Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

Representative Roby in the News

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A plan to reverse pension cuts for working-age military retirees easily passed the House today.

Alabama's Legislative Delegation voted unanimously to repeal the 1 percent cut to pension payments for military retirees younger than 62. The cuts were part of the two-year budget agreement passed in October as part of a deal to end the 16-day government shutdown.

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A House subcommittee report released Tuesday places the blame over the response to the Benghazi terrorist attack squarely on the administration's shoulders.

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Administration officials should have anticipated the terrorist threat to the American consulate in Benghazi before it was attacked in 2012, according to a Republican analysis released Tuesday.

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee blame the White House for failing to provide sufficient security to defend a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, and that the administration quickly knew the violence was a terrorist attack.

February 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The Obama administration is urging Congress to quickly move to increase the nation's borrowing authority to avoid default, but Alabama's lawmakers say they want meaningful spending cuts or policy concessions first.

Asked if he could vote for a debt limit increase without any spending or policy conditions, Sen. Richard Shelby replied in a statement: “Absolutely not."

February 4, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The U.S. Senate passed a new farm bill that will save taxpayers more than $23 billion over the life of the bill. The bill has been sent to President Obama, who is expected to sign the bill in to law on Friday.

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February 4, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A new, reform-driven Farm Bill passed the U.S. Senate today, sending the bill on to the White House for the President’s signature.

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February 3, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Sunday, February 2 U.S. Representative Martha Roby joined colleagues: Rep. Susan Brooks (R) from Indiana, Rep. Gregg Harper (R) from Mississippi, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R) from Michigan in delivering this week’s Republican Address to the Nation.

February 1, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans urged President Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on policy areas highlighted in his State of the Union address.

February 1, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans pressed President Barack Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on initiatives he highlighted in his State of the Union address while faulting the administration for impeding progress on important issues.

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