast: Martin Babinec’s Solution to Job Creation

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Martin Babinec shares observations on flaws in our taxpayer-funded Start-Up NY program, and better ways to create jobs in Upstate New York. The truth is that Start-Up NY is a rigged program that allows politicians to [...]

908, 2016

Capital Tonight: Babinec Secures Upstate Jobs Party Line

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

By: Capital Tonight Staff Businessman Martin Babinec last week filed more than 10-thousand signatures to form the Upstate Jobs Party line. Watch -> Babinec Creates Upstate Jobs Line in NY-22 This after he failed to [...]

608, 2016

Battle of Oriskany Anniversary Honors American Defenders of the Mohawk Valley

August 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The Battle of Oriskany - A Movement that Created an Independent America After years of struggling without representation against an increasingly taxing king and aristocracy in England, many citizens in the American colonies united to [...]

308, 2016

State of Politics: NY-22: Babinec Files Petitions for Ballot Line

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

By: State of Politics Martin Babinec, a businessman who is launching an independent bid for a central New York congressional seat, has filed more than 10,000 signatures with the Board of Elections in order to [...]

308, 2016

Times Telegram: Babinec files 10,000 signatures for Upstate Jobs Party line

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

By: Times Telegram LITTLE FALLS — Martin Babinec, an Independent and Reform party candidate, filed more than 10,000 signatures with the state Board of Elections to establish the Upstate Jobs Party line. "We've experienced a [...]

308, 2016

New York’s Largest Congressional Petition Effort

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

1907, 2016

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

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

1607, 2016

State of Politics: Babinec Has Enough Signatures for November Ballot

July 16th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

1307, 2016

Times Telegram: Upstate Jobs Party Receives Enough Petitions for November

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

1307, 2016

Upstate Jobs Party Petition Drive Complete Success

July 13th, 2016|2 Comments

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 [...]

807, 2016

It’s Time to Adopt Entrepreneurial Thinking

July 8th, 2016|2 Comments

...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 [...]

807, 2016

Podcast: Entrepreneurs Create Jobs, Not Politicians

July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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, [...]

2906, 2016

The Future of Upstate Must Focus On IT Jobs

June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

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