Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto

Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto, a Democrat representing Bernalillo County, carried the Forfeiture Reform bill on the floor of the Senate. Like Senator Torraco, Senator Ivey-Soto worked behind the scenes to secure support for the bill. And, when personal business forced Senator Torraco to be absent from the final vote, Senator Ivey-Soto stepped into her place and spoke in favor of the bill.

  • November 18, 2015    |   Private Property

    New Mexico Forfeiture

    This Ends Now: Enforcing New Mexico’s Landmark Civil Forfeiture Reform To Shut Down The Albuquerque Forfeiture Machine

    NOTE: This page is for IJ’s first challenge to Albuquerque’s civil forfeiture program. This challenge ended in May 2016. For information on IJ’s current, ongoing challenge to Albuquerque’s program click here. In New Mexico, civil forfeiture is big business. Cities across the state run forfeiture programs that rake in millions of dollars. The City of…

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