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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…

Friday, February 23, 2024
Lt. Governor Tours Murray Center with Rep. Charlie Meier

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton joined State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) on Thursday, February 22nd to tour the Murray Developmental Center in Centralia. “After many years of trying to schedule…

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Rep. Meier Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing California to Control Illinois Vehicle Emission Laws

On Tuesday, February 20 House Democrats were planning to pass legislation (HB 1634) to force the Illinois EPA to adopt California emission standards to eliminate the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles…

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
Rep. Meier Honors Team USA Chuck Melton of Hoyleton

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) recently recognized Chuck Melton II of Hoyleton as a member of Team USA Wheelchair Rugby for a decade and team captain for six years. Rep….

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…