News From Rep. Hammoud

Monday, January 23, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) announced today that she has selected freshman state Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) to serve as the Deputy Policy Chair for the House Democratic Caucus during the 2017-18 legislative session. This is Rep. Brinks’ second term serving as the House Democratic Policy Chair.

“There are a number of policy areas we will continue to champion these next two years,” said Rep. Brinks. “Repairing Michigan’s infrastructure, reducing student debt,...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

“Gov. Snyder’s State of the State speech left a lot to be desired. The governor’s major talking point was the balanced budget, which is a requirement of the Michigan Constitution. Yes, our state budget may be balanced, but at what cost? For starters, we have crumbling infrastructure, an impoverished education system and a broken system of funding for our local municipalities.

“I find it difficult to accept that we live in the Great Lakes State,...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

LANSING — Recently named House Democratic Caucus Whip, State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), has chosen five assistant whips to help him focus and direct the caucus’s efforts in 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives. They are state Reps. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) and John Kivela (D-Marquette).

“I’m proud to serve as House Democratic Caucus Whip and work with my team to push for our legislative

Thursday, January 12, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) introduced House Bill 4036 today, which would amend the Michigan Campaign Finance Act to eliminate the designated disclosure period for issue advertisements, such as robocalls.

“In his opening speech, House Speaker Tom Leonard talked about the lack of civility in politics and elections and the need to improve this through positivity,” Hammoud said. “The purpose of my bill is to address concerns and frustrations of residents who are...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — Wayne County-based members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus were ceremonially sworn in to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives for the 99th Legislature in 2017-18. The seven Greater Wayne County Democratic representatives said that their priorities in office will mirror those of the working families, seniors and students of Southeast Michigan.

“Michigan government needs to get back to serving the people and communities of this state, not wealthy special interests and...

State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With him are his mother, Ghada Hammoud, and friends Ghida Dagher and Zineb Hussein.