Actor Matthew Perry huddling with Sen. Durbin this afternoon

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WASHINGTON—Actor Matthew Perry, boosting the National Association of Drug Court Professionals bid for Congress to increase drug court funding, is meeting with Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Tuesday afternoon along with Russell Laine, Algonquin chief of police and former president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police

Background: Durbin is an original the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act… voted out of the Judiciary Committee last month, “expands existing grant programs to include services that target veterans in the criminal justice system. Specifically, it authorizes grants for veterans treatment courts. There are 65 drug and veterans courts in Illinois.”

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