Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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February 3, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
If you tuned into the State of the Union address on Tuesday, you heard yet another lofty speech full of nice-sounding promises from President Obama. Few will deny that he is a talented speaker, but too often his rhetoric doesn’t match reality.
February 2, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) joined fellow House leaders in delivering this week's Weekly Republican Address to the nation.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans urged President Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on policy areas highlighted in his State of the Union address.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans pressed President Barack Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on initiatives he highlighted in his State of the Union address while faulting the administration for impeding progress on important issues.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Reform-minded GOP legislators are nudging the GOP’s immigration debate towards a focus on American wage-earners, and away from a focus on companies’ demands for new workers.
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February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Wrapping up a busy week for his pen and phone, President Obama on Saturday vowed to continue acting without Congress wherever possible and said he’ll find new partners outside Washington to help him.
January 31, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will discuss specific areas of common ground on which the two sides should be able to agree in the Weekly Republican Address to the nation.
January 31, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery said that she is closely monitoring the immigration situation in Congress.
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January 31, 2014 Roby in the News
After two years of reverting to old policy, it is likely the Farm Bill will pass the United States Senate later this week. The House of Representatives passed the bill 251-166 on Jan. 28, only a day after it was introduced.
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January 30, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today commented on reports speculating about various immigration proposals being discussed in Washington.
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April 6, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

While U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, was more than happy to tout her support for the Paul Ryan budget plan, she was less than optimistic about its chances in the Senate.

Roby voted for the budget proposal crafted by Ryan, R-Wisconsin, which passed the House 228-191 last week. Most consider it dead on arrival in the Senate.

April 5, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama farmers and agribusiness officials gathered Wednesday on the lawn of the Capitol to celebrate their industry and to feed downtown workers with a buffet of locally produced products. They also brought a message for lawmakers, one that they hope takes root.

April 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Legislators and other government officials had a chance to sample Alabama foods and visit with farmers and small business owners during the Family Farm and Family Business Day on the Hill Wednesday at the State Capitol.

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April 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Members of Luverne’s civic clubs and Brantley students got a chance to meet with Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Alabama’s Second Congressional District, on Tuesday.

Roby began the day by speaking to a joint meeting of the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, where she spoke about recent developments in Washington.

April 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

State leaders recognized the contributions of Alabama farmers and small business owners during an event on the Capitol lawn this morning.

The event was organized by a coalition of agriculture and business groups to emphasize the roles of both in Alabama's economy and job market. It was tied in with the Alabama Department of Tourism's 2012 Year of Food in Alabama.

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March 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama's congressional lawmakers wrote to top Air Force officials Friday, requesting a meeting to discuss how Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base might be affected by planned military spending cuts.

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, crafted the letter to Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, asking to meet soon with both him and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz.

March 2, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution today proposed by U.S. Reps. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, and Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, to preserve a collection of accounts from  current and former members of Congress involved in the first and subsequent Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery.

March 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

In recognition of the 1965 Civil Rights marches, Rep. Martha Roby joined with Rep. Terri Sewell today announcing a resolution that will preserve a collection of accounts from Congressional Members involved in the historic and annual marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. The resolution passed the House today with 418 Members voting in favor.

February 18, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

All eight Republicans in Alabama's congressional delegation opposed a measure Friday that would cut payroll taxes, extend unemployment benefits and prevent a decrease in the Medicare reimbursement rate for doctors, but also increase the federal deficit by billions of dollars.

February 3, 2012 Representative 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.

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