Thursday, May 31st, 2018
34 Illinois laws effective June 1, 2018

Here are the 34 new laws that take effect on June 1 that you should know about: Local governments cannot prohibit autonomous vehicles(Public Act 100-352, House Bill 791)No unit of…

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Rep. Meier’s bill to help create solar energy jobs sent to Governor

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) to help generate more solar projects while protecting farmland now heads to the Governor’s desk for his signature in order to become…

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Rep. Meier’s bill to help dairy farms heads to Governor’s desk

The Illinois Senate approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) to alleviate concerns brought forth by local dairy farmers. In Illinois, dairy farms are getting hit with lower…

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
Rep. Meier Welcomes Creation of Local “Opportunity Zones” in Clinton, Marion and Washington Counties

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) welcomed the creation of two new “Opportunity Zones” in Clinton, Marion, and Washington Counties. The Opportunity Zones are aimed at boosting jobs and economic development…

Thursday, May 17th, 2018
House Approves Rep. Meier’s Resolution to Designate Old US 50 ‘Clinton County Veterans Memorial Road’

On Thursday, the Illinois House of Representatives adopted a resolution honoring our veterans by designating Old US 50 in Clinton County, Illinois as the “Clinton County Veterans Memorial Road”. House…

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
8 Libraries in Rep. Meier’s District to Receive Grants

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) announced today that $52,627 in state-sponsored per capita grant money has been approved for libraries located in the 108th Legislative House District. According to State…