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Friday, October 27, 2023
Rep. Meier and Advocates Defend Jobs for Workers with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and their advocates joined State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) at the Illinois Capitol in Springfield on Wednesday to send a message to…


Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Rep. Meier Defends Jobs for Workers with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

“We are here to protect the jobs of our residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.” – Rep. Meier


Tuesday, October 24, 2023
MEIER & STUART TO SHARE CONCERNS ABOUT LEGISLATION IMPACTING WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES

Who: Assistant Republican Leader Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), State Representative Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville), John Huelskamp, Executive Director of Community Link, and employees and providers impacted by the legislation. What: Lawmakers and…


Thursday, October 19, 2023
Leader Haas Joins Leader Charlie Meier in Urging “Help Protect Us and Improve Our Home” Plan to Reform State Developmental Centers Following Reports of Abuse at Shapiro Developmental Center

In response to recent reports of abuse at the Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee, House Assistant Minority Leader Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is joining Assistant Minority Leader Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) in…


Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Data Centers are Big Business in Illinois

According to research by Magnum Economics, data center incentives in Illinois have rejuvenated the Chicago-area cloud ecosystem, helping the state attract more than $4.2 billion in new investment. The incentives helped Illinois…


Friday, October 13, 2023
Meier Senior Fair in Highland Tuesday, Oct. 17

State Representative Charlie Meier is hosting a Free Senior Citizen Fair on Tuesday, October 17 at the Highland VFW, located at 1900 VFW Road in Highland, IL from 9:00 a.m….


Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Meier Discusses Support for SAFB & Israel on FOX 2

As of Tuesday evening, it’s not clear what role Scott Air Force Base is playing in any military support the United States is sending Israel. A spokesperson for the base…


Thursday, October 5, 2023
Senior Fair in Highland October 17 Hosted by Rep. Charlie Meier

State Representative Charlie Meier is hosting a Free Senior Citizen Fair on Tuesday, October 17 at the Highland VFW, located at 1900 VFW Road in Highland, IL from 9:00 a.m….


Monday, September 18, 2023
Rep. Meier’s Statement on End of Cash Bail Taking Effect Sept. 18

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement as the State of Illinois implements no cash bail today: “I voted against the elimination of cash bail before it became…


Wednesday, August 30, 2023
State Lawmakers tour Community Link workshop amid pending legislation

On August 28, State Representatives Charlie Meier, Katie Stuart, Amy Elik and Senator Erica Harriss toured the Community Link workshop in Breese. Lawmakers were at the facility to talk about…