Senator VillivalamSPRINGFIELD –To provide quality care to patients with Alzheimer’s disease, legislation introduced by State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) that adds Alzheimer’s and dementia training to the license renewal process for doctors and other healthcare providers was signed into law today.

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

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Senator VillivalamCHICAGO – To protect the wellbeing of public school employees, a new law offered by State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) that will reduce the work requirement for family and medical leave was signed today.

“Our educators and school staff work on the frontlines every day to provide a quality education for our youth and deserve their leave with no strings attached,” Villivalam said. “This law commits to protecting the public health of our teachers, staff and students.”

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Richard TrumkaCHICAGO – State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) released the following statement after the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka today:

“My heart is heavy with the loss of Richard Trumka. Millions of working people across the nation are grieving, as we have lost a pillar of the labor movement.

“Richard Trumka was a devoted fighter for working people who knew that when we stand together, we can make life better for ourselves and each other. His passing will be felt deeply by those in the AFL-CIO and all our brothers and sisters in labor.”

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Senators Villivalam and KoehlerCHICAGO – In an effort to protect families from increased gun violence, a comprehensive gun safety and licensure modernization package sponsored by State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) was signed into law today.

“This critical legislation will keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people through implementing universal background checks, empowering partners in law enforcement to act before the next tragedy can occur, and dedicating life-saving mental health funding to communities most impacted by gun violence,” said Senator Villivalam.

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