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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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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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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RELEASE: Unanimous Approval for Veterans Higher Ed Bill

(March 16) – A bill by Reps. Dafna Michaelson Jenet and Jessie Danielson to facilitate applying college credit for military service passed the House Education Committee unanimously this afternoon. “We have an obligation to our veterans to honor the American dream they fought for,” said Rep. Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge. “Our bill helps them find a …

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RELEASE: Danielson Is the New Speaker Pro Tem

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Danielson Is the New Speaker Pro Tem Wheat Ridge Rep Earns Coveted Spot in House Leadership Team (Dec. 1, 2016) – Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, was selected today by Speaker-Designate Crisanta Duran to serve as the new Speaker Pro Tempore, who will preside over the House when the speaker is absent. …

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RELEASE: Danielson Fights Elder Abuse

A bill by Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, to add protection against elder abuse passed the House unanimously on third reading this morning. HB16-1027 allows a prosecuting attorney to automatically video record the deposition of victims of elder abuse in order to preserve a victim’s testimony in case they would not be able to testify …

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RELEASE: Danielson Fights for Pay Equality

Democratic legislators shared their support today for a national push to achieve equal pay for equal work, holding a Capitol press conference and announcing the introduction of bills in conjunction with dozens of events across the nation commemorating  the seventh anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Young girls in the …

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Danielson Honored by Colorado Women’s Chamber

DENVER – The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce has honored Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, for her “leadership and work done on behalf of women and business.” Rep. Danielson was the only member of the House of Representatives to be recognized as a 2015 Champion of Change. “I’m honored to receive this award, and I …

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