News From Rep. Hammoud

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,...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) introduced a bill today that would revise the per-pupil funding formula for school districts. The bill, House Bill 4254, would amend the state School Aid Fund Act.

“Under current law, school districts must anxiously await their current year count and then scramble to finalize the most adequate budget they can,” Hammoud said. “My proposal would provide a way for districts to plan their budget in a manner that...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) expressed their concern regarding today’s Department of Homeland Security memos announcing that President Donald Trump is taking steps to mobilize Customs and Border Protection personnel as well as Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to conduct immigration raids and roundups and expanded detentions of undocumented immigrants.

"I was disturbed to read the Trump administration’s memos regarding expanding the 287(g) program,” said Santana....

Friday, February 17, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) introduced legislation today to address the storage of petroleum coke (pet coke) and other bulk solid material, the cumulative impact of air pollution, and air pollution that is made worse during a weather condition known as thermal inversion.

“Air pollution during thermal inversions and the safe storage of pet coke and coke breeze are particular problems in House District 6, which includes Southwest Detroit,...

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