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Lindsey Toomer

Lindsey Toomer

Lindsey Toomer covers politics, social justice and other stories for Colorado 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.

Former U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder remembered as women’s rights trailblazer

By: - March 14, 2023

Many are remembering former U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder, a Colorado Democrat who was a trailblazer for women’s rights throughout her life and career. Schroeder spent time in Iowa during her childhood and graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines in 1958. Schroeder, who represented Denver in Congress for 24 years beginning in 1972, died […]