Lindsey Toomer, Colorado Newsline

Lindsey Toomer, Colorado Newsline

Lindsey Toomer covers politics, social justice and other stories for Newsline. She formerly reported on city government at the Denver Gazette and on Colorado mountain town government, education and environment at the Summit Daily News.

White House: U.S. Space Command to remain in Colorado, spurning Alabama

By: and - August 1, 2023

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced on Monday it will headquarter U.S. Space Command in Colorado, a decision that rejects efforts made during the last administration to move the U.S. military facility to Alabama. The decision comes as Alabama Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville continues to block hundreds of senior military promotions from moving forward in the […]

Colorado designer does not have to make websites for same-sex couples, Supreme Court rules

By: and - June 30, 2023

Colorado cannot compel a website designer to create custom sites for same-sex couples, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in an opinion released Friday. The 6-3 ruling, written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, came in 303 Creative v. Elenis. Plaintiff Lorie Smith argued the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, which prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, violates her constitutional right […]

Biden delivers speech during Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs

By: - June 2, 2023

President Joe Biden gave a commencement address during a ceremony Thursday at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. He congratulated each member of the class of 2023 after they received diplomas in the academy’s 65th graduation ceremony. Hundreds of families crowded into Falcon Stadium on the Air Force Academy campus under a cloudy […]

Denver sees hundreds of new migrant arrivals ahead of Title 42 expiration

By: - May 9, 2023

The imminent expiration of a COVID-era immigration policy has left state and local leadership concerned about their ability to support the growing number of migrants coming to Colorado from the southern border of the United States. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock co-wrote a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro […]