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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…

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Rep. Meier Announces New Laws Taking Effect January 1

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants to make the public aware of several new laws scheduled to take effect January 1, 2015.  220 new laws will take effect this New…

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Kay/Meier propose resolution to encourage new intelligence campus to locate in St. Clair County, IL

Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) teamed up to introduce a House Resolution encouraging the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) campus to build the agency’s new…

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Rep. Meier to Donate 100th Pint of Blood

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is preparing to donate his 100th pint of blood on December 10th at the Addieville Jaycee/Washington 4-H blood drive in Washington County.  A former Jaycee…

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