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Wednesday, May 9, 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…

Friday, April 27, 2018
Rep. Meier Recognizes All Saints Volleyball Team for State Title Win

This week, State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) invited the All Saints Academy of Breese eighth grade girls’ volleyball team to the State Capitol to recognize their recent state championship victory….

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Rep. Meier Honors Okawville Rockets Boys Basketball Championship at the Capitol

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) honored the Okawville High School varsity boys basketball team, the Rockets, on winning the 2017-2018 Illinois High School Association Class 1A State Championship during Tuesday’s…

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Meier co-sponsors resolution opposing progressive income tax

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), along with his House Republican colleagues recently co-sponsored House Resolution 975 to state their opposition to a proposed progressive income tax on Illinois residents. The…

Monday, April 16, 2018
Bill to allow service members in Illinois to conceal and carry fails to pass House committee

The Illinois House Judiciary Criminal Law Committee voted down legislation to allow non-resident active duty members and their spouse living in Illinois from obtaining a concealed carry license. The legislation…

Monday, March 12, 2018
Rep. Meier announces Baumann bridge of I-70 to be repaired

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants the public to know that funding has been secured to repair the Baumann road bridge over I-70. The bridge has been an inconvenience to…

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Rep. Meier sponsors bill to help dairy farms

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) sponsored legislation to alleviate concerns brought forth by local dairy farmers. In Illinois, dairy farms are getting hit with lower grades simply because an inspection…

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Rep. Meier Honors Bartelso Braves Boys Basketball State Championship at the Capitol

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) honored the Bartelso Elementary School varsity boys basketball team on Tuesday, February 27th at the Illinois Capitol. The boy’s basketball team appeared before the House…

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Rep. Meier sponsors bill to help create solar energy jobs while protecting farmland

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) filed legislation to address issues and prevent farmland problems stemming from the development of commercial solar energy projects. Rep. Meier anticipates his proposal will help…

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Farmland Assessment Meeting February 22 at 6:30 p.m.

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is hosting a farmland assessment meeting to discuss increasing property assessments.  The meeting will be held at Windows on Broadway, 401 Broadway, Highland, IL tomorrow…