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Thursday, March 10, 2022
House Approves Meier’s Legislation to Increase Awareness of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

The Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation to increase awareness of a free program available to individuals residing in long-term care facilities. Residents receiving long-term may request an ombudsman, a…


Friday, February 18, 2022
Rep. Meier: Lawmakers Removed from House Floor, Dems Break Rules to Appoint Legislative Watchdog

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) expressed his disappointment with the Democrat majority running the House of Representatives and issued the following statement: “Thursday was one of the saddest days I’ve…


Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Rep. Meier: JCAR Suspends School Mask Mandate

On February 15th the bipartisan Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) voted 9-0-2 to block the re-implementation of Governor JB Pritzker’s mask mandate for K-12 public and private schools in…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Meier’s Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Proposed Budget

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued a statement following Governor Pritzker’s budget proposal: “Governor Pritzker tried painting a rosy picture of Illinois’ fiscal condition, but the fact is, Illinois is…


Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Meier files legislation to bring more transparency to controversial bills moving in the legislature

Oftentimes controversial bills receiving opposition in the Illinois legislature start as one bill number, then the bill changes, making it difficult for the public to keep track of legislation they…


Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Meier’s Statement on Democrats’ Plan to Change the Rules to Elect More Judges

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement concerning his opposition to Illinois legislative Democrats’ plan to create more judgeships for Democrats: “When is enough is enough? The Democrats split the…


Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Rep. Meier files bill to create fair judicial elections in St. Clair County

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) filed legislation to restore fairness to the process of electing judges in St. Clair County. The legislation is in response to a proposal to be…


Monday, December 20, 2021
286 New Laws Take Effect New Year’s Day

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is making the public aware of nearly 300 new laws scheduled to take effect on January 1st. Several new laws to know supported by Rep….


Thursday, November 25, 2021
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Saturday, September 11, 2021
We will never forget

Today, September 11, marks the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that changed our lives forever. We remember and honor those that lost their lives that day, and the heroes that…