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Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Rep. Meier co-sponsors bill to reject pay raise for lawmakers

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) co-sponsored legislation to reject a 2.4% pay raise scheduled to take effect this year for Illinois lawmakers. According to state law, each year lawmakers are…

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Session Update: Rep. Meier Discusses Taxes, Balanced Budget, Pro-Job Reforms and Infrastructure

The Illinois House of Representatives completed their first term of the 2019 session late into the evening on Saturday, June 1st. Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement on a number of…

Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Rep. Meier Statement on Capital Bill to Improve Roads and Bridges

“Tonight I voted on a bipartisan plan to repair Illinois’ crippling roads and bridges by investing in our infrastructure. The last time we had a capital bill was 2009. Despite…

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Meier stands up for law-abiding gun owners

State Representative Charlie Meier stood up for law-abiding gun owners Wednesday afternoon when the House of Representatives approved legislation to further diminish the Second Amendment. “Last time I checked we…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Bad bill for Metro East Sanitary District arrives in the Senate

Legislation vetoed by the Governor last year deemed harmful to the Metro East Sanitary District (MESD) sneaked passed the House of Representatives on Memorial Day by an overwhelmingly partisan roll…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
House Democrats Diminish Rights of the Unborn

The Illinois House of Representatives recently approved legislation to further expand abortion rights in the state, despite the fact that abortion is already legal in Illinois and across the country….

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Statement Opposing Passage of the Graduated Income Tax Hike

“I voted against the graduated tax today because we can’t trust giving Democrats a blank check. A graduated tax is bad policy for Illinois. The legislation passed today is estimated…

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
Legislation Harmful to Madison and St. Clair Counties Clears House Committee

Legislation vetoed by the Governor last year deemed harmful to Metro East taxpayers residing in the Metro East Sanitary District (MESD) was brought forth yesterday and passed the Illinois House…

Monday, May 6th, 2019
Former State Employee Tasked with Closing Murray Center Fined $154K for Violating Ethics Act

The Executive Ethics Commission of the State of Illinois fined former Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) employee Mark Doyle for violating the revolving door prohibition of the State Officials…

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
Meier Co-Hosts Town Hall Meeting in O’Fallon with Sen. Plummer

Rep. Meier co-hosted another Town Hall Meeting with Senator Plummer last week. The Town Hall Meeting was held at the Katy Cavins Community Center in O’Fallon on Wednesday, April 24th….