Greg Howard To Announce State Senate Run Tommorow

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GREG HOWARD TO RUN FOR STATE SENATE
DISTRICT 9 – GWINNETT COUNTY

Greg Howard, conservative radio talk show host, successful Gwinnett small business owner and the immediate past Chairman of the Gwinnett County Republican Party, will announce his candidacy for the Georgia State Senate on Tuesday, March 9th at 11:30am in the Rotunda at the Georgia State Capitol.

“The people in the 9th State Senate District need a strong leader that will continue to stand up to the tax and spend politicians under the Gold Dome. They want someone that understands the impact on tax increases and regulations on businesses and individuals and vote accordingly,” stated Howard.

Greg’s family roots span over three centuries throughout Georgia . Unfortunately when Greg was six years old, his father passed away, leaving his mother to raise all five children alone. “My Mom is a real hero! Aside from the fact that she has a PH.D in business, she is a retired teacher from UGA, and may be best known for her picture on the UGA Alumni website taken in 1947 when she was a cheerleader, my Mom made sure we were well rounded individuals, educated, active in sports, and played a minimum of two musical instruments. My achievements as a classical pianist, Eagle Scout and AAU trained swimmer were all a testament to her amazing abilities to keep all five of us positive, active and appreciative of our conservative values”, stated Howard

Greg Howard serves on the Board of Directors of many organizations including The Institute for the American Family, Pieces of Change – assisting the unemployed to gain employment, and the Constitution Committee of Georgia – as well as, the Chairman of the Board for Operation Homefront, Georgia – serving our military families. He was recently named the “Jay M. Littlefield Memorial Volunteer of the Year” for the entire nation, by the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action for his countless hours of work and support of the Second Amendment.

When asked about his platform, Greg stated that he will commit his efforts to create jobs, end property taxes and reduce the size of Government. “As Senator, I pledge to the citizens of Georgia that I will uphold the oath of office and oppose all efforts to increase taxes! Today I will sign the Americans for Tax Reform Taxpayer Protection Pledge and personally hand it to Grover Norquist, President of ATR. I humbly ask for your vote, support and prayers, thank you.”

Greg Howard resides in Lawrenceville , Georgia and is a member of Grace Baptist Church in Dacula.
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Howard joins Rep. David Casas in the race to replace Sen. Don Balfour.

UPDATE: I’ve just learned that former Gwinnett GOP and 7th CD GOP Chairman Mike Royal has decided not to run. That leaves Casas and Howard as the only candidates in the race. At this time I’ve heard of no other rumored candidates.

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