Press Releases

Assemblymembers Reilly and Tannousis Call on Gov. Hochul’s Domestic Terrorism Task Force to Get to Work

Assemblymembers Michael Tannousis (R,C- Staten Island/Brooklyn) and Michael Reilly (R,C- Staten Island) joined colleagues in the Minority Conference today to call on Gov. Hochul and state leaders to immediately call a meeting of the state Domestic Terrorism...

Statement From Assemblymember Reilly On NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ Address To The City On Gun Violence…

The following statement is from Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-Staten Island) following an address earlier this afternoon by New York City Mayor Eric Adams on gun violence…“Mayor Adams acknowledged today what so many on his side of the...

“Take Off The Kid Gloves”: In Wake Of Increased Violence, Reilly & Tannousis Call To Increase Penalties On Youth Gun Crimes

Assemblymembers Michael Reilly (R-Staten Island) and Michael Tannousis (R-Staten Island/Brooklyn) introduced legislation today that would increase accountability and penalties on adolescent offenders in possession of a loaded gun.The measure comes in...

Statement From Assemblymember Reilly On Today’s Decision From The Supreme Court Of The United States To Block The Biden Administration’s Vaccine-Or-Test Mandate

“Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to block the Biden Administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for private businesses with 100 or more employees is consistent with what I’ve said all along: vaccine mandates...

New York Assembly and Senate Minorities: “Restore Public Safety Now!”

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Assemblymen Michael Reilly (R-Staten Island) and Michael Tannousis (R-Staten Island/Brooklyn) joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,-Pulaski), Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt (R-North Tonawanda), their Minority legislative colleagues, and...

Reilly Calls for an Expansion to State’s Clean Pass Program to Reduce Congestion on The Staten Island and Gowanus Expressways

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-Staten Island) wrote today to Governor Kathy Hochul and members of her administration to request an expansion to New York’s Clean Pass Program, which has been lauded for having reduced traffic congestion on the Long...

Assemblymembers Reilly & Tannousis Act to Increase Transparency of Safety Incidents at New York City Public Schools

Assemblymembers Michael Reilly (R-Staten Island) and Michael Tannousis (R-Staten Island, Brooklyn) announced today that they would draft and introduce legislation that would require schools and/or school districts throughout New York to notify school...

As New York City Prepares To Allow Non-Citizen Voting, Assembly Minority Members Introduce Measure To Protect Elections

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) today announced that legislation has been introduced to preserve the integrity of elections in New York state and ensure voting is available to citizens of the U.S. Next week, the New York City...

Assemblyman Reilly Unveils POW/MIA Remembrance “Chair Of Honor” At Special Dedication Ceremony On Staten Island’s South Shore

Today, Assemblyman Michael Reilly (R-Staten Island) welcomed members of Rolling Thunder and the American Legion of Richmond County to his district office for a special ceremony to dedicate a POW/MIA remembrance “Chair of Honor.”The chair represents...

Reilly, Malliotakis, Savino, Lanza Ask State Public Service Commission to Reschedule Public Hearing on National Grid Rate Increase Proposal

Assemblymembers Michael Reilly (R-South Shore), and Nicole Malliotakis (R-East Shore), and Senators Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island) and Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn) wrote today to Chairman John Rhodes of the New York State Public Service Commission...

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) On The Targeted Harassment

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) on the targeted harassment and assault of New York City Police Officers:“Mayor Bill de Blasio and all those who’ve participated in political grandstanding created this anti-police attitude. They...

Reilly Requests Information about City's Egregious and Potentially Illegal Speed Camera Program

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) submitted today three Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests to the Records Officers at the office of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Department of Transportation. Reilly's requests pertain...

Reilly Announces Completion of MTA Project to Repair Dilapidated Eltingville Train Station House

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) is announcing the completion of a Metropolitan Transportation Authority project to rehabilitate the old station house of the Eltingville train station on Richmond Avenue. This project included: Installation...

Reilly Threatens Legal Action Over City's Illegal Interpretation of School Zone Speed Camera Legislation

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) blasted New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his Department of Transportation Commissioner, Polly Trottenberg, today for their egregious interpretation of legislation passed earlier this year by the State...

Reilly Secures Expansion of City Doe's ACES Program For Students with Developmental Disabilities

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) announced today that the New York City Department of Education’s Academics, Career, and Essential Skills (ACES) program – which allows intellectually disabled students, such as those with down syndrome,...

Reilly Passes First Bill as Member of State Assembly

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) announced this morning that his legislation, requiring the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey to study the alignment of the Outerbridge Crossing, has cleared a major hurdle on the path to becoming...

As City Expands Speed Cam Program, Reilly Seeks To Ensure Collected Fines Are Not Misused By City Officials

Assembly member Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) announced today that he has introduced a legislative package which establishes the New York City School Safety Fund. This fund would serve as a "lock box" to ensure that all fines collected through...

Reilly: As City Camera Program Expands

Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) announced today that he has introduced a legislative package which establishes the New York City School Safety Fund. This fund would serve as a “lock box” to ensure that all fines collected through...

Avoid Using Schools as Early Voting Sites or Boost Security, Says Assemblymember Reilly

In a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) expressed his concern over the extended use of local school buildings for early voting. Early voting, which passed through the legislature and was signed...

Reilly: Avoid Using Schools as Early Voting Sites

In a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assemblymember Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) expressed his concern over the extended use of local school buildings for early voting. Early voting, which passed through the legislature and was signed...