Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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January 30, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, provided the following statement Thursday amid speculation that Congress may push an immigration reform proposal during this session:
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January 29, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will serve on Appropriations Subcommittees with jurisdiction over Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, and the Legislative Branch.
January 29, 2014 Press Release
Following passage of a new, five-year Farm Bill in the House of Representatives, agriculture leaders and local farmers from Alabama’s Second Congressional District praised the bill and the work of Representative Martha Roby (R-AL).
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January 29, 2014 Press Release
Representative Martha Roby today applauded House passage of a new Farm Bill, highlighting the significant victories for Alabama-specific agricultural products and the inclusion of long-needed reforms to federal programs that rein in spending.
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January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
The powerful House Appropriations Committee announced Wednesday that it has re-allocated membership in its subcommittees, bringing new faces and new priorities to crucial panels such as the one overseeing defense spending.
January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
After two years of partisan deadlock, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive farm bill today that includes a basket full of programs, including funding for food stamps, foreign aid and subsidies for American farmers.
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January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery responded to President Barack H. Obama's (D) State of the Union address, saying that the President's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.
January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
The following are official statements from Alabama's representatives following President Obama's State of the Union Address Tuesday evening.
January 28, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, saying the president's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.
January 28, 2014 Roby in the News
President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

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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.

January 30, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby,  R-Montgomery, praised today plans to open an additional 38 million acres for energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.

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January 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Reactions from Alabama Congress members to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address:

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said President Barack Obama's speech was more about politics than leadership. In her prepared remarks, she said:

January 11, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Unless a deal can be struck to fend off automatic cuts to national defense in 2013, the Wiregrass should be concerned about potential cuts at Fort Rucker, Rep. Martha Roby said Wednesday.

December 24, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

In real high school, superlatives are given to seniors, but in Congress, the freshmen are just so much more interesting. So here’s POLITICO’s look at the best and worst from the historic freshman Class of 2010.

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November 22, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

More of Alabama’s cropland would be available for traditional farming under new legislation introduced by Montgomery's freshman representative in Congress.
 
U.S Rep. Martha Roby says the attempt seeks to revamp one of Department of Agriculture's most well-known programs.

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October 26, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby heard Daleville teachers' concerns about education and discussed flexibility in education funding and other issues when she visited a recent Daleville High School faculty meeting.

Roby serves on the Education and Workforce Committee in Congress, and she told the faculty what the committee proposed in regards to the No Child Left Behind Act.

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