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Tuesday, February 28, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Meier’s Sister, Marilee Roethemeyer Singing the Lord’s Prayer to the House of Representatives

At the start of Tuesday’s February 28th House session, Rep. Meier’s sister, Marilee Roethemeyer sang the Lord’s Prayer to the Illinois House of Representatives.

Friday, February 24, 2023
Capitol Update

As we begin a new legislative session in the Illinois General Assembly, I want to keep you updated on what is happening in Springfield and the work I’m doing on…

Thursday, February 23, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Meier Reveals ‘Help Protect Us and Improve Our Home’ Plan for Choate

The ‘Help Protect Us and Improve Our Home’ proposal is a realistic plan to help make the improvements needed at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center. A place residents call…

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Rep. Meier Joins Colleagues in Call for Hearings, Proposes Plan to Make Improvements at Choate Developmental Center

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) on Thursday joined his Republican colleagues State Representative Paul Jacobs, Dave Severin, and State Senators Terri Bryant, Dale Fowler, and Jil Tracy to call…

Monday, February 20, 2023
Week in Review: Budget, House GOP priorities, seniors and more

Happy Presidents’ Day! Here in Illinois, we are proud to be the Land of Lincoln and Reagan. BUDGETHouse Republicans react to Gov. Pritzker’s budget plan. Governor JB Pritzker delivered his annual…

Thursday, February 16, 2023
VIDEO: Meier Reacts to Governor Pritzker’s Budget Proposal

The people I represent want to see Illinois pass a balanced budget without more taxes and spending. The budget presented by Governor Pritzker today will likely spend more than Illinois’…

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Rep. Meier’s Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Fifth Budget Proposal

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued a statement following Governor Pritzker’s fifth annual budget proposal presented to the Illinois General Assembly on Wednesday: “The people I represent want to see…

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Governor’s State of the State Today

The Governor will deliver the combined State of the State and Budget Address today at noon. Follow along live at

Saturday, February 11, 2023
Week in Review: Budget, firearms ban, jobs and more

BUDGET Budget Address/State of the State next week. Governor JB Pritzker will deliver his annual Budget Address/State of the State speech to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly…

Friday, February 10, 2023
Rep. Meier’s office to host traveling office hours in Greenville

State Representative Charlie Meier’s office will be hosting traveling office hours in Greenville on Tuesday, February 28 to meet with constituents that have an issue or concern with the state…