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…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Reilly on Dec. 17

State Rep. John Reilly invites residents to join him for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on Monday, Dec. 17. “I always look forward to meeting residents and discussing important issues,” Rep. Reilly said. “Connecting with community members and listening to their concerns is one of my top priorities as a state representative.”…

Rep. Reilly to Congress: Stop punishing schools for parents’ choices

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township introduced a resolution calling on Congress to amend a federal act that could penalize Michigan schools based on a factor they do not control. The Every Student Succeeds Act requires schools to maintain a 95 percent test participation rate for standardized statewide assessments or face financial penalties. However,…

Rep. Reilly to host November in-district office hours

Residents are invited to join state Rep. John Reilly, of Oakland, for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on November 19. “Connecting with residents and listening to their concerns helps me better serve our communities,” Rep. Reilly said. “I look forward to meeting residents to discuss issues involving state government.” Office hours take…

Rep. Reilly joined by Brandon first responders at Sept. 11 Memorial Service

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. John Reilly (left), of Oakland, Thursday was joined by Brandon Fire Chief David Kwapis (center) and Capt. Dan Flood as his guests for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Reilly on Aug. 20

State Rep. John Reilly invites residents to join him for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on Monday, Aug. 20. “I always look forward to meeting residents and discussing important issues,” Rep. Reilly said. “Connecting with community members and listening to their concerns is one of my top priorities as a state representative.”…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Reilly on June 18

State Rep. John Reilly invites residents to join him for local office hours in Oxford and Orion Township on Monday, June 18. “I always look forward to meeting residents and discussing important issues,” Rep. Reilly said. “Connecting with community members and listening to their concerns is one of my top priorities as a state representative.”…