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Monday, June 29, 2015
Rep. Meier & Irvington Mayor Gera Sims to Conduct Ceremony Honoring POW/Korean War Veteran Sunday

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and Irvington Mayor Gera Sims will be conducting a public ceremony to honor WWII POW and Korean War Veteran Dr. Gerhard Malcharek in Irvington Sunday….


Thursday, June 25, 2015
Statement on Governor Bruce Rauner’s Veto of Unbalanced Illinois Budget

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the statement below following Governor Rauner’s veto of the 19 budget bills sent to him by the Illinois General Assembly: “This is refreshing news…


Monday, June 22, 2015
The Truth Behind the State Budget Stalemate

With nine days to go until a new state budget is scheduled to take effect July 1 there is one problem, the Democrats’ in control of the Illinois House and…


Monday, June 8, 2015
National Do-Not-Call List Facts

Placing telemarketing calls to wireless phones is – and always has been – illegal in most cases. Why the confusion about telemarketing to wireless phones? Consumers report receiving emails saying…


Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Constituents and Friends Meet with Rep. Meier in Springfield

Rep. Meier pictured with Trinklein Family: Gretchen, Charlie, Chuck Isringhaus, John, Abby and Mike. Last week Rep. Charlie’s friend of over 30 years came to visit along with the Trinklein…


Monday, June 1, 2015
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Meier to Encourage Handicap Accessible Parks Passes Both Houses

Photo courtesy of BND On Sunday May 31st, the Illinois Senate approved a bill to make handicap-accessible park projects a priority.  State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) sponsored the legislation.The legislation…


Saturday, May 30, 2015
Resolution Honoring Fallen Soldier Sgt. Joshua Melton Adopted by Illinois House

On Saturday, the Illinois House of Representatives adopted a resolution honoring a fallen National Guardsman, Staff Sgt. Joshua Melton of Breese.  House Joint Resolution 74 (HJR 74) sponsored by State…


Friday, May 29, 2015
Meier Welcomes Page for a Day Anna Krenz

Rep. Meier pictured with Anna Krenz of Hoyelton on Wednesday, May 27. Anna was Rep. Meier’s Page for a Day.


Friday, May 29, 2015
The Clark Triplets Meet with Representative Meier as Page for the Day Alongside Their Grandparents

Rep. Meier pictured with the Clark Triplets from Plainfield. Pictured with their grandparents Patsy and Merle Minor, Mikayla, Danielle, and Chandler Clark. Center is Rep. Meier.


Friday, May 29, 2015
Meier Welcomes Jacob Tourville as his Page for a Day

Jacob Tourville meets with Rep. Meier on the House floor as Page for the Day on Friday, May 19th. Jacob Tourville and his mother Tina pictured with Rep. Meier outside…