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Friday, October 9, 2020
Meier: COVID Restrictions Lifted for Metro East Region

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued a statement following the news that Illinois’ COVID restrictions for Metro East Region 4 have been lifted. Region 4 includes the following counties; Bond,…


Thursday, September 24, 2020
Meier Appointed to Human Services Committee by Republican Leader

Services Committee.  The committee makes critical decisions concerning the healthcare of our most vulnerable, including Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and many other services important to Illinois residents. “Providing…


Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Meier Earned a 98% Pro-Manufacturing Rating from the IL Manufacturers’ Association

Friday, September 4, 2020
Rep. Meier Urges Governor to Change Method for Implementing COVID Restrictions

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is urging the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Governor Pritzker to utilize hospitalization data instead of using a flawed method of new positive…


Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Meier’s Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Enhanced Restrictions for Metro East

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced enhanced restrictions for Metro East businesses: “I keep hearing from constituents that do not trust the decisions…


Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Meier Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Plan to Close Indoor Dining and Bar Service

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced further restrictions for Metro East businesses this week: “Governor Pritzker must stop punishing bars and restaurants in…


Monday, August 17, 2020
Meier’s Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Restrictions for Metro East

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced further restrictions for Metro East businesses: “Governor Pritzker’s announcement to enforce stricter COVID restrictions is a BIG…


Friday, August 14, 2020
Meier named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) has been named a Champion of Free Enterprise, an award given by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to legislators who have made special contributions…


Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Rep. Meier: Pritzker’s Emergency Rule to Require Businesses Enforce Employees and Customers to Wear Masks Approved

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s emergency rules to first warn, then fine businesses that do not adhere to a mandatory mask requirement for employees and customers was approved today by the…


Monday, August 3, 2020
Meier Urges Special Session to Remove Madigan as House Speaker Following Allegations of Corruption

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is calling for a vote to remove Mike Madigan as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives.Two weeks ago ComEd agreed to pay a $200…