News From Rep. Rabhi

Monday, March 13, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) and Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) expressed their solidarity with the Islamic community following a fire at the Islamic Center of Ypsilanti in Pittsfield Township on Saturday, March 11. No one was hurt in the fire, and there is an ongoing joint investigation being conducted by the Pittsfield Township Department of Public Safety, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the FBI to determine the cause...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Tom Cochran (D-Mason) and Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) introduced legislation today to financially strengthen working families in Michigan by revitalizing the Earned Income Tax Credit. The EITC is a refundable tax credit available to low- and middle-income individuals to offset taxes that are paid on wages. Cochran’s bill would restore the state ETIC to 20 percent of the federal level, and Pagan’s bill would raise it to 25 percent. State Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) joins Cochran and...

Monday, January 30, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) spoke out today against President Trump’s signing of his executive order issuing a temporary ban on most refugees, and a suspension of visas for citizens of Syria and six other Middle Eastern and African countries.

“As the son of immigrants, and now a legislator working to safeguard the freedoms and liberties they sought when moving here, I...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) introduced a bill today to require polluters to clean up contamination. Under current law, polluters can simply restrict access to a site or an aquifer instead of treating or removing pollutants. House Bill 4123 would require that pollution be cleaned up as much as technically feasible. Rep. Rabhi introduced it today with a bipartisan group of 21 co-sponsors.

“Across our state, there are many polluted places where...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) was joined on the Michigan House floor this evening by Washtenaw County Commissioner Alicia Ping (R-District 3) as Gov. Rick Snyder delivered his annual State of the State address. Rep. Rabhi served on the Washtenaw County Commission from 2011 until his election to the Michigan House of Representatives. He also escorted various state officers onto the floor for the address.

“I am honored to have my former...

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