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After two years of partisan deadlock, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive farm bill today that includes a basket full of programs, including funding for food stamps, foreign aid and subsidies for American farmers.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery responded to President Barack H. Obama's (D) State of the Union address, saying that the President's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.
The following are official statements from Alabama's representatives following President Obama's State of the Union Address Tuesday evening.
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama)
Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, saying the president's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.
The U.S. House voted today to permanently ban federal spending on abortion and to block ObamaCare subsidies for insurance plans that cover abortion.
Shortly before the vote, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, gave a one-minute speech on the House floor, briefly assessing the ongoing battles between pro-life and pro-abortion activists.
Alabama’s Republican members of Congress are bracing for a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that further alienates conservatives by calling for a larger government role to combat poverty, according to members of the state’s congressional delegation.
During this past week, two national level politicians will have visited Pike County.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Pike County in the House of Representatives, visited Pike County on Tuesday. She made stops at Pike County High School, the Walmart Distribution Center in Brundidge and the Banks Buy Rite.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., encouraged the students at the Business and Finance Academy at Pike County High School Tuesday to be in tune to their “ah-ha” moments.
Roby told the students that personal “ah-ha” moments propelled her into the Montgomery City Council race and then into the race for the U.S. Representative District 2 seat.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will spend the day in Eufaula on Thursday, January 23 to meet with local residents, visit Lakeside School, and tour a local business. This week is the first “District Work Week” in 2014 for Members of Congress. Rep. Roby visited Pike County on Tuesday and made stops around Montgomery on Wednesday.
10:45 – 11:45: Visit to Lakeside School