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Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Rep. Meier co-sponsors bill to reject pay raise for lawmakers

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) co-sponsored legislation to reject a 2.4% pay raise scheduled to take effect this year for Illinois lawmakers. According to state law, each year lawmakers are…

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Meier stands up for law-abiding gun owners

State Representative Charlie Meier stood up for law-abiding gun owners Wednesday afternoon when the House of Representatives approved legislation to further diminish the Second Amendment. “Last time I checked we…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Bad bill for Metro East Sanitary District arrives in the Senate

Legislation vetoed by the Governor last year deemed harmful to the Metro East Sanitary District (MESD) sneaked passed the House of Representatives on Memorial Day by an overwhelmingly partisan roll…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Statement Opposing Passage of the Graduated Income Tax Hike

“I voted against the graduated tax today because we can’t trust giving Democrats a blank check. A graduated tax is bad policy for Illinois. The legislation passed today is estimated…

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
Meier Co-Hosts Town Hall Meeting in O’Fallon with Sen. Plummer

Rep. Meier co-hosted another Town Hall Meeting with Senator Plummer last week. The Town Hall Meeting was held at the Katy Cavins Community Center in O’Fallon on Wednesday, April 24th….

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Ski, official state soda? Rep. Meier and Germantown students think so!

Students from Germantown Elementary visited the Illinois Capitol on Wednesday, March 27 in support of legislation they requested State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) to sponsor. The legislation would designate Ski…

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
Rep. Meier’s bill to eliminate extra fee for U.S. Air Force license plates clears committee

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) recently passed a bill out of committee to remove an additional twenty dollar license plate fee imposed on Illinois residents seeking a U.S. Air Force…

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Meier Co-Sponsors Bill Opposing Pritzker’s Graduated Income Tax Hike

The Illinois House Republican Caucus stood united in opposition to Governor Pritzker’s unfair tax hike plan this morning at the state capitol. State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) including all 44…

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
Meier receives GOP leadership post on three House committees

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) was chosen by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to serve as Republican spokesperson on three key House committees. According to Rep. Charlie Meier,…

Friday, February 1st, 2019
Rep. Meier Opposes Madigan’s Anti-Democratic Rules

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) recently voted against the passage of Speaker Madigan’s anti-democratic House rules, the rules enable Madigan to control the destiny of every bill considered in the…