Rep. Reilly bill gives schools more flexibility in testing

State Representative John Reilly of Oakland Township has submitted legislation to allow local school districts to opt out of certain standardized testing. “Our districts have multiple federal and state assessments for each grade, and especially in high school, these myriad assessments are burdensome,” Reilly said. “In the 11th grade alone, students are mandated to take…

Rep. Reilly calls for full review of Michigan’s administrative rules

State Representative John Reilly of Oakland Township today introduced bipartisan legislation to eliminate unnecessary regulations for Michigan businesses and residents. The bill, Reilly’s first as a member of the Michigan House, would require the Legislature to eventually review all administrative rules issued by state agencies. These regulations comprise the Michigan Administrative Code, and they are…

Rep. Reilly invites residents to coffee in Orion Township

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township will host a coffee hour on Monday, March 20 at Great Harvest Bread Company, 1015 S. Baldwin Road in Orion Township from 5 to 6 p.m. “Listening to the voice of the community is a top priority for me,” said Rep. Reilly. “This will be a great opportunity…

Rep. Reilly: Action Plan is a commitment to our state’s long-term financial health

State Representative John Reilly of Oakland Township joined fellow lawmakers today at the Capitol to unveil the 2017-2018 House Republican Action Plan, which is the guiding document for the upcoming legislative session. Reilly served on the Policy Development Committee and had a significant role in determining what issues would be outlined in the Action Plan….

Reilly on board with new state government transparency initiative

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township says he supports bipartisan legislation introduced today to make state government more transparent. “This is another sign of the House’s commitment to be more accountable and accessible to the people of Michigan,” Reilly said. Reilly joined colleagues in the announcement of the bill package to make Michigan’s governor…

Rep. Reilly named vice chair of JCAR and Financial Liability Reform Committees

House Speaker Tom Leonard today announced state Rep. John Reilly, of Oakland Township, will serve on five House policy committees, and as vice chair of two of those committees. Reilly will vice chair the House Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) and vice chair of Financial Liability Reform. JCAR is responsible for the legislative oversight…