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Friday, March 20, 2020
Info on Governor Pritzker’s ‘Stay At Home’ Order

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced that all residents will be subject to a ‘Stay At Home’ order effective Saturday, March 21 at 5:00 p.m. through Tuesday, April 7. STAY AT…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
Loans Available to Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved the state’s eligibility for disaster assistance loans for small businesses facing financial hardship in all 102 counties due to COVID-19. Eligible businesses can…


Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Rep. Meier Provides COVID-19 Update Concerning Unemployment Benefits, School and State Facility Closures, Restaurant Options, Small Business Impact Survey

As our state and country continue to fight the coronavirus, State Rep. Charlie Meier is providing the public with important information concerning unemployment benefits for individuals recently laid off, restaurant…


Tuesday, March 17, 2020
15 Days To Slow The Spread of COVID-19

Monday, March 16, 2020
Governor Pritzker’s Order Closing Restaurants & Bars at 9pm

Governor Pritzker outlined the following in his Executive Order under “Section 1” in response to COVID-19 concerning restaurants and bars. Beginning tonight (March 16, 2020) at 9:00 p.m. through March…


Monday, March 16, 2020
State seeks input from small businesses impacted by coronavirus

The State of Illinois is seeking input from small businesses on the impact of COVID-19. Responses will assist the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in evaluating Illinois’ request for an…


Monday, March 16, 2020
Meier Encourages Restaurants to Keep Profit/Loss Records, Reminds Laid Off Employees Eligible for Unemployment Benefits

As Illinois restaurants endure unprecedented times beginning on March 17 by offering carry-out and/or delivery only service as ordered by Governor Pritzker. State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is encouraging restaurant…


Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Video: Meier Discusses FOID Delay and Plan for Improvements

Meier said when he first took office in 2013, there was a slight delay in FOID processing, but the delay has gotten much worse.


Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Meier Calls for Passage of Bills to Reduce Cost and Regulations for Law Abiding Gun Owners

State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Mike Marron (R-Fithian), and Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) held a press conference in Springfield Wednesday alongside fellow Republican legislators and 2nd Amendment supporters to discuss solutions…


Thursday, February 27, 2020
New Policy Releases Non-Citizen Felons from Prison

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) joined members of law enforcement and his legislative colleagues in criticizing a new state policy implemented by Governor Pritzker’s administration that ends cooperation and communication…