Legislator Howard Johnson Receives Unanimous Endorsement

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.