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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Rain Barrels: Colorado Common Sense

By Rep. Jessie Danielson Colorado is the only state in the nation that outlaws the use of rain barrels to collect water off of our roofs to use in our gardens. In a state where people are dedicated to conserving natural resources – including every drop of precious water – it makes sense to change …

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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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Equal Pay in State Contracts

By Rep. Jessie Danielson As a fourth-generation Coloradan, I am proud to call this wonderful place home. Our state leads the country in so many ways. It’s not just our ski resorts and natural spaces that attract so many people here. We are a leader in workforce development, renewable energy, and protecting the environment. Our …

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Working for You in 2016

By Rep. Jessie Danielson Happy New Year! I hope you and yours had a wonderful holiday season. Another legislative session began on January 13th. As the 2016 session begins at the Capitol, I am excited and ready to work for you in the coming months. My priority is investing in the long term prosperity of …

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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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Danielson Appointed to CO Commission on Aging

(Oct. 14) – Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, to the state Commission on the Aging, which works to promote local programs and services for older Coloradans.   “The problems of the aging are high-priority issues in my district and across Colorado,” Rep. Danielson said. “Colorado’s seniors helped build this state. My …

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Serving Colorado Veterans

By Rep. Jessie Danielson In Jefferson County, veterans play a critical role in the lifeblood of our community. After the parades and the holidays and the remembrances, it’s important that we work as a community to help Colorado’s veterans live secure and successful lives. In the 2015 legislative session, we passed several laws to help …

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