October 18, 2011 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
In a time of tense partisanship in Washington, one area of bipartisan agreement is that our education system too often fails our children and is in need of reform. Properly implementing that reform is critical. A quality education provides the springboard from which our children may pursue their highest dreams. Knowledge gained in the formative years establishes the foundation for a success in life. Only an effective education system will produce the strong workforce America needs to remain competitive in the global economy.
October 17, 2011 Roby in the News
During his first visit to Fort Rucker in his two years as a ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, Chairman Buck McKeon, R-California, toured the post on Monday to find out much of what he said he didn’t know.
October 15, 2011 Opinion
In a time of tense partisanship in Washington, one area of bipartisan agreement is that our education system too often fails our children and is in need of reform. Properly implementing that reform is critical. A quality education provides the springboard from which our children may pursue their highest dreams.
October 14, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby, Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), took part in a committee hearing on the future of national defense and what additional defense cuts could mean to military.
October 13, 2011 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, joined fellow U.S. Reps. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., and Mack Thornberry, R-Texas, via YouTube to caution against extreme cuts in the U.S. Defense Department budget.
October 12, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Martha Roby delivered a statement today on the House floor regarding the Panama, Columbia and Korea Free Trade Agreements. The House of Representatives approved the trade agreements today.
October 11, 2011 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While recently working in the district, I spent a lot of time listening to job creators discuss the number of ways federal regulations stunt local job growth. Empty cubicles where employees once worked is a defining sign that our businesses are hurting. This problem is real. Our nation’s unemployment numbers are real, as are the unemployment numbers here in Alabama.
October 6, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Martha Roby joined with House Republican Freshmen colleagues this week urging the Senate to take action and vote on House-passed, job-growth bills that remain stalled in the Upper Chamber.
October 4, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Roby and House Freshmen colleagues call on the Senate to pass a budget and bring House-passed, pro-growth bills to a vote.
October 3, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, announced the recent formation of her Agriculture Advisory Panel. Recently, Rep. Roby held her first meeting with members of the panel...