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Monday, February 24, 2020
Rep. Meier: Governor’s Budget Holds Taxpayers Hostage Unless Tax Hike is Approved

On Wednesday, February 19th, Governor JB Pritzker presented his Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal before members of the Illinois General Assembly. Governor Pritzker’s proposed budget includes $42.1 billion in spending…


Thursday, February 20, 2020
Video: Meier reacts to Governor’s Budget Address

State Representative Charlie Meier reacts to Governor Pritzker’s second annual Budget Address held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Rep. Meier Statement on Governor’s Budget Address

Springfield, IL…State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor JB Pritzker presented his second annual Budget Address before members of the Illinois General Assembly today: “Governor Pritzker…


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Meier opposes legislation banning motorists from filling up their gas tank

Legislation recently filed in the Illinois House of Representatives seeks to ban individuals from pumping their own gas at a filling station. The bill introduced by State Representative Camille Lilly…


Monday, February 3, 2020
Op-Ed: Corruption is the root of Illinois’ problems

As I head back to Springfield for the 2020 legislative session I am reminded of the important issues our state is faced with today. The issue I hear most from…


Thursday, January 30, 2020
Video: Meier’s Take on State of the State

State Representative Charlie Meier’s post State of the State reaction at the Illinois capitol.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Rep. Meier Statement on Governor’s State of the State

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor JB Pritzker presented his annual State of the State before members of the Illinois General Assembly today: “Corruption is…


Friday, January 24, 2020
545 non-citizens registered to vote by SOS, Meier demands action to fix error

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is calling on the Office of Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) to suspend the Automatic Voter Registration program given the fact that 545 non-citizens were…


Monday, December 16, 2019
256 New Laws Effective January 1, 2020

As Illinoisans begin their first day of 2020 on Wednesday, January 1st, State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants the public to be aware of 256 new laws scheduled to take…


Monday, November 25, 2019
Rep. Meier Provides Fall Veto Session Update

The Illinois General Assembly fall Veto Session recently came to a close, State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) says he left session “disappointed with the majority party’s lack of enthusiasm to…