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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Meier Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor JB Pritzker presented a virtual Budget Address for members of the Illinois General Assembly today. “Just like the previous…


Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Meier Calls on Governor to Abandon Tax Hike on Small Businesses

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) joined his House Republican colleagues in opposition to Governor Pritzker’s proposal to impose higher taxes onto Illinois businesses struggling to remain open during the pandemic. “The executive…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Meier Begins New Term in the Illinois House of Representatives

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) began his new term following the Inauguration Day ceremony of the Illinois House of Representatives held Wednesday, January 13th at the BOS Center in Springfield….


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Meier’s Statement on Democrats Approving Anti-Law Enforcement Bill

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after Democrat lawmakers approved a 764-page anti-law enforcement bill minutes before session expired: “I chose to back-the-badge and keep our communities…


Thursday, January 7, 2021
Meier wants fix to unemployment system failures and anti-corruption reform to take center stage during lame duck session

With the Illinois General Assembly set to begin its lame duck session on Friday. State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) says he is “skeptical about Governor Pritzker and the Democrat controlled…


Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Rep. Meier: IDPH Offers Guidance for Essential Caregivers at Long-Term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes

Family and close friends may now visit and provide care for their loved one residing in a long-term care facility or nursing home, upon approval from the health provider. A…


Monday, December 7, 2020
Rep. Meier’s Statement on Madigan’s Commitment to Increase the Income Tax

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan told colleagues today he would work to help pass an income tax increase for Governor…


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Rep. Meier’s Statement on U.S. Attorney Indictments Against Four of Madigan’s Allies

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after the U.S. Attorney’s announcement of indictments against Speaker Madigan’s allies which include Mike McClain, Anne Pramaggiore, John Hooker and Jay…


Monday, October 26, 2020
Statement Concerning Governor Pritzker’s COVID Restrictions

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced enhanced restrictions on bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues for Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, and…


Friday, October 9, 2020
Meier: COVID Restrictions Lifted for Metro East Region

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued a statement following the news that Illinois’ COVID restrictions for Metro East Region 4 have been lifted. Region 4 includes the following counties; Bond,…