Danielson’s Wage Theft Transparency Act Becomes Law

(April 13) – In a victory for Colorado working families, Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed the Wage Theft Transparency Act, ending the use of an obsolete, century-old law to classify wage theft as a “trade secret.” HB17-1021, sponsored by Speaker Pro Tem Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, makes wage theft violations subject to open records requests. …

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Danielson: Expanding Colorado’s child care options

Column by State Rep. Jessie Danielson Many hard-working parents across Colorado are struggling to find quality, affordable child care that meets their needs. While there are wonderful daycare centers, early learning centers and other licensed child care facilities that serve families very well, some parents need or want other options. In a time where child …

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RELEASE: House Passes Danielson’s Veterans Higher Ed Bill

Michaelson Jenet-Danielson Bill Helps Vets Receive College Credit for Certain Military Training (April 5) – A bill by Reps. Dafna Michaelson Jenet and Jessie Danielson to facilitate applying college credit for military service passed the House unanimously this morning with a 63-0 vote. Every representative present in the chamber also chose to co-sponsor the measure, …

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RELEASE: Protecting Seniors From Financial Fraud

(April 4) – Speaker Pro Tem Jessie Danielson’s bill to fight the financial exploitation of seniors before it occurs won final House passage this morning. HB17-1253, sponsored by Rep. Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, creates a reporting requirement for investment advisors and brokers who have a “reasonable belief” that someone has ripped off, or is scheming to …

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