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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…


Sunday, May 30, 2021
Meier urges long-term care facilities to adhere to federal and state laws, rules, regulations

House Resolution 298 is brought to us after the year of dealing with COVID. Over the last year and a half, we’ve had 10,300 long term care facility deaths 78,400…


Sunday, May 30, 2021
House Urges Governor to Reopen Unemployment Offices

On Saturday, May 29th the Illinois House of Representatives approved House Resolution 226 co-sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) calling upon the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to…


Saturday, May 29, 2021
Meier Advocates for Illinois Jobs

Earlier today I discussed the importance of keeping Illinois competitive in regards to job creation. We can do better and the legislation adopted today thwarts data center jobs in the…


Monday, May 3, 2021
Rep. Meier’s bill to eliminate extra fee for U.S. Air Force license plates passed Illinois House

Legislation to remove an additional twenty-dollar license plate fee imposed on Illinois residents seeking a U.S. Air Force license plate passed unanimously out of the House of Representatives. The bill…


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
House Approves Rx Notification of Potential Opioid Addiction

To combat the ongoing opioid crisis, the Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawvile) to provide patients with more information concerning the potential addiction…


Monday, March 22, 2021
Metro East GOP Lawmakers Reveal Plan to ‘Reimagine Illinois’

On Monday Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) revealed their House Republican caucus’ new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. A four-point plan…