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Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Session Update: Rep. Meier Discusses Taxes, Balanced Budget, Pro-Job Reforms and Infrastructure

The Illinois House of Representatives completed their first term of the 2019 session late into the evening on Saturday, June 1st. Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement on a number of…

Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Rep. Meier Statement on Capital Bill to Improve Roads and Bridges

“Tonight I voted on a bipartisan plan to repair Illinois’ crippling roads and bridges by investing in our infrastructure. The last time we had a capital bill was 2009. Despite…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
House Democrats Diminish Rights of the Unborn

The Illinois House of Representatives recently approved legislation to further expand abortion rights in the state, despite the fact that abortion is already legal in Illinois and across the country….

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…

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
Legislation Harmful to Madison and St. Clair Counties Clears House Committee

Legislation vetoed by the Governor last year deemed harmful to Metro East taxpayers residing in the Metro East Sanitary District (MESD) was brought forth yesterday and passed the Illinois House…

Monday, May 6th, 2019
Former State Employee Tasked with Closing Murray Center Fined $154K for Violating Ethics Act

The Executive Ethics Commission of the State of Illinois fined former Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) employee Mark Doyle for violating the revolving door prohibition of the State Officials…

Friday, April 26th, 2019
Rep. Meier Receives Award for Conservative Voting Record

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) received the ‘Conservative Achievement’ award for his conservative voting record during the 2018 Illinois General Assembly. The award was recently presented to Rep. Meier by…

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
O’Fallon Town Hall Hosted by Rep. Meier and Sen. Plummer April 24

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and State Senator Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) are hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, April 24th, 6:30 p.m. at the Katy Cavins Community Center located…

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…

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Rep. Meier reveals 214 new laws taking effect January 1, 2018

With the New Year upon us, State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants to make the public aware of several new laws scheduled to take effect January 1, 2018.  214 new…