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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Democrat Budget Spends Billions Illinois Does Not Have

In less than 48 hours, Illinois House Democrats introduced and approved nine budget bills. The Democrat budget plans to spend an extra $4 billion the State of Illinois will not…


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK – BUDGET FY16

Weigh in on key issues in Springfield today, click below  and voice your opinion!!!


Thursday, May 21, 2015
Rep. Meier: Murray Center will remain open

On Wednesday the newly appointed Director of the Illinois Department of Human Services delivered a positive message to the Murray Parents Association. Director James Dimas delivered positive news that Murray…


Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Illinois House Honors Cardinals Hall of Famer ‘Red’ Schoendienst

The Illinois House of Representatives recently adopted a resolution honoring Cardinals Hall of Famer Albert ‘Red’ Schoendienst for his outstanding achievements and contributions made to Major League Baseball.  The resolution…


Monday, May 18, 2015
Rep. Meier & Senator Luechtefeld Meet with Brammeier family in Springfield

Rep. Meier pictured with the Brammeier family from Okawville. Pictured from left to right; Diane, Steve, Rep. Meier, Tyler, Alyssa and Senator Dave Luechtefeld.


Friday, May 15, 2015
Emmanuel Lutheran School Visits State Capitol

Students from Emmanuel Lutheran School in Okawville visited with Rep. Charlie Meier & Senator Dave Luechtefeld at the Capitol on Friday, May 15th.  Rep. Meier enjoys seeing students excited to…


Friday, May 15, 2015
Meier Constituent Midshipmen Luke Foppe Recognized by President for Achievement

Official White House photo by Lawrence Jackson Rep. Meier’s constituent U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen Luke Foppe, the son of Bill & Denise Foppe of Breese, IL was recognized by President…


Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Rep. Meier inducted into Illinois Jaycee Hall of Fame

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) was recently inducted into the Illinois Jaycee Hall of Fame. Rep. Meier became the 30th member to join the Hall of Fame on the…


Thursday, April 30, 2015
Rep. Meier: Governor Rauner Restores $26 million in Funding to State Operations

Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor Bruce Rauner announced his plan to restore $26 million to state operations. The funding that was previously reduced…


Tuesday, April 28, 2015
BND: Hannah’s Playground closer to becoming a reality

The Belleville-News Democrat ran a good story this week about Hannah’s Playground in Breese.  It was Hannah’s Playground which inspired me to introduce my bill (HB 3457) to help build…