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Friday, November 1, 2019
Rep. Meier co-sponsors legislation aimed at fighting corruption

In response to the arrest of a Chicago lawmaker on a federal bribery charge, State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) co-sponsored a package of ethics reform bills aimed at fighting corruption…


Thursday, October 24, 2019
Rep. Meier gives 120th pint of blood at local blood drive

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) donated his 120th pint of blood on October 21st at Mater Dei’s blood drive. The average human body contains approximately 10 pints of blood, Representative…


Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Rep. Meier announces 63 road and bridge improvement projects

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced 63 local road and bridge improvements scheduled for completion over the next six years in the 108th…


Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Rep. Meier files resolution urging Congress to pass the USMCA

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) filed House Resolution 527 urging Congress to approve the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). According to Rep. Charlie Meier, “the USMCA will help Illinois…


Monday, September 23, 2019
Meier: Illinois Revenue Announces Tax Amnesty Program

State Representative Charlie Meier is making the public aware of a state program that will waive late fees and interest owed by delinquent taxpayers. According to Rep. Meier, “If you…


Tuesday, September 10, 2019
House Ag Committee Chair Rep. Harper Tours Southern Illinois with Rep. Meier

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) hosted State Representative Sonya Harper (D-Chicago), chair of the House Agriculture & Conservation Committee for a three day tour of Southern Illinois. The tour included…


Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Tort Tax Study Shows $200 Million in Annual Costs to Metro-East Consumers

A new regional analysis of the economic impact of the state’s tort system shows almost $200 million in annual direct tort costs to metro-east consumers, equaling $439.61 per resident. If…


Friday, August 30, 2019
Rep. Meier Hosting Business Roundtable Series Sept. 18

State Representative Charlie Meier is welcoming leaders in the business community to attend either of his Business Roundtable Series to be held on Wednesday, September 18 in O’Fallon, Highland, and…


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Grant opportunity for schools visiting the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

State Representative Charlie Meier is sharing an opportunity for local schools to receive a grant if they send their students to Springfield to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and…


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Meier Receives Friend of Infrastructure Award

The “Friend of Infrastructure Award” ceremony was held for Rep. Meier in Nashville, IL at NOTS Logistics, LLC.