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Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Meier’s Statement on Democrats’ Plan to Change the Rules to Elect More Judges

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement concerning his opposition to Illinois legislative Democrats’ plan to create more judgeships for Democrats: “When is enough is enough? The Democrats split the…


Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Rep. Meier files bill to create fair judicial elections in St. Clair County

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) filed legislation to restore fairness to the process of electing judges in St. Clair County. The legislation is in response to a proposal to be…


Monday, December 20, 2021
286 New Laws Take Effect New Year’s Day

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is making the public aware of nearly 300 new laws scheduled to take effect on January 1st. Several new laws to know supported by Rep….


Thursday, November 25, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday, September 11, 2021
We will never forget

Today, September 11, marks the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that changed our lives forever. We remember and honor those that lost their lives that day, and the heroes that…


Thursday, September 9, 2021
Illinois must maintain low-cost energy for residents and businesses

This evening the House of Representatives approved legislation (SB 2408) to put Prairie State Energy Campus located in southern Illinois at a competitive disadvantage, leaving the coal-fired power plant in…


Thursday, September 9, 2021
Meier Defends Illinois Coal, Opposes Democrats Green New Deal

Monday, August 30, 2021
Rep. Meier’s Bill to Require Notification of Potential Opioid Addiction Signed into Law

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) to combat the ongoing opioid crisis was signed into law. The new law will provide patients with more information concerning the potential…


Friday, August 27, 2021
Rep. Meier and Highland Police Dept. to Host Rx Drug Drop Off September 9

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and the Highland Police Department will be hosting a drive-through Prescription Drug Drop-Off event in Highland on Thursday, September 9 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. The…


Monday, August 9, 2021
Rep. Meier’s bill signed into law will make it easier for disabled vets to obtain license plates

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) to make it easier for disabled veterans to obtain a disabled veteran license plate was signed into law on Friday, August 6….