Join Rep. Reilly at his April office hours

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township invites residents to join him in Oxford and Orion Township for his monthly local office hours on Monday, April 15. “I value the insight that I receive during local office hours,” Rep. Reilly said. “The governor’s recent budget proposal has prompted significant feedback, and I am eager to…

Rep. Reilly applauds GM’s Orion Assembly Plant investment

Today, General Motors announced plans to expand production at the Orion Assembly Plant in Lake Orion, which will add 400 jobs and create $300 million in investments at the location. State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township commended the investment and expressed his optimism for the community following the announcement. “I was happy to join…

Rep. Reilly: Michigan’s public universities must uphold First Amendment rights

Lawmaker introduces measures to protect students’ constitutional rights In response to numerous violations of students’ First Amendment rights across several of Michigan’s public colleges and universities, state Rep. John Reilly today unveiled a pair of measures to establish – and some cases, restore – free speech protections on college campuses. “The state’s public colleges and…

Rep. Reilly: Women deserve to know the facts about abortion risks

Measure would increase transparency for complication rates State Rep. John Reilly, of Oakland Township, has reintroduced legislation he sponsored last term upgrading a 1999 Michigan law designed to ensure abortion injuries and deaths are tracked and reported. Reilly introduced the measure after the tragic death of a young Battle Creek woman that resulted from a…

Reps. Reilly, Webber cast votes to enhance recreational opportunities statewide

Proposal includes developments in Oakland County Oakland County state lawmakers Reps. John Reilly and Michael Webber today voted in favor of a plan allocating funds for two separate developments of the Paint Creek Trail as part of wide-ranging legislation advancing through the Michigan House. Webber and Reilly helped secure $228,400 to develop the Northern Trailhead…

Join Rep. Reilly at his March coffee hours

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township invites residents to join him in Oxford and Orion Township for his monthly local coffee hours on Monday, March 18. “Talking to my neighbors and listening to their concerns about state government continues to be one of the most important parts of my job,” Rep. Reilly said. “I…

Reilly removes unnecessary hurdles for homeschool families

A solution introduced by state Rep. John Reilly, of Oakland Township, would change a law requiring homeschool students to obtain a work permit from a local school they do not attend in order to work an after-school job. Under Reilly’s proposed legislation, parents of homeschoolers could provide consent instead. “Current law puts schools in an…

Rep. Reilly’s plan to eliminate redundancy in standardized testing passes committee

Legislation gives school districts the right to choose what is best for students State Rep. John Reilly’s bill allowing local school districts to opt out of certain standardized testing was overwhelmingly approved by the House Education Committee today. “Oakland County schools and school districts across Michigan are burdened by the many redundant state assessments they…

Rep. Reilly announces March is Reading Month tour

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township today announced his March is Reading Month tour. As part of March is Reading Month, the lawmaker will visit schools throughout the Brandon, Lake Orion, Oxford and Rochester districts and read to students, encouraging them to develop a lifelong interest in reading. “Reading is critical to a child’s…

Rep. Reilly reintroduces measure to give schools more flexibility in testing

State Representative John Reilly, of Oakland Township, has reintroduced a bipartisan measure he sponsored last term to allow local school districts to opt out of certain standardized testing. “The multitude of federal and state assessments for each grade, especially in high school, are burdensome to our school districts,” Reilly said. “In the 11th grade alone,…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Reilly on Feb. 18

State Rep. John Reilly invites residents to join him for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on Monday, Feb. 18. “I deeply value the opportunity to meet with residents and discuss matters important to them,” Rep. Reilly said. “As a legislator, I will always be accessible and accountable to the people in my…

Rep. Reilly assigned to multiple key House panels

Legislator named as vice-chair of the Oversight Committee State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township has been appointed to serve on three committees for the 2019-2020 legislative term, providing a unique opportunity to help the residents of Oakland County on a variety of important issues facing the state. Reilly is set to serve as the…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Reilly on Jan. 21

State Rep. John Reilly invites residents to join him for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on Monday, Jan. 21. “I am committed to making state government accessible and accountable to the people,” Rep. Reilly said. “Local residents who are interested in discussing legislative matters or have questions related to state government are…

Rep. Reilly ends first term with perfect voting record

State Rep. John Reilly finished his first term in the state House with a perfect voting record, taking part in all 1,554 votes during the 2017-2018 session. “I was sent to the state Capitol to represent the thoughts, concerns and ideas of people in our communities with every vote I cast,” Rep. Reilly said. “I’m…