Erie County Legislator Howard Johnson has received the unanimous endorsement of the Democratic Committee Members of the 1st Legislative District. “I am honored to represent you and your family, and I look forward to working on your behalf, “noted Johnson. Since taking office for his first full term in 2020, Johnson has: Fought for the development of the Back to Business Program, which delivered $6.2 million in funding to minority owned small businesses; Safeguarded the legislature’s Urban Initiative Funding, which will invest $350,000 in public projects throughout District 1; Secured free masks and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the residents; Worked with his colleagues in government to locate testing centers in our neighborhoods; Worked with Unity Coalition Inc., to provide nutritious fresh food to seniors in the district on a weekly basis; Ensured that residents were counted in the once-a-decade Census, which is critical to determining the distribution of the federal dollars that our community so desperately needs.
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