Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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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.
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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.
March 13, 2014 Press Release
Proposed military cuts contained in a Senate bill directing aid to Ukraine are "senseless," U.S. Representative Martha Roby said Thursday.
March 12, 2014 Press Release
In an impassioned speech from the House floor, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) called on her colleagues to pass a measure aimed to rein in the pattern of executive overreaches by seeking the intervention of the Judicial Branch.

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In The News

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.

February 2, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions' proposal to eliminate accounting gimmicks in the federal budget process has languished in the Senate since last year so today he encouraged a group of House Republican freshmen to take the lead.

The House version of the Honest Budget Act was introduced by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery.

February 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

A group of 29 House Republicans announced Wednesday that they have introduced an anti-budget gimmick bill, a companion to a bill authored last year by Sen. Jeff Sessions  (R-Ala.) and Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Me.).

The bill would force Congress to pass a budget resolution before annual appropriations bills can be passed.

February 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

The tweets from Rep. Martha Roby’s Twitter account come with the hashtag #noGimmicks.

Roby said the bill she introduced Monday will be a first step towards ending what she calls budget gimmicks that tout savings that really don’t exist.

January 30, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-AL) was the special guest speaker today at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership luncheon in Dothan. Several hundred Chamber members and guests packed the ballroom of the Clarion Inn to hear Roby speak about the challenges facing the 112th Congress.

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