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Danielson--Jeffrey L. (Class of 2004; General Assembly Member)

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1 UNI receives voter turnout award
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.03
10/8/2018 UNI received the Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for high voter participation in the 2016 presidential elections. 67.5 percent of the UNI student body voted, putting UNI second in the country for voter turnout.
2 Sen. Grassley discusses whistleblowers
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.1
9/17/2015 Senators Chuck Grassley and Jeff Danielson spoke about their support for government whistleblowers in the Maucker Union's University room. They believe that current legislation needs to be improved; photo.
3 Betting on fantasy sports might soon become a reality
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.2
3/13/2014 Due to current Iowa law, betting on fantasy sports through websites such as ESPN is illegal. However, this may change in the near future due to a bill that is currently going through the state legislature.
4 Gas tax stalls in Iowa legislature before starting
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:30, p.1
1/23/2014 The proposed Iowa gas tax would be used by the Department of Transportation to fix roadways and bridges. Many road projects are not receiving funding, and the tax may fix this problem. Some fear that the tax could have a negative impact in this economy.
5 Branstad's budget hits UNI issues
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
1/16/2014 UNI will receive an extra $8 million for the next two fiscal years, if Governor Branstad's 2015 budget is passed. This is not as much as UNI requested. Branstad also requested $32.9 million to renovate Schindler Education Center; photo.
6 NISG brings Iowa state legislators to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:265, p.1
4/10/2013 Northern Iowa student government will hold a legislative forum presented by a panel of Iowa state legislators. This event is free and open to the public.
7 BOR proposes increase in funding for UNI
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.1
3/5/2013 The Board of Regents discussed changes in the funding for the three universities in Iowa. They are talking about giving more funding to UNI, because more than ninety percent of UNI's students are from Iowa.
8 UNI gathers at Iowa Capitol
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.1
2/15/2013 UNI students, staff, and alumni joined the first ever "UNI Day" in Des Moines, Iowa. They shared UNI's story with legislators and expressed the importance of UNI; photo.
9 Don't get comfortable
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.4
11/13/2012 Column advises not to let recent political triumph cause us to turn a blind eye or deaf ear to the actions of the present government. Democratic victory is a relief, but is not end of the struggles we face as a nation.
10 Obama, Kressig, Danielson, Braley, Rogers reelected
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.1
11/9/2012 Election results.
11 Get ready to vote and get to know local candidates
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.3
10/16/2012 Information on upcoming election dates and candidates. Brief summaries of each candidate's platform.
12 The right's war on facts
Friel--Aaron (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.4
10/16/2012 Student gives information on Republican candidate platforms for local elections.
13 Students unite to advocate higher ed funding at capitol
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.1
4/3/2012 Budget cuts at UNI were the topic of discussions between legislators and students. Spencer Walrath addressed the press conference in the Iowa capitol; photo.
14 Students, faculty, community rally for education
Phillips--Whitney Lea (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.1
3/27/2012 Scenes from a gathering to protest the budget cuts at UNI. State representatives urged the crowd to lobby for increased funding for education.
15 Danielson, community discuss cuts
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.1
3/2/2012 Elected officials hear responses from the community about the closing of Price Lab School. The community was strongly in favor of keeping the school; photo.
16 A tale of two chambers
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:38, p.1
2/21/2012 Iowa Senate has a 4.5 million dollar increase for UNI in its proposed budget. The House has a three million dollar reduction in their budget. There seems to be a large difference in opinion on education; photo.
17 'Getting Covered' highlights benefits of Affordable Care Act
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.1
9/27/2011 New legislation allows students to remain on their parents insurance until age 26. The act also prevents insurance companies from cutting off coverage due to illness of high medical cost. The seminar was well received.
18 'STOP THE CUTS'
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.1
3/11/2011 Regent's Day brought roughly two hundred fifty students to Des Moines. Students visited with legislators, hoping to hold the line on budget cuts aimed at higher education; photo.
19 For budget cuts, Regents schools not in the clear yet
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.1
3/8/2011 House File 45 has been modified and has passed both the House and Senate. The bill addresses saving money now and in the future. It establishes a budget transparency database.
20 UNI students lobby at the state capitol
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.5
2/15/2011 Members of the Advocates for Alzheimer's took their message directly to lawmakers in Des Moines. Several public figures also addressed the problem; photo.
21 Public policy graduate program honors three for professional service and achievement
Public Relations News Release 2009:176, p.1
11/23/2009 Jeff Danielson was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award, which recognizes graduate students of the Masters in Public Policy program who have significant achievements. Dhirendra Vajpeyi and Gene Lutz were awarded Meritorious Service Awards.
22 Hearings examine evidence for, against medical marijuana
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.1
11/3/2009 Doctors, nurses, patients, advocates, and an Iowa Senator spoke during hearings in favor of the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Hearings were held at the University of Iowa, Mason City, Des Moines, and Council Bluffs; photo.
23 The American Democracy Project at UNI to host forum Nov. 5
Public Relations News Release 2009:150, p.1
11/3/2009 "Got Civility?" is the title of a lecture by Senator Jeff Danielson (D) and former Senator John Putney (R), Iowa State Legislature. ADP is responsible for initiating a variety of courses, workshops and presentations on topics related to civic engagement.
24 Students lobby state capitol for Students' Day
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:48, p.1
4/10/2009 Forty-eight students travel to Des Moines to meet with legislators concerning the future of funding; photo.
25 Student services emphasized at Gilchrist Hall rededication
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.1
10/21/2008 Following the Gilchrist Hall fire in 2005, Gilchrist Hall has been extensively repaired. The rededication ceremony was a celebration that student services are now in one building; photo.
26 Remember that voting is local, too
Witt--William G. (Class of 1972; Public Information Services Staff; General Assembly Member)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.5
10/10/2008 Believes that elections for the U. S. Senator, Congressman, State Senator, and State Representative have real influence in keeping educational quality up and tuition and student loan costs down.
27 University of Northern Iowa alumni legislators
Northern Iowa Today 92:1, p.19
1/1/2008 Fourteen UNI alumni serve in the 2008 General Assembly.
28 Dodd: Constitution reform and community service
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:19, p.2
10/30/2007 Biographical and position information on Presidential candidate, Chris Dodd; photo.
29 State legislators to visit solar/energy efficient sites Saturday, October 6
Public Relations News Release 2007:195, p.1
10/2/2007 Local legislators will visit sites on the Cedar Valley Solar/Energy Efficiency tour October 6.
30 Students lobby for higher education
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:42, p.1
3/2/2007 Thirty-five UNI students attended Student Day at the Capitol; photo.
31 Regents lobby for more education spending
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:29, p.1
1/12/2007 Board of Regents seeks increased funding for education from the Iowa Legislature.
32 UNI students head to capitol; lobbying to keep tuition costs down
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:39, p.5
2/21/2006 Students traveled to Des Moines to gain support for the Transformation for Excellence program.
33 Jeff Danielson
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.31
1/1/2006 Was elected to the Iowa Senate for a four year term.
34 Student forum brings legislators to UNI
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:26, p.1
12/2/2005 Members of the General Assembly talked with students about issues such as tuition and teaching; photo.
35 UNI Regional Business Center to host Des Moines news conference, Friday, Sept. 30, Announcement of new rural entrepreneurship program
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/27/2005 News conference held to announce the launch of community-directed, rural business-accelerator initiative, list of speakers and those available for interviews provided.
36 Thursday, March 31
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/28/2005 "Media Leadership" is next Leaders on Leadership topic; lecture on 'Christianity, Homosexuality, and the Bible' will be given; Jeff Danielson will give address.
37 Jeffrey Danielson
Northern Iowa Today 89:1, p.29
1/1/2005 Jeffrey was elected to the Iowa State Senate in District 10, which includes Hudson, part of Cedar falls and part of Waterloo. He is a Cedar Falls firefighter.
38 UNI graduate campaigns for seat in Senate
Hileman--Angela (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:16, p.3
10/22/2004 Jeff Danielson, with support from Christie Vilsack, campaigned on campus for a seat on the Iowa Senate.
39 Local Democrats fight for UNI students and education
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:61, p.1
7/16/2004 Three Cedar Falls area Democrats seeking positions representing Cedar Falls in the Iowa Senate and House of Representatives meet with student government representatives.
40 NISG meeting at a glance
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:12, p.1
10/11/2002 Allocating funds to student organizations and listening to a presentation on computer fees were among the topics at the NISG meeting.

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