Rep. Reilly to host outdoor office hours

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township will host in-person office hours on Monday, June 22 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at 20th Front Street, 20 Front St. in Lake Orion. “As our state continues to reopen, I plan to resume my in-district office hours in a safe and sensible fashion,” Reilly said. “We have…

Rep. Reilly urges residents to share their experiences with COVID-19 pandemic

State Rep. John Reilly today announced a new website to allow the people of Michigan to share their experiences and struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. MICovidStory.com is an accessible resource for concerned residents across the state. Michigan has now lost over 5,000 people to COVID-19, and executive orders and directives from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in…

Rep. Reilly: Gov. Whitmer’s stay-at-home order goes too far

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township today said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order goes too far and needlessly threatens to derail Michigan’s economy while raising serious constitutional concerns: “Issuing a stay-at-home order is a dangerous overreaction that will cause dramatic economic damage, more so than has already been caused,” Reilly said. “While I realize…

Reilly measure prohibits local governments from funding abortion facilities with tax dollars

Legislation follows Oakland County’s $500,000 Planned Parenthood partnership LANSING – Representative John Reilly (R-Oakland) introduced legislation today that would prohibit local units of government from furnishing public funds to people and entities that provide abortions. The bill comes following the decision by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners in December to give $500,000 taxpayer dollars…

Reilly measure to expand oversight of state universities

Bipartisan bill would create investigative office within executive branch State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland today introduced a measure creating an Office of Higher Education Ombudsman within the governor’s office. The office would have the power to review documents from state universities relevant to an investigation into complaints of civil liberties violations, sexual assault or…

Rep. Reilly introduces plan to improve health care access in Michigan

State Rep. John Reilly today introduced a plan to make health care more accessible across Michigan. His legislation is part of a 28-bill package to repeal Michigan’s Certificate of Need (CON) requirement on hospitals, which requires hospitals to get permission from the government in order to expand. CON requirements exist in addition to the standard…

Rep. Reilly authors bipartisan legislation for economic development accountability and transparency in Michigan

Representative John Reilly (R-Oakland Township) today introduced legislation as part of a bipartisan plan to inform the people of Michigan about what special economic incentives are offered, which companies receive them, how much they have received, and whether or not those incentives were successful. Each bill has bipartisan co-sponsorship in both the House and Senate….

Rep. Reilly sets local office hours for October

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township invites residents to join his staff in Oxford and Orion Township for monthly local office hours on Monday, Oct. 21. Due to scheduling conflicts, a designee for Rep. Reilly’s office will be on hand to address concerns, answer questions and pass along any ideas mentioned to Rep. Reilly….

Rep. Reilly welcomes metro Detroit religious leader to lead House invocation

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township welcomed Father Stephen Pullis (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Pullis is the director of Evangelization Catechesis and Schools for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Joining them at the rostrum is Associate Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Lilly.