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U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery applauded Thursday’s House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Roby said that the bill ensures that the military will proper support in the coming year. The annual bill authorizes funding for military programs and sets policy for the Department of Defense.
Alabama's House delegation threw its full support behind the compromise version of this year's defense authorization bill, setting the stage for the measure to go before the Senate just before its end-of-year break.
With Alabama's offer to Boeing reportedly in the company's hands, the state's Congressional delegation is continuing its push to land the 777X production plant for Huntsville.
On Thursday, Representative Martha Roby's (R) from Montgomery office released quotes from officials and residents from across Alabama’s Second Congressional District reacting to the conservative congresswoman's move to the Appropriations Committee, which is charged with overseeing federal spending.
Local U.S. Representative Martha Roby accepted an assignment to the House Committee on Appropriations Dec. 4.
Roby said the position will be a challenging responsibility but one that provides a unique opportunity for Alabama's Second Congressional District.
Alabama’s Maxwell Air Force base will play host to one of the country’s top defense and intelligence leaders next week in House Armed Service Committee Vice Chairman Mac Thornberry.
The 908th Airlift Wing, Alabama’s only Air Force Reserve unit will celebrate its 50th year of service to the country on Saturday.
Lt Governor Kay Ivey and Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange are slated to attend the festivities Saturday evening at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Montgomery.
A high-ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee will be in Montgomery on Monday to tour Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex.
The military community in Montgomery hopes the visit by Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, vice chairman of the committee, will help insulate the base against future budget cuts as the Pentagon downsizes over the next several years.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Covington County as part of Alabama’s Second Congressional District, on Wednesday accepted an assignment to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Republican Rep. Martha Roby was named to the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, continuing Alabama’s long history of having multiple members on the influential panel that decides where federal taxpayer money is spent.