Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama


Latest News

February 3, 2012 Roby in the News
Freshman lawmakers don’t usually make much noise on Capitol Hill. It’s more usual that they keep a low profile and get the lay of the land before getting out on a limb. Many of them hug the trunk their entire political careers.
February 2, 2012 Press Release
Delivering a speech on the House floor earlier today, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby speaks about her bill, the Honest Budget Act - H.R. 3844. In her speech, Roby calls on Congress to enact the legislation...
February 2, 2012 Roby in the News
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions' proposal to eliminate accounting gimmicks in the federal budget process has languished in the Senate since last year so today he encouraged a group of House Republican freshmen to take the lead.
February 1, 2012 Press Release
A group of more than 25 conservative House freshmen, led by Representative Martha Roby of Alabama, joined forces today to put an end to the budget gimmicks and procedural trickery that Washington too often.
February 1, 2012 Roby in the News
The tweets from Rep. Martha Roby’s Twitter account come with the hashtag #noGimmicks.
February 1, 2012 Roby in the News
A group of 29 House Republicans announced Wednesday that they have introduced an anti-budget gimmick bill, a companion to a bill authored last year by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Me.).
January 30, 2012 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Right now, 27 House-passed, pro-growth, pro-jobs bills are sitting idle in the Senate. These bills are designed to help reduce government’s interference with the economy and create an environment that is...
January 30, 2012 Roby in the News
Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-AL) was the special guest speaker today at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership luncheon in Dothan. Several hundred Chamber members and guests packed the ballroom of the Clarion Inn to hear Roby speak about the challenges facing the 112th Congress.
January 30, 2012 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, praised today plans to open an additional 38 million acres for energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.
January 29, 2012 Opinion
Consider this: a father gives his son $50 to buy boots for a summer job. The son, surprised to find a half-off sale at the store, purchases the boots for $25 and uses the remaining $25 to buy a video game.