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Thursday, September 9, 2021
Illinois must maintain low-cost energy for residents and businesses

This evening the House of Representatives approved legislation (SB 2408) to put Prairie State Energy Campus located in southern Illinois at a competitive disadvantage, leaving the coal-fired power plant in…


Thursday, September 9, 2021
Meier Defends Illinois Coal, Opposes Democrats Green New Deal

Monday, August 30, 2021
Rep. Meier’s Bill to Require Notification of Potential Opioid Addiction Signed into Law

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) to combat the ongoing opioid crisis was signed into law. The new law will provide patients with more information concerning the potential…


Friday, August 27, 2021
Rep. Meier and Highland Police Dept. to Host Rx Drug Drop Off September 9

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and the Highland Police Department will be hosting a drive-through Prescription Drug Drop-Off event in Highland on Thursday, September 9 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. The…


Monday, August 9, 2021
Rep. Meier’s bill signed into law will make it easier for disabled vets to obtain license plates

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) to make it easier for disabled veterans to obtain a disabled veteran license plate was signed into law on Friday, August 6….


Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Statement on Governor Pritzker’s School Mask Mandate

State Representative Charlie Meier issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced a mandatory mask mandate for Pre-K-12 public schools in the state: “As I have stated before, the decisions…


Thursday, June 17, 2021
Rep. Meier Reacts to Wednesday’s Special Session

The Illinois House of Representatives met on Wednesday to work through several items left over from the Spring Legislative Session which had adjourned in the early hours on June 1st….


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
General Assembly Adjourns Lackluster Session

The General Assembly ended the 2021 legislative session without many accolades according to State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville). The legislature ended another annual session without a balanced budget, gave lawmakers…


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Meier’s Statement on Passage of State Budget

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after the Democrat-controlled legislature passed a $42.3 billion budget with a deficit of $1 billion: “This is one of the most…


Monday, May 31, 2021
Meier Exposes Democrat Power Grab to Elect Judges

During the last 24 hours of the 2021 legislative session. The Democrat majority approved legislation (SB 2406) to change the way judges are elected in the Twentieth Circuit by removing…