House Unanimously Passes Veterans Higher Ed Bill

April 5, 2017

(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, signaling overwhelming support for the bill. “Coming from a military family, I

Equal Pay Day Resolution Passes House

April 4, 2017

  (April 4) – This morning, the House passed a resolution, sponsored by Reps. Jessie Danielson and Dominique Jackson, recognizing Equal Pay Day, the day in the calendar that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn the total wages men earned in the previous year. “In the United States, mothers are

Unanimous Approval for Firefighter Cancer Benefits Program

April 4, 2017

  (April 4) – A bill by Reps. Tony Exum Sr. and Brittany Pettersen to allow fire departments to give firefighters the opportunity to participate in a voluntary cancer benefits program passed the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee this afternoon with a 13-0 vote. “In my career, I saw a number of

Protecting Seniors From Financial Fraud

April 4, 2017

(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