Electric Vehicles Now Competitive on Price
New research from AAA finds that over five years and 75,000 miles of driving, the annual cost of owning a new compact electric vehicle is only slightly more expensive – about $600 annually – than its gas-powered counterpart, despite steeper sticker prices and higher depreciation costs. Importantly, the study also revealed that the most significant concern surrounding an electric vehicle – range anxiety – eases considerably after purchase.
March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary
On March 3, 2020, Arapahoe County will hold a Presidential Primary election, which will determine the presidential nominees for each political party. All active voters will receive a ballot the week of Feb. 10, 2020. There are recent changes to Colorado’s presidential primary process, so read on to make sure you’re ready for the election on March 3.
The most comprehensive voter information for Arapahoe County can be found at arapahoevotes.com.
JACEP Open: Vaping Emergencies May Initially Go Unrecognized
Diagnosing EVALI—the e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury illness that’s recently garnered national attention—can be challenging. Initial symptoms may resemble pneumonia or go unrecognized, according to case analysis in the Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (JACEP) Open, a new open access journal.
Gardner, Baldwin, Wicker, Peters Introduce Industries of the Future Bill
U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather, along with U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced S. 3191, the Industries of the Future Act of 2020. The legislation would advance U.S. global leadership in artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, quantum information science, synthetic biology, and next generation wireless networks and infrastructure.
Women Join Together in Unison this Saturday for Women’s March and Issues NYC
The 4th Annual Women’s March, a grassroots volunteer-led organization raising money for security, stage, and equipment, partnered with iFundWomen with the belief in the power of capital, coaching, and connections to drive economic opportunities for women-owned businesses.
Colorado National Guard aviation battalion mobilizing three units
Colorado National Guard Soldiers from Company A, Company D and Headquarters-Headquarters Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion 135th Aviation Regiment will be honored at a departure ceremony on Buckley Air Force Base Jan. 2, 2020, at 3 p.m.
Bennet Announces Support for U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, released the following statement announcing his support for the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)