1/25/19 Ironies abound as state Senate committee reports out bill to reform civil asset forfeiture. New Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson aggressively pursues court settlement to redraw Congressional and legislative district lines with elections to be held with new maps next year. Benson also asks for a legal opinion from just-elected Attorney General Dana Nessel on the constitutionality of a new law to reform/restrict the ways in which petitioners can collect signatures for ballot proposals. Interview with freshman state Rep. Alex Garza (D-Taylor), who describes how he got his city council to cut the length of its meetings by more than 300%! Sponsored by Deadline Detroit.