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Monday, January 11, 2016
House Delays Session Until Jan. 27, Rep. Meier Not Happy

With only a few days’ notice, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) cancelled House session scheduled the week of January 11, delaying the first session of the New Year until…


Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Rep. Meier Announces New Laws Taking Effect January 1

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) announced there are 237 new laws scheduled to take effect January 1, 2016. Rep. Meier called attention to several new laws which may be of…


Friday, December 11, 2015
Funds Owed to Local Government Expected to be Released

Illinois lottery winners to be paid for IOUs After months of gridlock, the State of Illinois will be releasing funds owed to local municipalities for the maintenance of roads and…


Friday, November 13, 2015
Murray Center Death Ruled a Homicide ‘We Look Forward to Justice Being Served’

The Clinton County State’s Attorney’s office is now tasked with investigating the death of a Murray Center resident which occurred in March of this year. On Thursday, November 12, the…


Friday, November 6, 2015
Rep. Meier Co-Sponsors Legislation to Recognize Importance of Illinois Pork

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) recently co-sponsored House Resolution 839 to recognize and promote the significant impact Illinois’ pork industry has on the State’s economy. According to the Illinois…


Monday, October 26, 2015
Federal Court Rules in Favor of Residents at Murray Center

On Thursday, October 15th the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed “the state must also have a plan for allowing beneficiaries to choose either institutional services…


Friday, October 9, 2015
New Murray Center Director Announced

The Warren G. Murray Development Center located in Centralia, Illinois will have a new director later this month. The new Center Director Mary Ann Smith will begin her first day…


Monday, October 5, 2015
Rep. Meier Receives Plassman Award for Improving the Lives of the Disabled

The Murray Parents’ Association recently awarded Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) with the Dr. Plassman Award for his dedication, and devotion to the residents of Murray Center and for…


Monday, September 28, 2015
Conversation with Charlie Meier & Bill Meyer Tonight in Hamel

Monday, September 21, 2015
Rep. Meier to Designate Portion of U.S. 50 for Fallen Soldier Sunday in Breese

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) will be hosting a ceremony to designate the section of United States Route 50 between the cities of Carlyle and Breese as the SSG…