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Friday, May 24, 2024
Rep. Meier Honors Vow to Support Amended HB 793, Encourages Further Improvements

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) has continued to legislate on behalf of workers with severe developmental and intellectual disabilities. Meier, a member of the House Human Services…

Friday, May 24, 2024
Watch: Rep. Meier Addresses Concerns Regarding Amended HB793

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Watch: Rep. Meier Co-Sponsors SB3753, Continues to Fight for Developmentally Disabled Individuals

State Representative Charlie Meier gives his support for Senate Bill 3753, legislation that implements stronger protections for developmentally disabled individuals and strict penalties for State-Operated Developmental Centers (SODC) and Community…

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Rep. Meier Co-Sponsors Successful Effort to Crack Down on Irresponsible CILAs and Protect CILA Residents

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) has worked for many years to protect residents with profound physical and mental disabilities living in Illinois’ State-Operated Developmental Centers (SODC) and…

Monday, May 13, 2024
Watch: Rep. Charlie Meier Advocates to Save Jobs at Developmentally Disabled WorkshopsWatch:

State Representative Charlie Meier expresses his concerns with House Bill 793, legislation that could put thousands of Illinoisans with developmental disabilities out of work.

Monday, May 13, 2024
Op-Ed: Legislature Must Stop HB 793 to Save the Jobs of Developmentally Disabled

Throughout my time in Springfield serving southern Illinois and portions of the Metro-East, I have worked hard to represent the best interests of the citizens in our state that live…

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Murray Parents Association Visits Springfield

This week, I had a chance to meet with the Murray Parents Association during their trip to the Capitol. During their visit, the MPA spoke with legislators about the Warren…

Friday, April 12, 2024
State Rep. Charlie Meier Reminds Constituents to Sign Petition Protecting Jobs for Developmentally Disabled Individuals

SPRINGFIELD, IL…. State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is urging constituents to sign his petition projecting the jobs of Illinoisans with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Legislation pending in the Illinois House…