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Friday, April 3, 2015
Statement on Death of Murray Center Resident

At 7:00 a.m. this morning State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) received a phone call from the Department of Human Services confirming the unfortunate death of a resident at the Warren…


Friday, March 27, 2015
Murray Parents Association visit with Meier at the Capitol

On Wednesday my good friends from the Murray Parents Association came to visit me in Springfield. We are all thrilled that Murray Center will remain open! Pictured from left to…


Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Statement on Supplemental Emergency State Budget

Today the Illinois House of Representatives approved supplemental funding in the amount of $1.6 billion for the Fiscal Year 2015 state budget.  If no action was taken, the State of…


Monday, March 9, 2015
Murray Center Included in FY16 State Budget

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is pleased to announce that the Warren G. Murray Development Center is heading in a positive direction. “Murray Center is included in the FY16…


Tuesday, March 3, 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 26, 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 25, 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 18, 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 13, 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 5, 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…