News From Rep. Hammoud

Thursday, February 16, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) was added to the House Committee on Insurance. Hammoud also serves on the House Committees on Health Policy, Tax Policy and Michigan Competitiveness.

“Insurance reform is a vital, and topical, issue for Michigan residents,” Hammoud said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on the committee to make insurance more effective, efficient and affordable.”

Hammoud earned his bachelor’s in science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and his master’s in...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

LANSING — State Representatives Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) introduced House Bills 4194 and 4193, respectively, which would amend the Consumer Protection Act. Together, the bills would eliminate the expiration date on gift cards and would also classify certain prepaid discount cards as gift cards. Prepaid discount cards are items used to purchase goods, services or classes at a price or percentage below the normal price. This pro-consumer legislation follows in the footsteps...

Thursday, February 2, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) has introduced a resolution asking Congress and the Michigan Legislature to adopt compassionate, responsible immigration practices instead of those that lead to discrimination and exclusion. The resolution is in response recent executive orders that infringe on the constitutional rights of Michigan residents, and threaten local governments that don’t comply with federal immigration authorities.

“Policies like these go against the principles of inclusion and diversity that America claims to...

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 — Today, State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) received his committee assignments for the 2017-18 legislative term. Hammoud will serve on the House Committees on Health Policy, Tax Policy and Michigan Competitiveness.

“I’m pleased to receive my committee assignments, and I’m eager to get to work on these important topics,” Hammoud said. “I am a strong advocate for tax equity, and I am excited to work for positive tax reforms that would benefit Michigan residents....