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March 30, 2015
Des Moines Register
Iowa forfeiture: Forfeiture spending questioned in Iowa, elsewhere
Scented candles, mulch and tropical fish are among the purchases Iowa law enforcement agencies have...   More

March 30, 2015
Des Moines Register
Iowa forfeiture: A 'system of legal thievery'?
Tired of working minimum-wage temporary jobs in his hometown of Chicago, Michael Sanchez-Ratliff...   More

March 28, 2015
Santa Fe New Mexican
Our View: Stop policing for profit in New Mexico
So much bad happened during the recent 60-day legislative session that there has been little time to comment on what good did result...   More

March 27, 2015
FOX News
Mississippi lawmakers OK vouchers for special-needs students at faith-based schools
Parents with special-needs kids in Mississippi could soon use taxpayer dollars to send them to...   More

March 25, 2015
Forbes
New Mexico Nixes Civil Asset Forfeiture: Leviathan Can Be Defeated
It’s spring, and just as the appearance of shoots and buds makes you optimistic that winter is departing...   More

March 25, 2015
Wall Street Journal
Legislation to Curb Civil Forfeiture Advances in States
Georgia lawmakers are set to vote on legislation intended to rein in the state’s civil forfeiture procedures...   More

March 24, 2015
The Tampa Tribune
Judge upholds minimum fare for limos in Hillsborough
A judge has upheld Hillsborough County’s right to impose a $50 minimum fare for limousines, a small victory for the county’s...   More

March 24, 2015
Washington Post
New Mexico legislature passes sweeping bill to rein in forfeiture abuses
Yesterday, we were pretty hard on New Mexico here at The Watch. Today, a little due praise is in order...   More

March 24, 2015
Investor's Business Daily
Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws: Time To End The Abuse
New Mexico's legislature has passed a reform bill that will virtually end civil asset forfeiture in the state...   More

March 23, 2015
Washington Post
Robert Reich is right: Stop pushing college on every kid
Liberal economist Robert Reich’s words of caution about our higher ed system could not be more important or more timely...   More