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TASC News

Chicago Tribune Editorial – The opioid crisis in Illinois: How to combat drug overdoses

Apr 16, 2019

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Reduced Recidivism, Deflection from Justice Involvement, Family Reunification among TASC 2018 Highlights

Mar 18, 2019

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Illinois Treatment Outcomes Highlight Effectiveness of TASC Specialized Case Management

Mar 7, 2019

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Nearing 1,000 Served, Supportive Release Center Changes Lives

Feb 28, 2019

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Training for Law Enforcement on Substance Use Disorders: Issue Brief by TASC Center for Health and Justice

Feb 18, 2019

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Governor Pritzker Establishes New Justice, Equity and Opportunity Initiative

Feb 14, 2019

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Soaring Female Incarceration Rates Demand Gender-Responsive Policies

Feb 1, 2019

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Honorees at TASC 2018 Leadership Awards Luncheon: This is Just the Beginning

Dec 13, 2018

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Health and Justice Reforms on the Ballot: 2018 Midterm Election Results

Dec 4, 2018

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TASC President Pam Rodriguez Selected to Pritzker Committee for Restorative Justice and Safe Communities

Nov 30, 2018

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Poll: 69% Back Illinois Law Pushing Drug Treatment over Arrest

Nov 27, 2018

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Youth, Parents, and Program Partners Celebrate Juvenile Justice Collaborative

Nov 19, 2018

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Charlier Named Head of TASC’s Center for Health and Justice

Oct 29, 2018

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TASC 2018 Luncheon to Honor Leaders in Justice System Diversion

Oct 17, 2018

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In Illinois, People with Criminal Records May Register and Vote

Oct 12, 2018

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“Deflection” Grants Available to Illinois Law Enforcement-Community Partnerships, Proposals Due October 25, 2018

Oct 10, 2018

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New Winners’ Circle in Bloomington; Replicating the Model Nationally

Oct 8, 2018

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Delegation of Ugandan Juvenile Justice Leaders Visits TASC

Sep 25, 2018

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Supporting International Efforts to Prevent Overdose and Treat Substance Use Disorders

Aug 31, 2018

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Governor Rauner, Illinois Lawmakers Weigh in on New Pre-Arrest Diversion Legislation

Aug 24, 2018

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Governor Signs Illinois Law Enforcement Diversion Bill, First of Its Kind in the Nation

Aug 22, 2018

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Supportive Release Center Marks One-Year Anniversary; Model Replicated in Albuquerque

Jul 26, 2018

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National Collaborative Co-founded by TASC Launches Website Supporting Pre-Arrest Diversion

Jul 18, 2018

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2018 Recovery Month PSAs, Toolkit Now Available

Jul 16, 2018

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Webinar Delivers Opioid Screening and Assessment Solutions for Law Enforcement, Justice Practitioners

Jul 12, 2018

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June 26 is International Day Against Drug Abuse; TASC Hosts Caribbean Delegation Visit of Model Justice Interventions

Jun 25, 2018

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Illinois Mental Health Parity Bill Passes House, Moves to Senate

May 30, 2018

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May 3 Twitter Chat: #RecoveryNotArrest

May 3, 2018

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Senate Panel OKs Bush Bill to Give Police, Communities “Road Map” to Fight Opioid Crisis

Apr 19, 2018

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Inaugural Pre-Arrest Diversion Conference in March; HHS Assistant Secretary Elinore McCance-Katz to Speak

Feb 14, 2018

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Averting Crisis: Safe Withdrawal in Jail Settings

Jan 25, 2018

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Leaders in Transforming Health and Justice Recognized at TASC’s 2017 Leadership Awards Luncheon

Dec 16, 2017

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Addiction Policy Forum Announces New Initiatives and Partnerships to Address the Opioid Crisis

Dec 12, 2017

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National Public Health Emergency Declared in Face of Opioid Crisis; TASC and Partners Collaborating to Offer Solutions and Strategies

Oct 27, 2017

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Op-Ed by TASC President: Cook County State’s Attorney Report “Bold and Refreshing”

Oct 20, 2017

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Leading the Movement Toward Diversion as a First Response: Building Connections to Treatment at the Front End of the Justice System

Oct 18, 2017

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2017 TASC Leadership Award Honorees Announced

Oct 12, 2017

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Peter Palanca Honored; TASC Executive Retiring After 40 Years of Service to the Field

Sep 26, 2017

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New Early Identification Opioid Screening Tool Available from Texas Christian University and the Center for Health and Justice at TASC

Sep 22, 2017

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TASC, National Judicial College Offer Self-Study Courses on Addiction for Criminal Justice Practitioners

Aug 21, 2017

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IACP and TASC Announce National Initiative to Combat the U.S. Opioid Epidemic and Mainstream Pre-Arrest Diversion Programs

Aug 15, 2017

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TASC, Partners Launch Supportive Release Center by Cook County Jail

Jul 27, 2017

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SAMHSA Awards Funding to Cook County Drug Treatment Courts, including TASC Case Management

Jun 26, 2017

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TASC Opposes the Gutting of Medicaid

Jun 23, 2017

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Addiction Policy Forum Spotlight on Innovation: Moms and Babies Program at Decatur Correctional Center

Jun 8, 2017

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Collateral Consequences of Convictions

May 19, 2017

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TASC Releases Survey of Prosecutorial Diversion in Illinois, Offering Recommendations to Guide Expansion and Improvement

Apr 26, 2017

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TASC Executive Vice President Chairing National Addiction Leadership Conference

Apr 4, 2017

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Governor Rauner Signs Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation at TASC

Mar 10, 2017

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OP-ED: Revamping of Health Law Could Be Costly to Illinois

Mar 3, 2017

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TASC Co-Convenes First-Ever National Summit on Deflecting People from Arrest

Mar 2, 2017

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Lurie Children’s Hospital Launches Pilot Program to Help Curb Youth Violence in Chicago

Feb 13, 2017

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February 12-18 is Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week

Feb 12, 2017

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Supporting Criminal Justice Reforms and Treatment Access: National Initiatives

Jan 27, 2017

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New Illinois Laws Remove Employment Barriers for People with Criminal Records

Jan 20, 2017

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TASC 2016 Awards Luncheon Honors Civic and Philanthropic Leaders

Dec 16, 2016

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TASC Offers Roll Call Videos for Law Enforcement: The Science of Addiction, Building Partnership with Treatment

Dec 9, 2016

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The Chicago Reporter and John Kaul Greene to Receive TASC’s 2016 Leadership Awards

Nov 16, 2016

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The Chicago Community Trust Grantee Success Profile: Justice and Health Initiative

Oct 11, 2016

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TASC Releases Medicaid Policy Briefs, Offers Financing Strategies to Improve Community-Based Healthcare Access for Criminal Justice Populations

Oct 7, 2016

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International Policy Experts Visit TASC, Explore Alternatives to Incarceration

Sep 22, 2016

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Fundamentals of Alternatives to Incarceration

Sep 21, 2016

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TASC Joins Partners in West Side Heroin Task Force to Address Chicago’s Opiate Epidemic

Sep 3, 2016

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Addiction Today Radio Interviews TASC’s Peter Palanca about Family Role in Addiction Recovery

Aug 25, 2016

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Addiction Policy Forum and National Criminal Justice Association Partner to Translate Opioid Research to Practice

Aug 8, 2016

TASC News

New Law Removes Barrier to Restored Citizenship for Eligible TASC Clients

Jul 25, 2016

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TASC Consulting Supports New White House Data-Driven Justice Initiative

Jul 1, 2016

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Paths to Addiction Treatment Fraught With Barriers; Misinformed Expectations Can Set Up Disappointment

Jun 16, 2016

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Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County Supports Connections from Jail to Drug Treatment

Jun 15, 2016

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Best Practices for Jail Medicaid Enrollment: TASC in Modern Healthcare Article

May 25, 2016

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Public Support Grows for Criminal Justice Diversion Initiatives

May 18, 2016

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National TASC Conference Showcases Local Diversion Programs

May 13, 2016

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Congratulations to 2016 Integrated Behavioral Health Interns

May 5, 2016

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National Reentry Week Highlights Key Elements of Criminal Justice Reform

Apr 25, 2016

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Medicaid Expansion: Improving Access to Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment for Justice Populations

Apr 6, 2016

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U.S. Senate Passes Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), Bipartisan Bill Moves to House of Representatives

Mar 18, 2016

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TASC Public Policy Priorities

Feb 18, 2016

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Sheriff Tom Dart, Bill O’Donnell Receive TASC Leadership Awards; Access to Healthcare and Recovery Highlighted at Annual Event

Dec 14, 2015

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Parental Addiction Treatment Improves Child Welfare Outcomes: TASC President Pam Rodriguez at Capitol Hill Briefing

Dec 7, 2015

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2015 TASC Leadership Awards Luncheon to Honor Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, Entrepreneur Bill O’Donnell

Oct 21, 2015

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2015 Urban Labs Innovation Challenge Winners: TASC, Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Heartland Alliance Earn Grant for Supportive Release Center

Oct 16, 2015

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Revision of Automatic Transfer Law Achieves Common Cause for Illinois Juvenile Justice Reform

Oct 9, 2015

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Chicago, Rockford, and GSU Events Shine Spotlight on Recovery

Oct 1, 2015

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Faith Leaders to Gather in Chicago Heights for Training on Addiction and Recovery

Sep 29, 2015

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Using Technology to Improve Rural Health Access

Jul 2, 2015

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TASC President Appointed to Governor Rauner’s Criminal Justice Reform Commission

Mar 5, 2015

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TASC VP George Williams Receives 7th Congressional District Heroes Award

Feb 17, 2015

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Governor Rauner Boosts Criminal Justice Reform; Solutions Include Diversion and Alternatives to Incarceration

Feb 11, 2015

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TASC’s Khalid Scott Honored Among Chicago Defender’s Men of Excellence

Jan 20, 2015

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Illinois Parents Facing Relinquishment of Kids with Mental Illness to Get Help

Jan 5, 2015

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Illinois Employers No Longer Allowed to Ask About Criminal Histories on Job Application Forms

Jan 2, 2015

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Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter, Walgreens’ Steve Pemberton Honored at TASC 2014 Celebration

Dec 16, 2014

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Sangamon County Drug Court Celebrates Four Years

Dec 5, 2014

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Pamela Rodriguez Op-Ed in Daily Herald: Is Illinois Ready for Criminal Justice Reform?

Oct 21, 2014

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New Illinois Law Automatically Expunges Records of Juvenile Arrests That Don’t Lead to Convictions

Oct 10, 2014

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Highlights from Celebrations of Recovery Month 2014 in Illinois

Sep 25, 2014

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IL State Sen. Mattie Hunter, Walgreens’ Steve Pemberton to Receive TASC 2014 Leadership Awards

Sep 17, 2014

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Anthony Harden, TASC Youth Services Administrator, Receives IADDA Award for Distinguished Service

Sep 6, 2014

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OP-ED: In Heroin Fight, Public Health Strategy, Vivitrol Are Key Weapons

Jul 17, 2014

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TASC Leaders Featured in 2014 National Drug Control Strategy and White House Video

Jul 10, 2014

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Researchers to Study Impact of Affordable Care Act on Public Safety; Cook County Key Research Site

Jul 3, 2014

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Mental Health Court Celebrates 10 Years

Jun 4, 2014

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Sam’s Club Donation Helps TASC Serve Parents & Babies

May 1, 2014

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Report: Racial Imbalances, Lesser Offenses Highlight Illinois Juvenile Transfers to Adult Court

Apr 28, 2014

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TASC VP, Experts Spotlight Prevention, Treatment Funding at Illinois House Heroin Hearing

Apr 17, 2014

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National Survey of Diversion Programs Takes Center Stage at Congressional Briefing

Jan 13, 2014

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TASC Honors Legal Action Center President Paul Samuels and WGN News Anchor Bob Jordan

Dec 19, 2013

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National Law Enforcement Leaders Examine Science of Substance Use Disorders and Implications for Practice

Nov 26, 2013

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Preeminent Addiction Neuroscientist Named Advisor to TASC Center for Health and Justice

Oct 24, 2013

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TASC Snags 5th Gold-Seal-of-Approval from National Standards Setting Group

Oct 18, 2013

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342,000 Low-Income Illinois Citizens to Have Access to Medical Care, Treatment for Substance Use and Mental Health Conditions, Beginning January 1

Oct 2, 2013

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TASC to Honor WGN’s Bob Jordan, Legal Action Center’s Paul Samuels on December 11

Sep 30, 2013

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Illinois Lawmakers, Quinn Remove Employment Barriers Resulting from Criminal Records

Aug 30, 2013

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New Illinois Law Adds Hispanic/Latino Category to Criminal Justice Data Collection

Aug 27, 2013

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New Illinois Law Clears Hurdle to Health Care Access Upon Exit from Incarceration

Aug 23, 2013

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Emanuel, Preckwinkle, TASC Chief Praise Holder Drug Sentencing Shift

Aug 13, 2013

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TASC President Hails Quinn Signature on New Criminal Justice Reform Laws

Aug 6, 2013

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Madison County, IL Curbs Heroin Fatalities; Deaths Climb in DuPage, Marion, Winnebago

Aug 1, 2013

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Heroin Deaths Surge in DuPage; Good Samaritan Law and Emergency Meds Can Prevent Fatalities But They’re Not Enough

Jul 31, 2013

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Law Diverting 17-Year-Olds Facing Felony Offense to Juvenile Court Advances Rehabilitation

Jul 19, 2013

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Our View: End Racial Disproportionality in Drug Arrests, Expand Interventions for All Drug Offenders

Jun 12, 2013

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Amidst Pain and Chaos, Hope and Solutions

May 1, 2013

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Cook County Judge Paul Biebel Named Inspiring Innovator by Chicago Lawyer Magazine

Feb 4, 2013

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Christopher Kennedy Lawford: Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate; Opportunities for Treatment, Recovery Shouldn’t Either

Dec 22, 2012

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Presiding Judge Paul Biebel Discusses Cook County Court Response to Drug and Mental Health Problems

Dec 19, 2012

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Christopher Kennedy Lawford, Judge Paul Biebel Accept TASC Leadership Awards; Highlight Necessity of Drug Treatment, Mental Health Treatment, and Recovery Services

Dec 17, 2012

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Why Systems Matter: Are They Helping or Hurting Communities?

Dec 6, 2012

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Statewide Criminal Justice Association Names Director: Edna R. Lee Takes Helm of Justice Advocacy Group

Nov 27, 2012

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The Impact on Children of a Parent’s Incarceration

Oct 19, 2012

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Governor Pat Quinn at Drug Prevention Symposium: “We don’t ever, ever want to leave a person behind”; Chicago Sun-Times Columnist Neil Steinberg Discusses Personal Experience in Recovery

Oct 15, 2012

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Lillian and Larry Goodman Foundation to Honor Partners in Drug Abuse Prevention; Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Scheduled to Attend

Oct 10, 2012

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Judge Paul Biebel and Christopher Kennedy Lawford to Receive TASC’s 2012 Leadership Awards

Oct 8, 2012

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TASC President Pamela Rodriguez Receives BSU Outstanding Alumni Award

Oct 4, 2012

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TASC to Chicago Tribune: 1st Responders to Illinois High School Student Drug Problems Must Be Counselors, Not Cops

Oct 1, 2012

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle: Bond Court Changes Will Save Taxpayer Dollars

Jul 17, 2012

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Illinois “Summits of Hope” Offer Positive Community Connections for People on Probation and Parole

Jun 20, 2012

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New Report: Illinois Medicaid Cuts Could Cost Illinois 25,000 Jobs

Apr 26, 2012

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Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Visits HRDI and TASC Services

Mar 30, 2012

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Association Recognizes Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Danny Davis, and IL Senators Mattie Hunter and Kwame Raoul for Racial Justice Efforts

Mar 20, 2012

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IACJ to Honor U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Danny K. Davis, IL Senator Mattie Hunter and IL Senator Kwame Raoul for Criminal Justice and Racial Justice Legislation

Mar 14, 2012

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Gov. Pat Quinn’s Illinois Budget: Close Some Illinois Prisons, Invest More Money in Illinois Community Care

Feb 23, 2012

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Illinois’ Unpaid Bills Could Top $34 Billion in 5 Years

Jan 31, 2012

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Illinois Pension, Medicaid Costs to Top Illinois Budget Problems in 2012

Jan 9, 2012

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Gov. Pat Quinn OK’s Restoration of Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Funding

Dec 21, 2011

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ABTC, TASC Open Renovated Reentry Home for Juveniles in Douglas Park

Dec 8, 2011

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Illinois Lawmakers OK Funding to Keep Illinois Prisons, Mental Health Facilities Open

Nov 30, 2011

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Illinois Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Restore Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Money

Nov 30, 2011

TASC News

Congress Restores Second Chance Act Funding

Nov 21, 2011

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Creating Institutional Change in the Criminal Justice System: White House Blog Post by Judge William Dressel

Nov 9, 2011

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Top Researchers Advise on Criminal Justice Reform in “The Prison Journal”; Chicago Experts Arthur Lurigio, Pamela Rodriguez Featured

Oct 26, 2011

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Congressman Danny Davis, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske Headline Oct. 17 Forum on Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Adjudication Programs

Oct 14, 2011

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Lawmakers Dennis Reboletti, Adam Brown, Mattie Hunter Open Way for Seized Drug Money to Help Fund Addiction Treatment

Sep 26, 2011

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State Panel to Address Data Gaps in Racial and Ethnic Identities of Arrestees

Sep 22, 2011

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Governor Pat Quinn Approves Law to Improve Employment Chances for Former Offenders

Sep 21, 2011

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Racial Justice: Gov. Pat Quinn OKs Panel to Tackle African-American Economic, Social Disparities

Sep 19, 2011

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U.S. Senate Panel Votes to Cut Second Chance Funding

Sep 16, 2011

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TASC’s Peter Palanca Receives Distinguished Service Award

Sep 15, 2011

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To Combat Discrimination, Illinois Judges Can Now Seal Arrest, Trial Records of Persons Innocent, Acquitted of Criminal Charges

Sep 14, 2011

TASC News

Do Illinois Drug-Free Zone Laws Shield Children from Drug Crimes?

Sep 13, 2011

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Illinois Tax Revenue Jumped from $1.9 Billion in August 2010 to $2.2 Billion Last Month

Sep 9, 2011

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Op-ed in The Southern: Recovery Can Be a Benefit to Everyone

Sep 7, 2011

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September is National Recovery Month

Aug 11, 2011

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TASC, Coalition for Whole Health Recommend Coverage of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services in Essential Health Benefit Package

Jul 26, 2011

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New Illinois Budget Not Settled Gov. Pat Quinn Says

Jun 28, 2011

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Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Racing to Pay $1.8 Billion in Illinois Medicaid Bills by June 30

Jun 23, 2011

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83% of Adult Males Arrested in Chicago Test Positive for Illegal Drugs at Time of Arrest

Jun 15, 2011

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OUR VIEW: Governor Quinn Should Sign Budget with Restored Funding for Addiction Treatment

Jun 10, 2011

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TASC President Featured in Cover Story of Alumni Magazine

Jun 9, 2011

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Tribute to Noel Dennis, Longtime TASC Board Member

Jun 7, 2011

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Gov. Pat Quinn Is “Reviewing” Illinois Budget Impact on Illinois Human Services, Aide Says

Jun 1, 2011

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Illinois GOP Opposes Democratic Efforts to Pay Overdue Bills

May 27, 2011

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Illinois Treasurer Wants to Hike State Bond Costs to Pay Backlog of Unpaid Bills to Human Service Providers, Other Vendors

May 24, 2011

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Feigenholtz, Steans Reshape Illinois Human Services Budget

May 21, 2011

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Illinois House, Senate Restore Drug Treatment Money Cut by Gov. Pat Quinn

May 17, 2011

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Illinois House Lawmakers Put Final Touches on Illinois Budget; Most Programs Face Cuts

May 10, 2011

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Illinois Budget: Labor Union Rolls Out TV, Radio Ad Campaign; House, Senate Budget Lawmakers Divided

May 5, 2011

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Illinois Senate Democrats Seek Budget Details from GOP as Votes Near

May 2, 2011

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State Rep. Ron Stephens Opposes Illinois Human Services Budget Cuts

Apr 29, 2011

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U.S. Senator Richard Durbin to be Honored for Fair Sentencing Act; IL Senators Mattie Hunter and Kwame Raoul Recognized for State Leadership in Racial Justice

Apr 20, 2011

TASC News

Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Opposes Short-Term Borrowing Plan to Pay Backlog of Bills

Apr 20, 2011

TASC News

Senate President John Cullerton, GOP Leader Christine Radogno Divided over Budget

Apr 18, 2011

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Illinois House Putting Programs on the “Chopping Block”, Says Rep. William Davis

Apr 12, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House, Senate and Gov. Pat Quinn Have Competing Illinois Budget Plans

Apr 11, 2011

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$3 Billion Separates Illinois House, Gov. Pat Quinn over Illinois Budget Plan

Apr 4, 2011

TASC News

Chicago Sun-Times Publishes TASC Letter to Editor Praising Preckwinkle’s Plan to Favor Drug Treatment over Jail

Apr 4, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House, Senate at Odds over Illinois Budget Revenue Projections

Mar 31, 2011

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Mattie Hunter: Illinois Human Services Receive $211 Million Less than Last Year in Gov. Quinn’s New Budget

Mar 30, 2011

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Gov. Quinn Rescinds Immediate Cuts to Drug Treatment; Next up: FY12 Funding Restoration

Mar 10, 2011

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Illinois House Panel to Vote on Resolution Calling for Immediate Halt to Gov. Quinn’s Elimination of Drug Treatment Funding

Mar 7, 2011

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State Reps. Sara Feigenholtz, Jim Watson Seek to Halt Gov. Quinn’s Move to Eliminate Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Feb 24, 2011

TASC News

Children of Alcoholics Week 2011; “Under the Influence” Program on Nickelodeon

Feb 14, 2011

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Chicago Sun-Times Editorial: Justice System Unfair to Drug Offenders

Feb 2, 2011

TASC News

African Americans in Cook County 5 Times More Likely than Whites to Go to Prison for Low-Level Drug Offenses, New Report Reveals

Jan 31, 2011

TASC News

TASC’s 2010 Luncheon Celebrates Vision and Leadership, with Thanks to Donors

Dec 20, 2010

TASC News

Survey: Drug Use Among 8th-Graders Surges; IL Treatment, Prevention Funding Cuts Aggravate Problem

Dec 17, 2010

TASC News

TASC Founder Receives Justice Leadership Award, Calls for Public Health Approach to Addiction

Dec 8, 2010

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TASC Founder Melody Heaps, Judge George Timberlake to be honored at Dec. 1 TASC Luncheon; Event & Raffle Tickets Going Fast

Nov 22, 2010

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TASC Awarded Maximum CARF Accreditation; Independent Survey Commends TASC for Service Quality

Nov 15, 2010

TASC News

How Parents’ Alcoholism Affects Children: Nickelodeon TV Special Premieres Nov. 14

Nov 12, 2010

TASC News

OP-ED: Prison Drug Treatment Would Reduce Crime, Recidivism, Budgets; Deficit Commission Should Heed Savings by Treatment, Recommendations in National Drug Control Strategy

Oct 18, 2010

TASC News

Homewood Resident Named Chairman of Statewide Substance Abuse Treatment Advocacy Group

Oct 5, 2010

TASC News

Senator Heather Steans, Rep. Greg Harris Focus Town Hall Meeting on Illinois Budget Crisis; Attendees Applaud Alcohol, Drug Prevention, Treatment Services

Aug 27, 2010

TASC News

New Data Show Drop in Illinois Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities, But Budget Cuts to Alcohol Treatment Put Gains at Risk, Advocates Say

Aug 26, 2010

TASC News

New Poll Says 50% View Alcohol, Cigarettes More Dangerous than Marijuana, Surprising Substance Abuse Treatment Advocates

Aug 3, 2010

TASC News

As Chicago Heroin Escalates, Senator Mattie Hunter Calls on Gov. Pat Quinn to Reverse Drug Treatment Funding Cuts

Jul 25, 2010

TASC News

Our View: Decreasing Drug Treatment Funding Only Fuels Illinois Heroin Scourge

Jun 30, 2010

TASC News

TASC Model Recommended in National Drug Control Strategy

Jun 24, 2010

TASC News

Coming to Chicago in July: 4th National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery

May 18, 2010

TASC News

From CCAI: Gov. Pat Quinn Aims to Borrow $900 Million to Ease Illinois Cash Flow Crisis—Madigan, Cullerton, Cross, and Radogno Must Address Longer-Term Illinois Budget Problem

Nov 16, 2009

TASC News

TASC featured on KMOV-TV St. Louis

Nov 14, 2009

TASC News

White House Official to Speak at IL Drug Prevention, Treatment Conference

Sep 28, 2009

TASC News

State Lawmakers, Criminal Justice Experts to Scrutinize Racial Impact of Illinois Drug Laws

Sep 21, 2009

TASC News

IL Budget Passes With Modified Cuts to Human Services; TASC Awaits Revised State Contracts; Furloughed TASC Staff Return to Work

Jul 16, 2009

TASC News

DCFS Restores Funds Previously Cut from TASC’s Child Welfare Programs; DHS Funding Cuts Hurting Thousands

Jul 10, 2009

TASC News

Illinois Doomsday Budget Forces TASC to Suspend Addiction Services

Jul 10, 2009

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CBS-2 News Video: Illinois Doomsday Budget Forces TASC Employee Furlough, Client Service Cuts

Jul 2, 2009

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TASC Court Services Suspended Due To Illinois Doomsday Budget

Jul 1, 2009

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Children & Parents Lose TASC Services; Dozens of TASC Staff Furloughed and Laid Off; Still No State Budget Resolution in Sight for Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Cross, Radogno

Jun 24, 2009

TASC News

Cuts to Drug Treatment Fiscally Irresponsible; Budget Cuts Shift Costs to Counties, Threaten Public Safety; Quinn Wants IL General Assembly to Vote on Revenue Wednesday

Jun 21, 2009

TASC News

WBEZ Interviews TASC on Budget Cuts; Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Radogno and Cross Still Deadlocked

Jun 18, 2009

TASC News

IL Budget Cuts Wipe Out TASC Child Welfare Services; Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Radogno, Cross Meet; Special Session To Begin 6/23

Jun 16, 2009

TASC News

Governor Quinn’s Office Reiterates Need for Tax Hike to Fund Human Services

Jun 16, 2009

TASC News

TASC and IL Treatment Agencies Receive Doomsday Letters; Still No Answers from Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Radogno, Cross

Jun 15, 2009

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“Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Services? Gone.” Still No Resolution from Governor Quinn, Michael Madigan, John Cullerton, Tom Cross, Christine Radogno

Jun 14, 2009

TASC News

Heroes of TASC Honored at Luncheon; Judge Louis B. Garippo and Publisher Isaac Lewis Receive Leadership Awards

Jun 11, 2009

TASC News

Thank You To Our Donors — Patrons Corboy & Demetrio, Benefactor Astellas Pharma US, and Many Others!

Jun 11, 2009

TASC News

IL Drug Treatment and Prevention in Jeopardy; July 1 Deadline Looms for Governor Quinn and Legislative Leaders Cullerton, Radogno, Madigan, and Cross

Jun 10, 2009

TASC News

New Directions for Drug Policy in IL; One-Day Conference This Friday in Chicago

Jun 9, 2009

TASC News

Governor Pat Quinn, Top Lawmakers-Cullerton, Madigan, Cross, Radogno-Meet; State has $11.6 Billion Deficit, Drug Treatment on Chopping Block

Jun 4, 2009

TASC News

Support TASC’s Public Policy and Service Advocacy — Leadership Awards Luncheon Just One Week Away

Jun 2, 2009

TASC News

New Study Shows Mental Illness Prevalent in Jail Populations; Cook County Mental Health Court Offers Solutions

Jun 2, 2009

TASC News

Illinois Legislature Slashes Governor Pat Quinn’s Budget, Illinois Drug Treatment by 50%

Jun 1, 2009

TASC News

New Reports Reveal Chicago Tops Nation in Arrestee Drug Use; Illinois Drug Treatment Spending Paltry

May 28, 2009

TASC News

TASC President Melody Heaps Receives White House Award

May 27, 2009

TASC News

Governor Pat Quinn Threatens to Close Two Drug Treatment Prisons, 2,200 Addicted Offenders Will Return to Illinois Communities

May 26, 2009

TASC News

National Institute on Drug Abuse Publishes TASC Research: Recovery­ Oriented Care for Drug ­Abusing Offenders

Apr 30, 2009

TASC News

Racial Disparities in Prisons Decline Nationally, Yet Persist in Illinois

Apr 20, 2009

TASC News

5¢-a-Drink Alcohol Tax Proposed to Help Fill Illinois Budget Gap, Protect Drug, Alcohol Treatment Funding

Apr 16, 2009

TASC News

Drug Treatment Helps Achieve Dramatic Illinois Parolee Recidivism Drop

May 21, 2008

TASC News

Plan to Study State Drug Laws Impact on Minority Imprisonment Rates Approved, 54-0, by Illinois Senate

Apr 21, 2008

TASC News

President Bush Signs Second Chance Act, Providing Funding for Drug Treatment; Rep. Davis Attends

Apr 14, 2008

TASC News

TASC Advocates, Lawmakers Seek Reduction of Minorities in Illinois Prisons, Offer Solutions

Apr 8, 2008

TASC News

Rep. Davis, Heaps Hail Second Chance Act Approval, Angered at Spike in U.S. Prison Population

Mar 18, 2008

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Feb 6, 2019

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Oct 16, 2018

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Sep 7, 2018

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Aug 20, 2018

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Aug 1, 2018

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Chicago Tribune Editorial – The opioid crisis in Illinois: How to combat drug overdoses
Apr 16, 2019

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Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2019, provides annual “big picture” view of confinement in the U.S.
Mar 27, 2019

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Reduced Recidivism, Deflection from Justice Involvement, Family Reunification among TASC 2018 Highlights
Mar 18, 2019

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Illinois Treatment Outcomes Highlight Effectiveness of TASC Specialized Case Management
Mar 7, 2019

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Nearing 1,000 Served, Supportive Release Center Changes Lives
Feb 28, 2019

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U.S. drug overdose death rates the highest among wealthy nations, USC study finds
Feb 22, 2019

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Training for Law Enforcement on Substance Use Disorders: Issue Brief by TASC Center for Health and Justice
Feb 18, 2019

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Governor Pritzker Establishes New Justice, Equity and Opportunity Initiative
Feb 14, 2019

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Soaring Female Incarceration Rates Demand Gender-Responsive Policies
Feb 1, 2019

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Honorees at TASC 2018 Leadership Awards Luncheon: This is Just the Beginning
Dec 13, 2018

TASC News

Health and Justice Reforms on the Ballot: 2018 Midterm Election Results
Dec 4, 2018

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TASC President Pam Rodriguez Selected to Pritzker Committee for Restorative Justice and Safe Communities
Nov 30, 2018

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Poll: 69% Back Illinois Law Pushing Drug Treatment over Arrest
Nov 27, 2018

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Youth, Parents, and Program Partners Celebrate Juvenile Justice Collaborative
Nov 19, 2018

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Charlier Named Head of TASC’s Center for Health and Justice
Oct 29, 2018

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TASC 2018 Luncheon to Honor Leaders in Justice System Diversion
Oct 17, 2018

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Oct 16, 2018

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In Illinois, People with Criminal Records May Register and Vote
Oct 12, 2018

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“Deflection” Grants Available to Illinois Law Enforcement-Community Partnerships, Proposals Due October 25, 2018
Oct 10, 2018

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New Winners’ Circle in Bloomington; Replicating the Model Nationally
Oct 8, 2018

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Delegation of Ugandan Juvenile Justice Leaders Visits TASC
Sep 25, 2018

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Supporting International Efforts to Prevent Overdose and Treat Substance Use Disorders
Aug 31, 2018

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Governor Rauner, Illinois Lawmakers Weigh in on New Pre-Arrest Diversion Legislation
Aug 24, 2018

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Governor Signs Illinois Law Enforcement Diversion Bill, First of Its Kind in the Nation
Aug 22, 2018

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Aug 20, 2018

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Supportive Release Center Marks One-Year Anniversary; Model Replicated in Albuquerque
Jul 26, 2018

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National Collaborative Co-founded by TASC Launches Website Supporting Pre-Arrest Diversion
Jul 18, 2018

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2018 Recovery Month PSAs, Toolkit Now Available
Jul 16, 2018

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Webinar Delivers Opioid Screening and Assessment Solutions for Law Enforcement, Justice Practitioners
Jul 12, 2018

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June 26 is International Day Against Drug Abuse; TASC Hosts Caribbean Delegation Visit of Model Justice Interventions
Jun 25, 2018

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Illinois Mental Health Parity Bill Passes House, Moves to Senate
May 30, 2018

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May 3 Twitter Chat: #RecoveryNotArrest
May 3, 2018

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Senate Panel OKs Bush Bill to Give Police, Communities “Road Map” to Fight Opioid Crisis
Apr 19, 2018

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Inaugural Pre-Arrest Diversion Conference in March; HHS Assistant Secretary Elinore McCance-Katz to Speak
Feb 14, 2018

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Averting Crisis: Safe Withdrawal in Jail Settings
Jan 25, 2018

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Leaders in Transforming Health and Justice Recognized at TASC’s 2017 Leadership Awards Luncheon
Dec 16, 2017

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Addiction Policy Forum Announces New Initiatives and Partnerships to Address the Opioid Crisis
Dec 12, 2017

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National Public Health Emergency Declared in Face of Opioid Crisis; TASC and Partners Collaborating to Offer Solutions and Strategies
Oct 27, 2017

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Op-Ed by TASC President: Cook County State’s Attorney Report “Bold and Refreshing”
Oct 20, 2017

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Leading the Movement Toward Diversion as a First Response: Building Connections to Treatment at the Front End of the Justice System
Oct 18, 2017

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2017 TASC Leadership Award Honorees Announced
Oct 12, 2017

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Peter Palanca Honored; TASC Executive Retiring After 40 Years of Service to the Field
Sep 26, 2017

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New Early Identification Opioid Screening Tool Available from Texas Christian University and the Center for Health and Justice at TASC
Sep 22, 2017

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TASC, National Judicial College Offer Self-Study Courses on Addiction for Criminal Justice Practitioners
Aug 21, 2017

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IACP and TASC Announce National Initiative to Combat the U.S. Opioid Epidemic and Mainstream Pre-Arrest Diversion Programs
Aug 15, 2017

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TASC, Partners Launch Supportive Release Center by Cook County Jail
Jul 27, 2017

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SAMHSA Awards Funding to Cook County Drug Treatment Courts, including TASC Case Management
Jun 26, 2017

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TASC Opposes the Gutting of Medicaid
Jun 23, 2017

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Addiction Policy Forum Spotlight on Innovation: Moms and Babies Program at Decatur Correctional Center
Jun 8, 2017

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Collateral Consequences of Convictions
May 19, 2017

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TASC Releases Survey of Prosecutorial Diversion in Illinois, Offering Recommendations to Guide Expansion and Improvement
Apr 26, 2017

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TASC Executive Vice President Chairing National Addiction Leadership Conference
Apr 4, 2017

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Governor Rauner Signs Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation at TASC
Mar 10, 2017

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OP-ED: Revamping of Health Law Could Be Costly to Illinois
Mar 3, 2017

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TASC Co-Convenes First-Ever National Summit on Deflecting People from Arrest
Mar 2, 2017

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Lurie Children’s Hospital Launches Pilot Program to Help Curb Youth Violence in Chicago
Feb 13, 2017

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February 12-18 is Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week
Feb 12, 2017

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Supporting Criminal Justice Reforms and Treatment Access: National Initiatives
Jan 27, 2017

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New Illinois Laws Remove Employment Barriers for People with Criminal Records
Jan 20, 2017

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TASC 2016 Awards Luncheon Honors Civic and Philanthropic Leaders
Dec 16, 2016

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TASC Offers Roll Call Videos for Law Enforcement: The Science of Addiction, Building Partnership with Treatment
Dec 9, 2016

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The Chicago Reporter and John Kaul Greene to Receive TASC’s 2016 Leadership Awards
Nov 16, 2016

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The Chicago Community Trust Grantee Success Profile: Justice and Health Initiative
Oct 11, 2016

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TASC Releases Medicaid Policy Briefs, Offers Financing Strategies to Improve Community-Based Healthcare Access for Criminal Justice Populations
Oct 7, 2016

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International Policy Experts Visit TASC, Explore Alternatives to Incarceration
Sep 22, 2016

TASC News

Fundamentals of Alternatives to Incarceration
Sep 21, 2016

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TASC Joins Partners in West Side Heroin Task Force to Address Chicago’s Opiate Epidemic
Sep 3, 2016

TASC News

Addiction Today Radio Interviews TASC’s Peter Palanca about Family Role in Addiction Recovery
Aug 25, 2016

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Addiction Policy Forum and National Criminal Justice Association Partner to Translate Opioid Research to Practice
Aug 8, 2016

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New Law Removes Barrier to Restored Citizenship for Eligible TASC Clients
Jul 25, 2016

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TASC Consulting Supports New White House Data-Driven Justice Initiative
Jul 1, 2016

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Paths to Addiction Treatment Fraught With Barriers; Misinformed Expectations Can Set Up Disappointment
Jun 16, 2016

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Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County Supports Connections from Jail to Drug Treatment
Jun 15, 2016

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Best Practices for Jail Medicaid Enrollment: TASC in Modern Healthcare Article
May 25, 2016

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Public Support Grows for Criminal Justice Diversion Initiatives
May 18, 2016

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National TASC Conference Showcases Local Diversion Programs
May 13, 2016

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Congratulations to 2016 Integrated Behavioral Health Interns
May 5, 2016

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National Reentry Week Highlights Key Elements of Criminal Justice Reform
Apr 25, 2016

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Medicaid Expansion: Improving Access to Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment for Justice Populations
Apr 6, 2016

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U.S. Senate Passes Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), Bipartisan Bill Moves to House of Representatives
Mar 18, 2016

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TASC Public Policy Priorities
Feb 18, 2016

TASC News

Sheriff Tom Dart, Bill O’Donnell Receive TASC Leadership Awards; Access to Healthcare and Recovery Highlighted at Annual Event
Dec 14, 2015

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Parental Addiction Treatment Improves Child Welfare Outcomes: TASC President Pam Rodriguez at Capitol Hill Briefing
Dec 7, 2015

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2015 TASC Leadership Awards Luncheon to Honor Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, Entrepreneur Bill O’Donnell
Oct 21, 2015

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2015 Urban Labs Innovation Challenge Winners: TASC, Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Heartland Alliance Earn Grant for Supportive Release Center
Oct 16, 2015

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Revision of Automatic Transfer Law Achieves Common Cause for Illinois Juvenile Justice Reform
Oct 9, 2015

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Chicago, Rockford, and GSU Events Shine Spotlight on Recovery
Oct 1, 2015

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Faith Leaders to Gather in Chicago Heights for Training on Addiction and Recovery
Sep 29, 2015

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Using Technology to Improve Rural Health Access
Jul 2, 2015

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TASC President Appointed to Governor Rauner’s Criminal Justice Reform Commission
Mar 5, 2015

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TASC VP George Williams Receives 7th Congressional District Heroes Award
Feb 17, 2015

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Governor Rauner Boosts Criminal Justice Reform; Solutions Include Diversion and Alternatives to Incarceration
Feb 11, 2015

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TASC’s Khalid Scott Honored Among Chicago Defender’s Men of Excellence
Jan 20, 2015

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Illinois Parents Facing Relinquishment of Kids with Mental Illness to Get Help
Jan 5, 2015

TASC News

Illinois Employers No Longer Allowed to Ask About Criminal Histories on Job Application Forms
Jan 2, 2015

TASC News

Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter, Walgreens’ Steve Pemberton Honored at TASC 2014 Celebration
Dec 16, 2014

TASC News

Sangamon County Drug Court Celebrates Four Years
Dec 5, 2014

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Pamela Rodriguez Op-Ed in Daily Herald: Is Illinois Ready for Criminal Justice Reform?
Oct 21, 2014

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New Illinois Law Automatically Expunges Records of Juvenile Arrests That Don’t Lead to Convictions
Oct 10, 2014

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Highlights from Celebrations of Recovery Month 2014 in Illinois
Sep 25, 2014

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IL State Sen. Mattie Hunter, Walgreens’ Steve Pemberton to Receive TASC 2014 Leadership Awards
Sep 17, 2014

TASC News

Anthony Harden, TASC Youth Services Administrator, Receives IADDA Award for Distinguished Service
Sep 6, 2014

TASC News

OP-ED: In Heroin Fight, Public Health Strategy, Vivitrol Are Key Weapons
Jul 17, 2014

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TASC Leaders Featured in 2014 National Drug Control Strategy and White House Video
Jul 10, 2014

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Researchers to Study Impact of Affordable Care Act on Public Safety; Cook County Key Research Site
Jul 3, 2014

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Mental Health Court Celebrates 10 Years
Jun 4, 2014

TASC News

Sam’s Club Donation Helps TASC Serve Parents & Babies
May 1, 2014

TASC News

Report: Racial Imbalances, Lesser Offenses Highlight Illinois Juvenile Transfers to Adult Court
Apr 28, 2014

TASC News

TASC VP, Experts Spotlight Prevention, Treatment Funding at Illinois House Heroin Hearing
Apr 17, 2014

TASC News

National Survey of Diversion Programs Takes Center Stage at Congressional Briefing
Jan 13, 2014

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TASC Honors Legal Action Center President Paul Samuels and WGN News Anchor Bob Jordan
Dec 19, 2013

TASC News

National Law Enforcement Leaders Examine Science of Substance Use Disorders and Implications for Practice
Nov 26, 2013

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Preeminent Addiction Neuroscientist Named Advisor to TASC Center for Health and Justice
Oct 24, 2013

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TASC Snags 5th Gold-Seal-of-Approval from National Standards Setting Group
Oct 18, 2013

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342,000 Low-Income Illinois Citizens to Have Access to Medical Care, Treatment for Substance Use and Mental Health Conditions, Beginning January 1
Oct 2, 2013

TASC News

TASC to Honor WGN’s Bob Jordan, Legal Action Center’s Paul Samuels on December 11
Sep 30, 2013

TASC News

Illinois Lawmakers, Quinn Remove Employment Barriers Resulting from Criminal Records
Aug 30, 2013

TASC News

New Illinois Law Adds Hispanic/Latino Category to Criminal Justice Data Collection
Aug 27, 2013

TASC News

New Illinois Law Clears Hurdle to Health Care Access Upon Exit from Incarceration
Aug 23, 2013

TASC News

Emanuel, Preckwinkle, TASC Chief Praise Holder Drug Sentencing Shift
Aug 13, 2013

TASC News

TASC President Hails Quinn Signature on New Criminal Justice Reform Laws
Aug 6, 2013

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Madison County, IL Curbs Heroin Fatalities; Deaths Climb in DuPage, Marion, Winnebago
Aug 1, 2013

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Heroin Deaths Surge in DuPage; Good Samaritan Law and Emergency Meds Can Prevent Fatalities But They’re Not Enough
Jul 31, 2013

TASC News

Law Diverting 17-Year-Olds Facing Felony Offense to Juvenile Court Advances Rehabilitation
Jul 19, 2013

TASC News

Our View: End Racial Disproportionality in Drug Arrests, Expand Interventions for All Drug Offenders
Jun 12, 2013

TASC News

Amidst Pain and Chaos, Hope and Solutions
May 1, 2013

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Cook County Judge Paul Biebel Named Inspiring Innovator by Chicago Lawyer Magazine
Feb 4, 2013

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Christopher Kennedy Lawford: Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate; Opportunities for Treatment, Recovery Shouldn’t Either
Dec 22, 2012

TASC News

Presiding Judge Paul Biebel Discusses Cook County Court Response to Drug and Mental Health Problems
Dec 19, 2012

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Christopher Kennedy Lawford, Judge Paul Biebel Accept TASC Leadership Awards; Highlight Necessity of Drug Treatment, Mental Health Treatment, and Recovery Services
Dec 17, 2012

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Why Systems Matter: Are They Helping or Hurting Communities?
Dec 6, 2012

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Statewide Criminal Justice Association Names Director: Edna R. Lee Takes Helm of Justice Advocacy Group
Nov 27, 2012

TASC News

The Impact on Children of a Parent’s Incarceration
Oct 19, 2012

TASC News

Governor Pat Quinn at Drug Prevention Symposium: “We don’t ever, ever want to leave a person behind”; Chicago Sun-Times Columnist Neil Steinberg Discusses Personal Experience in Recovery
Oct 15, 2012

TASC News

Lillian and Larry Goodman Foundation to Honor Partners in Drug Abuse Prevention; Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Scheduled to Attend
Oct 10, 2012

TASC News

Judge Paul Biebel and Christopher Kennedy Lawford to Receive TASC’s 2012 Leadership Awards
Oct 8, 2012

TASC News

TASC President Pamela Rodriguez Receives BSU Outstanding Alumni Award
Oct 4, 2012

TASC News

TASC to Chicago Tribune: 1st Responders to Illinois High School Student Drug Problems Must Be Counselors, Not Cops
Oct 1, 2012

TASC News

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle: Bond Court Changes Will Save Taxpayer Dollars
Jul 17, 2012

TASC News

Illinois “Summits of Hope” Offer Positive Community Connections for People on Probation and Parole
Jun 20, 2012

TASC News

New Report: Illinois Medicaid Cuts Could Cost Illinois 25,000 Jobs
Apr 26, 2012

TASC News

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. Visits HRDI and TASC Services
Mar 30, 2012

TASC News

Association Recognizes Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Danny Davis, and IL Senators Mattie Hunter and Kwame Raoul for Racial Justice Efforts
Mar 20, 2012

TASC News

IACJ to Honor U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Danny K. Davis, IL Senator Mattie Hunter and IL Senator Kwame Raoul for Criminal Justice and Racial Justice Legislation
Mar 14, 2012

TASC News

Gov. Pat Quinn’s Illinois Budget: Close Some Illinois Prisons, Invest More Money in Illinois Community Care
Feb 23, 2012

TASC News

Illinois’ Unpaid Bills Could Top $34 Billion in 5 Years
Jan 31, 2012

TASC News

Illinois Pension, Medicaid Costs to Top Illinois Budget Problems in 2012
Jan 9, 2012

TASC News

Gov. Pat Quinn OK’s Restoration of Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Funding
Dec 21, 2011

TASC News

ABTC, TASC Open Renovated Reentry Home for Juveniles in Douglas Park
Dec 8, 2011

TASC News

Illinois Lawmakers OK Funding to Keep Illinois Prisons, Mental Health Facilities Open
Nov 30, 2011

TASC News

Illinois Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Restore Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Money
Nov 30, 2011

TASC News

Congress Restores Second Chance Act Funding
Nov 21, 2011

TASC News

Creating Institutional Change in the Criminal Justice System: White House Blog Post by Judge William Dressel
Nov 9, 2011

TASC News

Top Researchers Advise on Criminal Justice Reform in “The Prison Journal”; Chicago Experts Arthur Lurigio, Pamela Rodriguez Featured
Oct 26, 2011

TASC News

Congressman Danny Davis, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske Headline Oct. 17 Forum on Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Adjudication Programs
Oct 14, 2011

TASC News

Lawmakers Dennis Reboletti, Adam Brown, Mattie Hunter Open Way for Seized Drug Money to Help Fund Addiction Treatment
Sep 26, 2011

TASC News

State Panel to Address Data Gaps in Racial and Ethnic Identities of Arrestees
Sep 22, 2011

TASC News

Governor Pat Quinn Approves Law to Improve Employment Chances for Former Offenders
Sep 21, 2011

TASC News

Racial Justice: Gov. Pat Quinn OKs Panel to Tackle African-American Economic, Social Disparities
Sep 19, 2011

TASC News

U.S. Senate Panel Votes to Cut Second Chance Funding
Sep 16, 2011

TASC News

TASC’s Peter Palanca Receives Distinguished Service Award
Sep 15, 2011

TASC News

To Combat Discrimination, Illinois Judges Can Now Seal Arrest, Trial Records of Persons Innocent, Acquitted of Criminal Charges
Sep 14, 2011

TASC News

Do Illinois Drug-Free Zone Laws Shield Children from Drug Crimes?
Sep 13, 2011

TASC News

Illinois Tax Revenue Jumped from $1.9 Billion in August 2010 to $2.2 Billion Last Month
Sep 9, 2011

TASC News

Op-ed in The Southern: Recovery Can Be a Benefit to Everyone
Sep 7, 2011

TASC News

September is National Recovery Month
Aug 11, 2011

TASC News

TASC, Coalition for Whole Health Recommend Coverage of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services in Essential Health Benefit Package
Jul 26, 2011

TASC News

New Illinois Budget Not Settled Gov. Pat Quinn Says
Jun 28, 2011

TASC News

Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Racing to Pay $1.8 Billion in Illinois Medicaid Bills by June 30
Jun 23, 2011

TASC News

83% of Adult Males Arrested in Chicago Test Positive for Illegal Drugs at Time of Arrest
Jun 15, 2011

TASC News

OUR VIEW: Governor Quinn Should Sign Budget with Restored Funding for Addiction Treatment
Jun 10, 2011

TASC News

TASC President Featured in Cover Story of Alumni Magazine
Jun 9, 2011

TASC News

Tribute to Noel Dennis, Longtime TASC Board Member
Jun 7, 2011

TASC News

Gov. Pat Quinn Is “Reviewing” Illinois Budget Impact on Illinois Human Services, Aide Says
Jun 1, 2011

TASC News

Illinois GOP Opposes Democratic Efforts to Pay Overdue Bills
May 27, 2011

TASC News

Illinois Treasurer Wants to Hike State Bond Costs to Pay Backlog of Unpaid Bills to Human Service Providers, Other Vendors
May 24, 2011

TASC News

Feigenholtz, Steans Reshape Illinois Human Services Budget
May 21, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House, Senate Restore Drug Treatment Money Cut by Gov. Pat Quinn
May 17, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House Lawmakers Put Final Touches on Illinois Budget; Most Programs Face Cuts
May 10, 2011

TASC News

Illinois Budget: Labor Union Rolls Out TV, Radio Ad Campaign; House, Senate Budget Lawmakers Divided
May 5, 2011

TASC News

Illinois Senate Democrats Seek Budget Details from GOP as Votes Near
May 2, 2011

TASC News

State Rep. Ron Stephens Opposes Illinois Human Services Budget Cuts
Apr 29, 2011

TASC News

Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Opposes Short-Term Borrowing Plan to Pay Backlog of Bills
Apr 20, 2011

TASC News

U.S. Senator Richard Durbin to be Honored for Fair Sentencing Act; IL Senators Mattie Hunter and Kwame Raoul Recognized for State Leadership in Racial Justice
Apr 20, 2011

TASC News

Senate President John Cullerton, GOP Leader Christine Radogno Divided over Budget
Apr 18, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House Putting Programs on the “Chopping Block”, Says Rep. William Davis
Apr 12, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House, Senate and Gov. Pat Quinn Have Competing Illinois Budget Plans
Apr 11, 2011

TASC News

Chicago Sun-Times Publishes TASC Letter to Editor Praising Preckwinkle’s Plan to Favor Drug Treatment over Jail
Apr 4, 2011

TASC News

$3 Billion Separates Illinois House, Gov. Pat Quinn over Illinois Budget Plan
Apr 4, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House, Senate at Odds over Illinois Budget Revenue Projections
Mar 31, 2011

TASC News

Mattie Hunter: Illinois Human Services Receive $211 Million Less than Last Year in Gov. Quinn’s New Budget
Mar 30, 2011

TASC News

Gov. Quinn Rescinds Immediate Cuts to Drug Treatment; Next up: FY12 Funding Restoration
Mar 10, 2011

TASC News

Illinois House Panel to Vote on Resolution Calling for Immediate Halt to Gov. Quinn’s Elimination of Drug Treatment Funding
Mar 7, 2011

TASC News

State Reps. Sara Feigenholtz, Jim Watson Seek to Halt Gov. Quinn’s Move to Eliminate Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Feb 24, 2011

TASC News

Children of Alcoholics Week 2011; “Under the Influence” Program on Nickelodeon
Feb 14, 2011

TASC News

Chicago Sun-Times Editorial: Justice System Unfair to Drug Offenders
Feb 2, 2011

TASC News

African Americans in Cook County 5 Times More Likely than Whites to Go to Prison for Low-Level Drug Offenses, New Report Reveals
Jan 31, 2011

TASC News

TASC’s 2010 Luncheon Celebrates Vision and Leadership, with Thanks to Donors
Dec 20, 2010

TASC News

Survey: Drug Use Among 8th-Graders Surges; IL Treatment, Prevention Funding Cuts Aggravate Problem
Dec 17, 2010

TASC News

TASC Founder Receives Justice Leadership Award, Calls for Public Health Approach to Addiction
Dec 8, 2010

TASC News

TASC Founder Melody Heaps, Judge George Timberlake to be honored at Dec. 1 TASC Luncheon; Event & Raffle Tickets Going Fast
Nov 22, 2010

TASC News

TASC Awarded Maximum CARF Accreditation; Independent Survey Commends TASC for Service Quality
Nov 15, 2010

TASC News

How Parents’ Alcoholism Affects Children: Nickelodeon TV Special Premieres Nov. 14
Nov 12, 2010

TASC News

OP-ED: Prison Drug Treatment Would Reduce Crime, Recidivism, Budgets; Deficit Commission Should Heed Savings by Treatment, Recommendations in National Drug Control Strategy
Oct 18, 2010

TASC News

Homewood Resident Named Chairman of Statewide Substance Abuse Treatment Advocacy Group
Oct 5, 2010

TASC News

Senator Heather Steans, Rep. Greg Harris Focus Town Hall Meeting on Illinois Budget Crisis; Attendees Applaud Alcohol, Drug Prevention, Treatment Services
Aug 27, 2010

TASC News

New Data Show Drop in Illinois Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities, But Budget Cuts to Alcohol Treatment Put Gains at Risk, Advocates Say
Aug 26, 2010

TASC News

New Poll Says 50% View Alcohol, Cigarettes More Dangerous than Marijuana, Surprising Substance Abuse Treatment Advocates
Aug 3, 2010

TASC News

As Chicago Heroin Escalates, Senator Mattie Hunter Calls on Gov. Pat Quinn to Reverse Drug Treatment Funding Cuts
Jul 25, 2010

TASC News

Our View: Decreasing Drug Treatment Funding Only Fuels Illinois Heroin Scourge
Jun 30, 2010

TASC News

TASC Model Recommended in National Drug Control Strategy
Jun 24, 2010

TASC News

Coming to Chicago in July: 4th National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery
May 18, 2010

TASC News

From CCAI: Gov. Pat Quinn Aims to Borrow $900 Million to Ease Illinois Cash Flow Crisis—Madigan, Cullerton, Cross, and Radogno Must Address Longer-Term Illinois Budget Problem
Nov 16, 2009

TASC News

TASC featured on KMOV-TV St. Louis
Nov 14, 2009

TASC News

White House Official to Speak at IL Drug Prevention, Treatment Conference
Sep 28, 2009

TASC News

State Lawmakers, Criminal Justice Experts to Scrutinize Racial Impact of Illinois Drug Laws
Sep 21, 2009

TASC News

IL Budget Passes With Modified Cuts to Human Services; TASC Awaits Revised State Contracts; Furloughed TASC Staff Return to Work
Jul 16, 2009

TASC News

DCFS Restores Funds Previously Cut from TASC’s Child Welfare Programs; DHS Funding Cuts Hurting Thousands
Jul 10, 2009

TASC News

Illinois Doomsday Budget Forces TASC to Suspend Addiction Services
Jul 10, 2009

TASC News

CBS-2 News Video: Illinois Doomsday Budget Forces TASC Employee Furlough, Client Service Cuts
Jul 2, 2009

TASC News

TASC Court Services Suspended Due To Illinois Doomsday Budget
Jul 1, 2009

TASC News

Children & Parents Lose TASC Services; Dozens of TASC Staff Furloughed and Laid Off; Still No State Budget Resolution in Sight for Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Cross, Radogno
Jun 24, 2009

TASC News

Cuts to Drug Treatment Fiscally Irresponsible; Budget Cuts Shift Costs to Counties, Threaten Public Safety; Quinn Wants IL General Assembly to Vote on Revenue Wednesday
Jun 21, 2009

TASC News

WBEZ Interviews TASC on Budget Cuts; Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Radogno and Cross Still Deadlocked
Jun 18, 2009

TASC News

IL Budget Cuts Wipe Out TASC Child Welfare Services; Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Radogno, Cross Meet; Special Session To Begin 6/23
Jun 16, 2009

TASC News

Governor Quinn’s Office Reiterates Need for Tax Hike to Fund Human Services
Jun 16, 2009

TASC News

TASC and IL Treatment Agencies Receive Doomsday Letters; Still No Answers from Quinn, Cullerton, Madigan, Radogno, Cross
Jun 15, 2009

TASC News

“Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Services? Gone.” Still No Resolution from Governor Quinn, Michael Madigan, John Cullerton, Tom Cross, Christine Radogno
Jun 14, 2009

TASC News

Heroes of TASC Honored at Luncheon; Judge Louis B. Garippo and Publisher Isaac Lewis Receive Leadership Awards
Jun 11, 2009

TASC News

Thank You To Our Donors — Patrons Corboy & Demetrio, Benefactor Astellas Pharma US, and Many Others!
Jun 11, 2009

TASC News

IL Drug Treatment and Prevention in Jeopardy; July 1 Deadline Looms for Governor Quinn and Legislative Leaders Cullerton, Radogno, Madigan, and Cross
Jun 10, 2009

TASC News

New Directions for Drug Policy in IL; One-Day Conference This Friday in Chicago
Jun 9, 2009

TASC News

Governor Pat Quinn, Top Lawmakers-Cullerton, Madigan, Cross, Radogno-Meet; State has $11.6 Billion Deficit, Drug Treatment on Chopping Block
Jun 4, 2009

TASC News

Support TASC’s Public Policy and Service Advocacy — Leadership Awards Luncheon Just One Week Away
Jun 2, 2009

TASC News

New Study Shows Mental Illness Prevalent in Jail Populations; Cook County Mental Health Court Offers Solutions
Jun 2, 2009

TASC News

Illinois Legislature Slashes Governor Pat Quinn’s Budget, Illinois Drug Treatment by 50%
Jun 1, 2009

TASC News

New Reports Reveal Chicago Tops Nation in Arrestee Drug Use; Illinois Drug Treatment Spending Paltry
May 28, 2009

TASC News

TASC President Melody Heaps Receives White House Award
May 27, 2009

TASC News

Governor Pat Quinn Threatens to Close Two Drug Treatment Prisons, 2,200 Addicted Offenders Will Return to Illinois Communities
May 26, 2009

TASC News

National Institute on Drug Abuse Publishes TASC Research: Recovery­ Oriented Care for Drug ­Abusing Offenders
Apr 30, 2009

TASC News

Racial Disparities in Prisons Decline Nationally, Yet Persist in Illinois
Apr 20, 2009

TASC News

5¢-a-Drink Alcohol Tax Proposed to Help Fill Illinois Budget Gap, Protect Drug, Alcohol Treatment Funding
Apr 16, 2009

TASC News

Drug Treatment Helps Achieve Dramatic Illinois Parolee Recidivism Drop
May 21, 2008

TASC News

Plan to Study State Drug Laws Impact on Minority Imprisonment Rates Approved, 54-0, by Illinois Senate
Apr 21, 2008

TASC News

President Bush Signs Second Chance Act, Providing Funding for Drug Treatment; Rep. Davis Attends
Apr 14, 2008

TASC News

TASC Advocates, Lawmakers Seek Reduction of Minorities in Illinois Prisons, Offer Solutions
Apr 8, 2008

TASC News

Rep. Davis, Heaps Hail Second Chance Act Approval, Angered at Spike in U.S. Prison Population
Mar 18, 2008