Senator VillivalamSPRINGFIELD – To allow students of all faiths to practice freely, State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) passed legislation out of the Senate Education Committee that would provide them with up to five days of excused absences for religious holidays.

“Illinois is a diverse state with several religious communities,” Villivalam said. “Our school calendar should reflect the diversity of our state and allow students of all faiths the flexibility to practice according to their religious calendar.”

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Road workCHICAGO – To honor the working people who have died in work zones, State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago), Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, is reminding drivers to slow down and move over when passing through work zones this upcoming construction season.

“Road builders keep commuters and our economy moving, so please give them the space they need as you drive through work zones,” Villivalam said. “We all want to make it home to our families at the end of the day.”

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COVID-19 vaccineWHO: State Senator Ram Villivalam, State Rep. John D’Amico, State Rep. Margaret Croke, Alderman Samantha Nugent, Commissioner Bridget Degnen, Compassionate Care Network, Jewel-Osco, Salvation Army

WHAT: COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

WHERE: Salvation Army Mayfair Community Church, 5020 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60630

WHEN: Thursday, April 29 at 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Senator VillivalamSPRINGFIELD – To provide quality care to patients with Alzheimer’s disease, State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) passed legislation in the Illinois Senate that would add Alzheimer’s and dementia training to the license renewal process for doctors and other healthcare providers.

“Diagnosing Alzheimer’s early is essential for receiving the best treatment possible,” Villivalam said. “This legislation will better enable doctors and all healthcare professionals to identify and recommend resources and services for patients showing signs of dementia.”

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