The Colorado House of Representatives, pictured in September. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Nearly 1 in 4 lawmakers in the 2018 Colorado legislature landed seats via vacancy committee. And more appointments are coming.

Vacancy committees have already picked replacements for two departing state senators in 2019. At least three more appointments to the Colorado General Assembly are coming -- and perhaps even more.

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Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

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With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record

There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.