Monday, February 29th, 2016
Four Years Later Murray Center Remains Open

Four years ago former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced his plans to close the Warren G. Murray Developmental Center located in Centralia. The Governor scheduled its closure for the Spring…

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
BND Editorial: Judges push their Dance, Dance Revolution

Belleville News-Democrat EditorialFebruary 7, 2016 Illinois state Rep. Charlie Meier has the right idea about closing the loophole those three slippery St. Clair County judges are using to avoid a run…

Thursday, February 4th, 2016
Rep. Meier Sponsors Legislation to Make it Clear if Judges Want to be Re-Elected, Retention is the Only Option

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) filed legislation today to make it clear that when a judge is up for election, retention is the only option to remain on the…

Monday, February 1st, 2016
Rep. Meier Co-Sponsors Plan to Fund Higher Education and MAP Grants

With Illinois’ public universities and community colleges approaching eight months without receiving state funding as result of the ongoing budget stalemate. State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) co-sponsored legislation to fund…