Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
Resolution Honoring Fallen Soldier Sgt. Gary J. Vasquez Adopted by Illinois House

On Tuesday, the Illinois House of Representatives adopted a resolution honoring a fallen Green Beret, Sgt. Gary J. Vasquez of Highland.  House Joint Resolution 5 (HJR 5) sponsored by State…

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Resolution Urging NGA Campus to Locate in St. Clair County Clears House Committee

The Illinois House Economic Development committee approved bi-partisan legislation today urging the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) campus to build the agency’s new facility in Illinois.  House Resolution (HR 10) introduced…

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Meier Recognized As Recipient Of Hoyleton Ministries Partner In Advocacy Award For 2014

Chris L. Cox, Hoyleton Ministries President and CEO, announced State Representative Charlie Meier of the Illinois 108th District, has been selected as the recipient of the Partner in Advocacy for 2014. The Partner in…

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Statement on Governor Rauner’s Budget Address

Today Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner revealed his first annual budget address during a joint session of the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives.  State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the…

Friday, February 13th, 2015
Meier appointed to committee tasked with finding ways to make college more affordable

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) was recently appointed to serve on the Community College Access & Affordability Committee.  The new committee will be tasked with developing ways to make attending…

Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Meier on “America’s Forum” discusssing legislation to ban terrorists from teaching in public schools

On Wednesday Rep. Meier appeared on “America’s Forum” to discuss legislation he sponsored (House Bill 150) which would ban convicted terrorists from teaching in Illinois’ public universities and community college…

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Statement on Governor Rauner’s State of the State

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner presented his first State of the State address today before members of the Illinois General Assembly.  State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) was in attendance and released…

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Meier Picked to Serve on House Committees Important to Region

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) received his committee assignments for the upcoming session.  Meier’s committee assignments are a perfect fit for the 108th district which includes parts of Clinton, Madison,…

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
Federal government lifts cap placed on savings accounts for individuals with disabilities

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is pleased to announce changes to a new federal law affecting individuals with disabilities. Effective this year, the $2,000 cap on savings accounts for individuals…

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Rep. Meier seeks to ban convicted terrorists from teaching in higher education

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) recently pre-filed legislation to ban convicted terrorists from teaching in Illinois’ public universities and community college system. “Convicted terrorists should not be teaching in our…

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