Abby for Allegan

Absentee Voter Ballot Applications Available Now

The absentee voter form for the upcoming August 2 Michigan primary and November 8 general election is now available online here. The large print version of the application for the visually impaired is available here. Completing and filing this application allows you to review at your leisure the full ballot with any local candidates and issues to be voted upon[…]

Good Law: Taxes

Good Law: Taxes April 15: the date calculated to strike fear, loathing, and budding deceit into the heart of every tax-payer in Michigan. This year, Michigan Capital Confidential celebrated by exposing a particularly outrageous aspect of one of Michigan’s tools of wealth redistribution: the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, or MEDC. Administered by the MEDC, Michigan’s extravagant package[…]

Allegan's Most Historic Bridge
Do You Know Where It Is?
Why It Is Historic?

Roads

We in Allegan County are used to good roads, and the responsible stewardship of them. Bids, contracts, and the actual road work proceed in due order. Allegan roads hold up well under the frequent weight exemptions for our agricultural trucking during the frost law months. My local government, Salem Township, even sent a report to every resident in 2015 summarizing[…]

Regulation

The Regulatory Swamp

I am running for state representative because I’m fed up. Lansing’s routine of more laws, bigger bureaucracy, and picking winners and losers is not working for Allegan. Healthcare, education, small business, farming, construction— overregulation is killing all of us, and there is a better way. Good government protects individual life, private property, and the personal[…]

My Philosophy of Government

“In Adam’s fall,  we sin-ned all.” So the children of colonial America began their ABC lessons. The doctrine of original sin imbibed in their youth reappears in the political philosophy of the Founders, who wrote, “If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls[…]

Conservative Activist Abigail Nobel Announces for State House

Abigail Nobel of Salem Township announced her candidacy for 80th State House of Representatives District Republican nomination on Monday, April 18th at 11:00 AM. The Republican primary will be held on August 2nd, 2016. The 48 year old health policy nurse says Lansing is just not listening to Allegan residents. “Lansing, we have a problem,”[…]

Public Safety

I support the Castle Doctrine, Shall-Issue laws, and Open or Constitutional Carry laws as proper applications of the Second Amendment and the principle of defending life, liberty, and property. One of my favorite public safety stories is the saga of Detroit Police Chief James Craig. Entering a city whose overwhelmed police force sometimes left active-shooter[…]