News From Rep. Hammoud

Thursday, March 16, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) introduced a bill that would provide support to local police by granting additional powers to security guards that have undergone additional licensing and training at the Fairlane Town Center. The bill, House Bill 4347, would amend the Private Security Business and Security Alarm Act.

“The safety of residents and visitors is very important, and is vital to any successful community,” said Hammoud. “Fairlane is a large mall that...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

LANSING — A group of bipartisan state representatives spoke out against MEDC negotiations concerning brownfield tax credits for AK Steel’s Dearborn Works steel plant. State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Pete Lucido (R-Shelby Township) and Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) said by going around the legislature, the company may avoid answering questions about environmental protections for surrounding neighborhoods. Last session, House Bills 5557 and 5558 would have allowed AK Steel to claim MEGA tax credits...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

DEARBORN — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) is announcing his schedule for his monthly “Coffee and Conversation” events. These informal events will allow residents of the 15th District to meet their state representative and discuss issues that are important to Dearborn and the state as a whole. The events will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn, on the following Mondays:

  • March
  • ...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

          LANSING – State Reps. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) and Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) are introducing legislation calling for accountability and transparency within the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA). This legislation would require the insurance commissioner to appoint a member of the public to sit on the MCCA board, and would also empower the commissioner to disapprove of any total MCCA charge in auto no-fault premiums that the commissioner deems excessive. The legislation also subjects the...

Thursday, March 2, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Leslie Love (D-Detroit) and Jeff Noble (R-Plymouth) introduced a bill package that addresses the issues of counterfeit documents and false notaries, and also implements serious penalties and clear sentencing guidelines for prosecutors to deter Register of Deeds employees from embezzling fees. The bills were drafted under the recommendation and support of the Wayne County Register of Deeds and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.

Hammoud sponsored House Bill 4295,...

Pages