Representative Roby in the News
A group of about a dozen House Republican freshmen gathered outside the Capitol on an overcast Wednesday morning to deliver a letter to Senate Democratic leaders urging them to pass a measure to fund the federal government, the latest volley in the ongoing budget battle on Capitol Hill.
Freshmen House members are taking a hard line against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the politics of passing a temporary spending bill—with one freshman vowing not to settle for a “split the baby strategy” on spending cuts.
With Democratic leaders aggressively assigning blame to the Tea Party for derailing funding talks, a group of freshman Republicans held a press conference on Wednesday to assert instead that the impasse was instead the fault of Senate Democrats.
Congresswoman Martha Roby sat down with me last week to talk about how things are going in Washington and she listened to our concerns on several matters important to us that she will deal with in Congress.
Ten House Republican freshmen rallied outside the Capitol Wednesday, calling on Senate Democrats to pass a spending bill to fund the government through the rest of the fiscal year – and they said they wouldn’t budge on the $61 billion in domestic spending cuts the House passed last month until the Senate passes its bill.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) took a tour of Wetumpka High Tuesday afternoon.
She met with Principal Richard Dennis, Elmore County Schools Superintendent Jeff Langham and other school leaders to learn about the vocational and technical programs offered in the county schools.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, reassured 150 members of the Alabama Farmers Federation in Washington today that she will fight to help reduce government regulations that stand in the farming industry's way of contributing to a sound economy, according to a federation press release.
When U.S. Rep. Martha Roby looks for examples of job growth in her district, CGI’s Center for Excellence in Troy rises to the top of the list.
Jobs continue to be the biggest issue facing the Wiregrass and the country.
The national unemployment rate is more than 9% with even more people under-employed.
Alabama District 2 representative Martha Roby says the government has to get out of the way so jobs can be created.