On a day when high school Juniors across Michigan are taking the Workkeys test, Rep. Reilly talks about his HB 4162, which would give local school systems the option of administering the test, rather than mandating the exam. Rep. Reilly says school administrators in Oakland County tell him they see the test, which measures remedial algebra, reading comprehension and basic problem solving, as duplicative.
Roll call Date Bill no. Explanation 153 13-Mar HB4811 I voted to concur with Senate amendments to House Bill 4811, which I voted for previously, which would adopt the recently enacted federal food safety rules. The Senate added a definition for “micro markets” (fancy vending machines). Concurrence passed 101 – 8. 154 13-Mar HB 4643 […]
Roll Call Date Bill Number Vote Explanation 1 – 3* 01/11/17 NA I voted in favor of electing Tom Leonard the Speaker of the House, Lee Chatfield the Speaker Pro Tempore, and Gary Randall the Clerk of the House, each of whom was elected unanimously. They were unopposed when we had the vote, but I […]
Roll Call Date Bill Number Vote explanation 1 9-Jan HR 1 The new Legislature is in session! I proudly voted for Lee Chatfield for Speaker of the House, who was elected unanimously, in my first vote as a member of the historic one hundredth Legislature at Lansing. Representative Chatfield has been a tireless advocate for […]
Roll call Date Bill Number Vote Explanation 1 8-Jan HB 5008 I voted for House Bill 5008, which would make an exception to state law requiring the display of fire escape routes in prisons where the prisoners could see them and indeed prohibit it. We shouldn’t force our jails and prisons to post what essentially […]