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Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Session Update

Session Update for the week: On Memorial Day, we pause to honor our brave men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. I hope you took some…

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
World Multiple Sclerosis Day

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Today, 2.8 million people around the world have MS. World MS…

Monday, May 29, 2023
Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

Today we honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Bless our fallen heroes this Memorial Day and always.

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Meier’s Statement on State Budget Sent to the Governor

State Representative Charlie Meier issued a statement following the passage of the Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) state budget scheduled to take effect July 1, 2023: “The state budget crafted and…

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Many Illinoisans shut out of state budget process

Lawmakers return to Springfield this week to finally address the state budget. It is our sincere hope that Democrats will lift their moratorium and invite Republicans to the negotiating table…

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
House Session Begins at 11 am Today

The Illinois House of Representatives will return to business today. You may watch and listen live today (May 24) at 11 am here:

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Applications Available for the Governor’s Hometown Awards

The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) is accepting applications for the Governor’s Hometown Awards (GHTA) program. GHTA gives formal recognition to those who contributed to…

Monday, May 22, 2023
Rep. Charlie Meier Applauds the Launch of the Blue Collar Jobs Tax Credit

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has released the application for the Blue Collar Jobs Act (BCJA) Tax Credit. State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) supported the legislation…

Monday, May 22, 2023
Thank You EMS Workers

Thank you to the EMS workers across the state who save lives and help people through their most critical moments. Happy EMS Week and thank you for all that you…

Saturday, May 20, 2023
Meier and GOP Leadership Provide Session Update

At a press conference last night in the state capitol, House Minority Leader Tony McCombie and Assistant Republican Leader Charlie Meier gave an update on legislative session, which was slated…