Matthew Durkin, candidate for JeffCO District Attorney, joins Kim to discuss community safety. There is an agenda to reduce the prison population. State prosecutors appealed to the Colorado Supreme Court to release inmates because of COVID-19, which was denied. This, after approximately a 40% reduction of prison population in the last month. COVID-19 is being used as a tool of manipulation. Matt’s final thoughts warn people to beware of scams as perpetrators work on people’s fear. Do not give any personal identifying information over the phone or internet and always check who is requesting this information.
Greg Fulton, President of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, talks about challenging times for the trucking industry to get goods to the store to build up inventory due to panic buying. We are now seeing the many people in the background–warehouse workers, dispatchers, truckers—as our heroes, along with farmers, ranchers, store clerks, etc. These people are working together to fulfill the needs of Americans, whether the truckload is full of toilet paper or medical supplies. Colorado’s bill in regard to mandatory bio diesel is still active and Greg hopes the legislators will not take further action on it as it will only increase costs to everyone, including the consumer. The trucking industry does not need any additional hindrances on its capability to operate