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Upstate Jobs Party News

Keep up with the latest press releases and news stories from UJP!

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Babinec Announces Launch of Upstate Jobs Party Petition Drive

Martin Babinec calls for volunteers to join the Upstate Jobs Party petition drive Utica, New York -  Independent candidate for Congress, successful businessman, serial entrepreneur, startup investor and jobs advocate Martin Babinec today announced the launch of the petition drive to gather signatures to qualify the Upstate Jobs Party as [...]

Opinion: Babinec Announces Formation of Upstate Jobs Party

Posted by: Madison County Courier Upstate Jobs Party promises to transform empty political rhetoric into a movement that will breathe new life into the American Dream Independent candidate for Congress Martin Babinec yesterday announced the creation of a new independent party line – Upstate Jobs. “The Upstate Jobs Party will [...]

WKTV: Martin Babinec Announces Creation of New Independent Party Line – Upstate Jobs

By: WKTV Utica UTICA, N.Y. – Martin Babinec announced the creation of a new independent party line - Upstate Jobs – in his 22nd District Congressional run. “The Upstate Jobs Party will breathe new life into the American Dream for so many New Yorkers who have been betrayed by the [...]

Newschannel 34: Babinec Looks to Create Upstate Jobs Party for Congressional Race

By: Newschannel 34 Binghamton BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A Utica-area businessman plans to create Upstate Jobs - his own ballot line in an attempt to win the 22nd Congressional District seat. Martin Babinec of Little Falls, New York is a former Silicon Valley entrepreneur who returned to this area several years ago. [...]

FOX 40 WICZ-TV: Martin Babinec Creates New Independent Party Line in Congressional Race

By: Molly Darrow | FOX 40 WICZ-TV Binghamton BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Will there be a new independent party line in the race for the 22nd Congressional District seat? On Thursday, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Binghamton, entrepreneur Martin Babinec announced the creation of the Upstate Jobs Party. Through the party, Babinec [...]

WSRY-TV: Babinec Creates New Independent Line

By: Dan Cummings | WSYR-TV Watch video here! Central New York’s 22nd Congressional district is shaping up as a battleground election this fall. The retirement of moderate Republican Richard Hanna has Democrats hoping they can take back the seat. But the ballot could get a bit crowded—a political outsider who [...]

Martin Babinec Remarks from Upstate Jobs Party Launch in Utica, NY

Frustrated and betrayed...seems sums up the feeling that too many people have about their government in Washington and Albany.   At the root of that feeling is an abiding sense of disappointment with a two party system invested in perpetuating policy priorities of the special interest donor class and the [...]

Upstate Jobs Party Remarks for Binghamton Launch Event

Frustrated and betrayed ...These words come up far too often as people share their feelings about their government in Washington and Albany.   At the root of that feeling is an abiding sense of disappointment with a two party system invested in perpetuating policy priorities of the special interest donor [...]

Times Telegram: Babinec Announces Formation of Upstate Jobs Party

By: Times Telegram UTICA — Martin Babinec, a candidate running for the 22nd Congressional district, announced Thursday the creation of a new independent party line — Upstate Jobs. "The Upstate Jobs Party will breathe new life into the American Dream for so many New Yorkers who have been betrayed by [...]

Martin Babinec Announces Upstate Jobs Party

Upstate Jobs Party promises to transform empty political rhetoric into a movement that will breathe new life into the American Dream  Binghamton, New York - Independent candidate for Congress, successful businessman, serial entrepreneur, startup investor and Upstate jobs advocate Martin Babinec today announced the creation of a new independent party [...]

Podcast: Creating Jobs in Upstate NY

Martin Babinec discusses: The types of jobs in Upstate NY needed to create a sustainable economy The industries and companies generating the most high-paying jobs, and The industries and companies generating the most high-paying jobs, and how we can work together to keep our talent from leaving.

Podcast: Who is Martin Babinec?

In the first Babinec JOBS Effect Podcast, Martin introduces himself and discusses why he's committed to helping drive transformation of Upstate NY through accelerating faster growth in creating jobs.

The Upstate Jobs Party – For a Smart, Sustainable Future

We all want the freedoms of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. It’s what the American Dream is built on. But many of us are either angry or discouraged about the state of our country. America was founded on the principles of representative democracy and meritocracy, but today those [...]