Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama


Latest News

March 24, 2014 Roby in the News
US Rep. Martha Roby has vowed to get to the bottom of allegations that union officials are accompanying federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspectors during visits to non-unionized businesses.
March 24, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I traveled throughout Alabama’s Second Congressional District to listen first hand to the concerns of my constituents, and there were plenty of timely issues to discuss.
March 20, 2014 Roby in the News
During a Change of Command and Change of Responsibility Ceremony at Fort Rucker on Thursday, BG Michael Lundy accepted the position of Commanding General of the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence.
March 20, 2014 Roby in the News
Fort Rucker welcomed its new commanding general, Brig. Gen. Michael Lundy, and said goodbye to Maj. Gen. Kevin Mangum during a change of command ceremony on post Thursday morning.
March 19, 2014 Roby in the News
Second District Congresswoman Martha Roby spoke at the Coffee County Republican Women's Club meeting in Enterprise, today.
March 18, 2014 Roby in the News
Representative Martha Roby speaks about civics at Samson High School.
March 17, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
When Alabamians have trouble with the federal government, my job is to step in and try to help. That's exactly what happened when a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation imposed costly inspection and compliance requirements on Alabama farmers.
March 14, 2014 Press Release
Representative Martha Roby today blasted proposed military cuts contained in a Senate Ukraine assistance bill, calling the plan to shift $157.5 million in defense funding to prop up the International Monetary Fund "absolutely senseless."
March 14, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, today called on Senate Democrats to abandon what she described as a “misguided” plan to divert defense spending to fund aid to Ukraine and reform the United States’ relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
March 14, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery announced on Wednesday, March 12, that she is supporting the ENFORCE Act.


In The News

May 11, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Approximately 750 students earned degrees from Troy University Friday as two commencements were held in Sartain Hall on the Troy Campus to accommodate one of the largest graduating classes in the University's history.

May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby recently provided an update on what's happing in Washington and how the House of Representative is working toward putting a restraint on government spending.

During an Enterprise Rotary Club meeting, Roby said efforts in Washington to pass an acceptable budget have been fruitless labors due to the Senate's lack of compromise.

May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

This week, Rep. Martha Roby recognized both the winner and runner-up for the Second District 2012 Congressional Art Competition. In a ceremony at Booker T. Washington High School, Roby honored competition winner Markell Houser and competition runner-up Seon Jung Jang for their winning art pieces that they entered in the art competition.

May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby announced the launch of her newly designed congressional website that includes a number of groundbreaking features to make it even easier for area residents to communicate with their representative in Congress.

May 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Citing potential excruciating cuts, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby told Enterprise Rotary Club members Tuesday that she and other Alabama politicians are fighting to keep the military in tact.

Last year, Congress passed the Budget Control Act in order to help minimize deficit spending. As part of the bill, a joint committee was formed to determine how cuts should be made.

April 10, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Families work within a budget, as do business owners and employers. A budget is a blueprint, or a roadmap, from which to navigate, measure, and regulate spending. In the absence of a budget, irresponsible and careless spending is easier to hide. This is unfortunately our present situation in Washington.

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

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

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.