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Sunday, May 30, 2021
Meier urges long-term care facilities to adhere to federal and state laws, rules, regulations

House Resolution 298 is brought to us after the year of dealing with COVID. Over the last year and a half, we’ve had 10,300 long term care facility deaths 78,400…


Sunday, May 30, 2021
House Urges Governor to Reopen Unemployment Offices

On Saturday, May 29th the Illinois House of Representatives approved House Resolution 226 co-sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) calling upon the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to…


Saturday, May 29, 2021
Meier Advocates for Illinois Jobs

Earlier today I discussed the importance of keeping Illinois competitive in regards to job creation. We can do better and the legislation adopted today thwarts data center jobs in the…


Monday, May 3, 2021
Rep. Meier’s bill to eliminate extra fee for U.S. Air Force license plates passed Illinois House

Legislation to remove an additional twenty-dollar license plate fee imposed on Illinois residents seeking a U.S. Air Force license plate passed unanimously out of the House of Representatives. The bill…


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
House Approves Rx Notification of Potential Opioid Addiction

To combat the ongoing opioid crisis, the Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawvile) to provide patients with more information concerning the potential addiction…


Monday, March 22, 2021
Metro East GOP Lawmakers Reveal Plan to ‘Reimagine Illinois’

On Monday Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) revealed their House Republican caucus’ new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. A four-point plan…


Thursday, March 18, 2021
Metro East Representatives Elik, Meier, and Friess to Host Virtual Town Hall

Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) will host a Facebook LIVE town hall on Wednesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. Metro East…


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Meier to serve as GOP Spokesman on two key committees

With the Illinois House of Representatives set to begin virtual committees during the week of March 1st, State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) was selected to serve on two important leadership…


Monday, February 22, 2021
Statement on Governor Pritzker Signing Anti-Law Enforcement Bill (HB 3653) into Law

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker signed HB 3653, the 764-page anti-law enforcement bill into law: “I am disappointed Governor Pritzker is putting the…


Friday, February 19, 2021
Meier Statement on Madigan’s Resignation

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after former House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) announced his resignation: “This is good news for the people of Illinois. Although Madigan…