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Monday, May 3, 2021
Rep. Meier’s bill to eliminate extra fee for U.S. Air Force license plates passed Illinois House

Legislation to remove an additional twenty-dollar license plate fee imposed on Illinois residents seeking a U.S. Air Force license plate passed unanimously out of the House of Representatives. The bill…


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
House Approves Rx Notification of Potential Opioid Addiction

To combat the ongoing opioid crisis, the Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawvile) to provide patients with more information concerning the potential addiction…


Monday, March 22, 2021
Metro East GOP Lawmakers Reveal Plan to ‘Reimagine Illinois’

On Monday Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) revealed their House Republican caucus’ new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. A four-point plan…


Saturday, March 20, 2021
It’s Time to Transform Illinois – Sign the Petition!

House Republicans have introduced more than 80 pieces of legislation as part of our Reimagine Illinois plan. These proposals focus on four key principles that will help make Illinois the…


Thursday, March 18, 2021
Metro East Representatives Elik, Meier, and Friess to Host Virtual Town Hall

Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) will host a Facebook LIVE town hall on Wednesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. Metro East…


Thursday, March 18, 2021
Join the Fight Against Illinois’ Culture of Corruption

Enough is enough! Let’s end the culture of corruption in Illinois by eliminating conflicts of interest, removing partisan politics from drawing legislative boundaries, and giving citizens more control of their…


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Meier to serve as GOP Spokesman on two key committees

With the Illinois House of Representatives set to begin virtual committees during the week of March 1st, State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) was selected to serve on two important leadership…


Monday, February 22, 2021
Statement on Governor Pritzker Signing Anti-Law Enforcement Bill (HB 3653) into Law

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker signed HB 3653, the 764-page anti-law enforcement bill into law: “I am disappointed Governor Pritzker is putting the…


Friday, February 19, 2021
Meier Statement on Madigan’s Resignation

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement after former House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) announced his resignation: “This is good news for the people of Illinois. Although Madigan…


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…