RELEASE: Apprenticeship & Vocational Technical Training Bill Passes House

Danielson’s Bill Promoting Apprenticeships, Vocational Technical Training Passes House  DENVER – Rep. Jessie Danielson’s bill to better connect Coloradans to vocational and technical training opportunities passed the Colorado House today with strong bipartisan support. “Colorado needs more trained workers and these apprenticeships pave a path to good-paying jobs in stable careers,” said Rep. Danielson, D-Wheat …

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RELEASE: Danielson Bill Gives Every Kid a Path to a Good-Paying Job

Danielson Bill Gives Every Kid a Path to a Good-Paying Job   (April 4) – Rep. Jessie Danielson’s bill to better connect Coloradans to vocational and technical training opportunities passed the House Education Committee today.    With the bipartisan sponsorship of Reps. Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, and Phil Covarrubias, R-Brighton, HB18-1341 would create a directory of apprenticeships and vocational …

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Protecting Parental Rights in Colorado

By State Rep. Jessie Danielson Becoming a parent is almost considered a basic human right in our nation; unless you have a disability. Too often, parents who have any type of disability have that disability used against them in a custody battle or to prevent them from adopting a child. That’s why I am sponsoring …

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Let’s Pass an Income Tax Deduction for Retired Veterans

By State Rep. Jessie Danielson As State Representative, one of my top priorities is passing legislation to help veterans. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that nearly 40,000 veterans live in Jefferson County. From funding for county-based services, to helping returning veterans transition into the workforce, to requiring state universities to award college credit for service …

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Standing Up for Jeffco

By State Rep. Jessie Danielson As the 2018 legislative session gears up, we have 120 days to push forward policies that are going to make a real difference in real people’s day-to-day lives  I believe every hardworking Coloradan should have the opportunity to prosper in Colorado’s economy, send their kids to great public schools and …

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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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