RELEASE: Better Care for CO Seniors

(March 25) – A simple solution to improve hospital care for Coloradans who depend on caregivers won overwhelming House approval this morning. HB15-1242, sponsored by Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, would allow patients to check in to a hospital with a caregiver, who would remain with the patient during the hospital stay and be present …

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Increasing Support and Services for Sexual Assault Victims

(March 17) – The House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee voted 11-2 this afternoon to pass a bill to improve support services for sexual assault victims at public colleges and universities. HB15-1220, sponsored by Reps. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, and Su Ryden, D-Aurora, instructs colleges and universities to create a protocol with a …

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Collecting Rainwater to Increase Water Conservation

(March 16) – The House Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources Committee passed a bill on a bipartisan vote this afternoon allowing Coloradans to collect and store rainwater off of their roofs, which is currently illegal. HB15-1259, sponsored by Reps. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, and Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, will let someone collect the rain off their …

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Bipartisan House Passes Danielson’s Pay Equity Bill

(March 10) –State Rep. Jessie Danielson’s bill to continue Colorado’s Pay Equity Commission passed the House this morning with Republican support. The 36-28 tally included two Republican votes. Senate Republicans voted in January to eliminate the commission, the only forum in Colorado where businesses, employees and community leaders have been coming together to work toward …

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