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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…


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….