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Friday, March 8, 2024
Rep. Meier Honors Two Local Guests at Emerging Women Leaders Conference

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) was proud to honor two guests at the third annual Emerging Women Leaders (EWL) conference, Jennifer Ostrander and Elaine McNamara. The event took place Tuesday…


Thursday, March 7, 2024
Rep. Meier Continues to Protect Jobs for Workers with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

At a press conference held in the State Capitol building on Wednesday, State Representative Charlie Meier led the charge in opposing legislation pending in the House of Representatives (HB 793)…


Thursday, February 29, 2024
Lt. Governor Tours Murray Center with Rep. Charlie Meier

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton joined State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) on Thursday, February 22nd to tour the Murray Developmental Center in Centralia. “After many years of trying to schedule…


Thursday, February 22, 2024
Rep. Meier Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing California to Control Illinois Vehicle Emission Laws

On Tuesday, February 20 House Democrats were planning to pass legislation (HB 1634) to force the Illinois EPA to adopt California emission standards to eliminate the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles…


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Rep. Meier’s Statement on the Governor’s Budget Proposal

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after Governor JB Pritzker released his $52.7 billion budget proposal: “With no more bailouts from the federal government, our state budget…


Friday, February 16, 2024
Rep. Meier Honors Team USA Chuck Melton of Hoyleton

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) recently recognized Chuck Melton II of Hoyleton as a member of Team USA Wheelchair Rugby for a decade and team captain for six years. Rep….


Thursday, February 1, 2024
Rep. Meier Supports Legislation to Protect Family Farms

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) teamed up with lawmakers from the House and Senate, along with the Illinois Farm Bureau on Wednesday to discuss the Family Farm Preservation Act. According…


Friday, December 22, 2023
327 New Laws Take Effect January 1, 2024

With 327 new laws scheduled to take effect on New Year’s Day. State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is making the public aware of several new laws of interest set to…


Thursday, November 16, 2023
Rep. Meier Says Governor is Welcoming Undocumented Immigrants by Bailing Chicago Out

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) disagrees with Governor Pritzker’s decision to authorize an additional $160 million in state funds to provide shelter and job assistance to thousands of migrants in…


Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Meier on FOX 2 Discussing Importance of Protecting Jobs for Disabled Workers

“If we go up to minimum wage, there will be less workers here. Adult daycares cost about $1,800 a month, and they don’t get the dignity of working,” Rep. Meier…