Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 30, 2014 Press Release
Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today highlighted a bill funding the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying the bill provides critical resources needed to provide veterans healthcare they deserve and ease the claims backlog at the VA.
April 25, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With Congress out of session for the Easter recess, I spent time visiting with constituents throughout Alabama’s Second Congressional District. Meeting with constituent groups, touring local businesses, and checking out our area’s schools are some of the most important and rewarding parts of my job. Check out a recap of our stops below.
April 24, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans in Congress must remain on the lookout for suspicious and overreaching activity within federal agencies, especially those that threaten jobs in this difficult economy.
April 24, 2014 Press Release
A Montgomery high school student was recently recognized for his artistic talents through the 2014 Second Congressional District Art Competition.
April 16, 2014 Roby in the News
There is a long tradition of the U.S. Rep. from the 2nd District of Alabama serving on the both the House Armed Services Committee and the Agriculture Committee, in keeping with two of the largest interests in the area.
April 15, 2014 Roby in the News
Two Alabama lawmakers are among those calling on the Labor Department to exempt some operations on military bases, including fast food operators, from recent changes to minimum wage regulations.
April 14, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will visit Andalusia tomorrow as part of a “District Work Week.”
April 14, 2014 Roby in the News
Seven seconds may not seem like a long time to some, but for a military pilot who has just lost sight of his control tower, it’s all the time he needs for something to go terribly wrong.
April 10, 2014 Press Release
Overdue spending reforms and responsible funding priorities in the House-passed federal budget can restore fiscal sanity to Washington, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said today.
April 10, 2014 Roby in the News
Are unions trying to invade the South? That was the hotly-debated question on Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News program on Thursday night.

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June 12, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Amid the rolling cotton and peanut fields of Alabama lies Harold Raley’s 35-acre blueberry field, which was visited by Rep. Martha Roby on Tuesday.

Roby took to the field to help better understand the issues facing the farmers of Alabama.

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June 8, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Representative Martha Roby will soon be giving Troy a visit.

June 8, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama farmer Randall Beers is counting on House members from Southeastern states to work to protect peanut growers in the next farm bill.

The Tyler farmer, who planted peanuts on 360 acres this year, wants Congress to beef up safety-net programs that help growers absorb price declines and recover from natural disasters.

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June 5, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby is the planned speaker at next week’s Female Factor luncheon.

“We thought we should hear what was going on in Washington from a woman’s perspective,” said Dianna Lee, a member of the Female Factor advisory board. “[Female Factor] involves everything and that’s why we wanted Congresswoman Roby to come speak.”

May 31, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Although local security forces are better trained now compared with a year ago, Montgomery’s congresswoman said Wednesday she’s not sure they can provide long-term security and stability once U.S. forces leave in 2014.

May 31, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

House members representing Alabama and other peanut-growing states in the Southeast are preparing a list of provisions they want included in the next farm bill.

Rep. Martha Roby, the Montgomery Republican who co-chairs the newly revived House Peanut Caucus, is circulating a letter among all 14 other caucus members with the aim of getting all of them to sign it by Friday.

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May 29, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Recent polls indicate that as few as one in ten Americans think Congress is doing a good job. The cause of that discontent is often rooted in a fundamental problem: the American people don’t trust what politicians tell them.

And why should they?

May 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Commencement exercises for the Elmore County High class of 2012 will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Burt Haynie Field in Eclectic.

There, 121 ECHS?students will accept diplomas. There are 35 students graduating with honors among that group, according to school guidance counselor Mark McGhee.

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May 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Earlier this year, I led the Alabama Congressional delegation in a request to meet with Air Force leaders and discuss the proposed military spending cuts that may affect Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base. This request was a result of the force structure changes the Air Force announced early in 2012. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.

May 22, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby is presently on her way back from Afghanistan today, where she spent time with U.S. military forces in and around Kabul and Kandahar.

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