he decided to run for Congress to push for an overhaul of the economy with the goal of providing full
employment at a living wage.
he supports an amendment to the Constitution to abolish corporate
constitutional rights, which were granted by the U.S. Supreme Court in the
Citizens United decision. He describes corporations as” valuable economic tools”
but adds “they should not be allowed to dominate our political life.”
Howard is a member of
the Meigs County Democratic Central Committee, comes from a family of union
pipefitters and has a civil engineering degree from Ohio State. He and his
wife, Geraldine, operate a farm near Albany.
Previously there was speculation that State Senator Lou Gentile of Steubenville might challenge Garrison, but he later endorsed her.