State Rep. Charlie Meier offers a prayer at a prayer vigil in front of his office in Highland on Oct. 19. He was joined by United Congregations of Metro-East president Norma Patterson, Mike Berens, a leader with UCM and Mike Schuette, board chair of Catholic Charities of Southern Illinois and about 22 others who attended the vigil. UCM was seeking to overturn new rules put in place by Gov. Bruce Rauner regarding qualifications for childcare assistance.
State Rep. Charlie Meier offers a prayer at a prayer vigil in front of his office in Highland on Oct. 19. He was joined by United Congregations of Metro-East president Norma Patterson, Mike Berens, a leader with UCM and Mike Schuette, board chair of Catholic Charities of Southern Illinois and about 22 others who attended the vigil. UCM was seeking to overturn new rules put in place by Gov. Bruce Rauner regarding qualifications for childcare assistance. Mark Hodapp mhodapp@bnd.com
State Rep. Charlie Meier offers a prayer at a prayer vigil in front of his office in Highland on Oct. 19. He was joined by United Congregations of Metro-East president Norma Patterson, Mike Berens, a leader with UCM and Mike Schuette, board chair of Catholic Charities of Southern Illinois and about 22 others who attended the vigil. UCM was seeking to overturn new rules put in place by Gov. Bruce Rauner regarding qualifications for childcare assistance. Mark Hodapp mhodapp@bnd.com

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