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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
25th Illinois Product Expo Returns to Illinois State Fairgrounds March 2-3

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) will host the Illinois Product Expo March 2 and 3 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The Illinois Product Expo has…

Monday, February 26, 2024
House Republicans Working to Keep Radical California Emission Standards out of Illinois

Illinois House Republicans and thousands of concerned Illinois residents are working as part of statewide and local grassroots efforts to keep strict California Emission Standards from being enacted by radical…

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…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Watch the Budget Address Today at Noon

You can watch today’s combined Budget and State of the State address live today at noon on

Monday, February 19, 2024
Office Closed Today

Our Office is Closed today in observance of Presidents Day.

Monday, February 19, 2024
Happy Presidents Day!

Presidents Day is a holiday meant to honor the Presidents who have led our great nation and to remember the values on which our country was founded. Happy Presidents Day!

Friday, February 16, 2024
News Update

This week began by recognizing the birthday of one of our finest Presidents  – Abraham Lincoln. If you happen to make it up to Springfield soon, there are several wonderful…

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Rep. Meier Tours Rivian Plant in Illinois

I enjoyed seeing the way Rivian vehicles are manufactured in Normal, Illinois with my colleagues in the General Assembly last week. Here is a video of what I saw on…

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Capitol Crimes: Irreparable Harm

In late 2022, Martin Hubbard was convicted of eight counts of predatory sexual assault and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. Earlier in the year he had been…

Monday, February 12, 2024
Happy Birthday President Lincoln

Today we celebrate the life and achievements of one the greatest Presidents in U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln’s leadership, wisdom, and will to overcome the many hardships he faced throughout his…