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Monday, February 2, 2015
Meier Picked to Serve on House Committees Important to Region

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) received his committee assignments for the upcoming session.  Meier’s committee assignments are a perfect fit for the 108th district which includes parts of Clinton, Madison,…

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Federal government lifts cap placed on savings accounts for individuals with disabilities

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is pleased to announce changes to a new federal law affecting individuals with disabilities. Effective this year, the $2,000 cap on savings accounts for individuals…

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Rep. Meier seeks to ban convicted terrorists from teaching in higher education

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) recently pre-filed legislation to ban convicted terrorists from teaching in Illinois’ public universities and community college system. “Convicted terrorists should not be teaching in our…

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Rep. Meier Announces New Laws Taking Effect January 1

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants to make the public aware of several new laws scheduled to take effect January 1, 2015.  220 new laws will take effect this New…

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Kay/Meier propose resolution to encourage new intelligence campus to locate in St. Clair County, IL

Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) teamed up to introduce a House Resolution encouraging the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) campus to build the agency’s new…

Friday, December 5, 2014
Rep. Meier to Donate 100th Pint of Blood

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is preparing to donate his 100th pint of blood on December 10th at the Addieville Jaycee/Washington 4-H blood drive in Washington County.  A former Jaycee…

Friday, August 1, 2014
Meier Vows Fight Will Continue on Behalf of Murray Center Residents and Families

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) today vowed to work with parents and legal counsel to continue to fight the planned closure of the Murray Developmental Center in Centralia. Meier said…

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Rep. Charlie Meier Responds to the U. S. District Court’s Murray Center Ruling: “We will continue to fight for these residents.”

“I, along with residents’ family members and others, am very, very disappointed with today’s denial of a preliminary injunction to halt the closure of the Murray Developmental Center,” said Rep….

Friday, July 18, 2014
Meier: New Law Cuts Bureaucracy for Motorists with Medical Conditions Requiring Special Tinting Protections

A new law spearheaded by State Representative Charlie Meier will help Illinois motorists who require special window tinting for medical reasons cut through the bureaucracy to receive the required special…