Politics & Elections
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.
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.
Colorado Office of Early Childhood Awarded $33.5 Million Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Renewal
The Colorado Office of Early Childhood is pleased to announce it has received a Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) Renewal from the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families and the US Department of Education.
The grant provides $33.5 million over three years. Funds will support Colorado’s vision that all children are ready for school when entering kindergarten.
Gardner Announces Nearly $32M to Address Homelessness in Colorado
U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today Colorado is receiving $31.8 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and HUD is designating a fourth Continuum of Care (CoC) in Colorado for Larimer and Weld counties.
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.
New Colorado marijuana rules go into effect on January 1, 202
Colo. December 31, 2019 — Marijuana rules stemming from the General Assembly’s 2019 legislative session go into effect on January 1, 2020 for all regulated marijuana businesses across Colorado, most notably allowing, for the first time, state licensing of hospitality establishments and the issuance of permits for residential delivery of medical marijuana. Final rules were adopted by the State Licensing Authority on November 5, 2019 after a summer of extensive stakeholder engagement led by the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED).
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)