Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

Representative Roby in the News

August 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, told the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce this morning that she believed federal spending cuts would lead to job creation.

August 26, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby Wednesday told members of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees she is not concerned with reelection when making decisions in the nation’s capital.

August 24, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, fresh off one of the most contentious Congressional debates in recent history, Wednesday said tax increases are not needed to fix America’s budgetary issues.

August 22, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Tickets are still available for the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Eggs and Issues breakfast featuring U.S. Congresswoman Martha Roby this month.

Roby, a Montgomery native, will discuss issues impacting business development and events that directly affect the River Region.

July 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02) made the following comments today regarding the ongoing debt ceiling debate in Washington: 

July 23, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, recently sat down with Chris Miller, a mobilized Army National Guard lieutenant colonel, receiving care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center following a military sustained injury. Miller, a resident of Enterprise, has been assisting with constituent services and military issues in Roby’s Washington, D.C., office throughout his recovery.

July 20, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The “Cut, Cap, and Balance Act” passed 234 to 190 in the U. S. House on Tuesday. The legislation would increase the nation's debt ceiling, but first requires congressional approval of a Balanced Budget Amendment. The bill would also cut $111 billion dollars in spending for FY 2012 and would cap spending at 19.9% of GDP.

July 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The act is gaining support, from members of congress including second district Representative Martha Roby who says, local schools should dictate how they spend their money not Washington.

"This is the cry we hear, they need greater control over their education decisions," said Rep. Martha Roby, (R) District 2.

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July 11, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

In a recent Agriculture Committee Hearing, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, questioned USDA administrators about the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and how agriculture programs can be streamlined to be more effective and efficient.

The  hearing was another in a series of committee sessions preparing for a new  farm bill.

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July 6, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Carri Johnson of Opelika has completed her congressional internship in U.S. Rep. Martha Roby’s Washington, D.C., office, in which Johnson helped with legislative and administrative duties. Johnson is currently a student attending Troy University. While serving, congressional interns observe and take part in the workings of the United States Congress.

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