News From Rep. Hammoud

Thursday, March 30, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) has introduced a bill that would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (Public Act 300 of 1949) to increase the maximum allowable height on motorcycle and moped handlebars. 

A constituent proposed the idea, and the bill would simply change the current law for handlebar height from 15 inches to 30 inches. Several other states have already eased or even eliminated this restriction. Additionally, many motorcycles on the road today...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LANSING — State Reps Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint), Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) today brought attention to their legislation regarding water while recognizing World Water Day. World Water Day dates back to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, when an international observance for water was recommended. The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating March 22, 2003, as the first World Water Day, and...

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 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 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:

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