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Monday, May 27, 2024
Meier Offers Advice to Residents and Businesses Following Sunday’s Major Storm Damage

OKAWVILLE, IL – State Representative Charlie Meier is reminding local residents of best practices following the outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes on Sunday evening throughout the metro-east and southern…


Monday, May 6, 2024
Rep. Meier Honors Fallen Police Officers

Last week we honored our fallen heroes at the Illinois Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony. Law enforcement officers from across the state were in attendance to recognize officers who have made…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Today is Illinois Bacon Day!

Did you know that Illinois’ pork industry produces more than 6 billion slices of bacon each year? Today, we are celebrating this beloved protein and the pork producers who put…


Thursday, April 18, 2024
Murray Parents Association Visits Springfield

This week, I had a chance to meet with the Murray Parents Association during their trip to the Capitol. During their visit, the MPA spoke with legislators about the Warren…


Wednesday, April 10, 2024
News Update

Dear Friend, I hope you and your family had a great week and were able to celebrate the good news of Easter together. I had many good opportunities to travel…


Friday, March 22, 2024
State Police is Hiring!

The Illinois State Police is increasing starting pay for new State Troopers. Starting July 1, 2024, new Troopers will earn a total amount of compensation above $90k upon graduation from…


Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether it be with friends, family, or your significant other, be sure to spend time with those you love today.


Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global movement that inspires people to do good. Today is a reminder that we can all be generous in our communities and one small act can…


Saturday, November 11, 2023
Today We Honor our Veterans

This Veterans Day let us take a moment to remember the sacrifices made by those who answered the call to protect the freedom of our nation. Thank you to all…


Tuesday, November 7, 2023
House Returns for Last Week of Veto Session

The Illinois House returns for the second week of the fall veto session today. It is our final chance to act on the major issues facing our state before the…