Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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February 3, 2014 Roby in the News
On Sunday, February 2 U.S. Representative Martha Roby joined colleagues in delivering this week’s Republican Address to the Nation.
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, 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

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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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October 17, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

During his first visit to Fort Rucker in his two years as a ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, Chairman Buck McKeon, R-California, toured the post on Monday to find out much of what he said he didn’t know.

October 13, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, joined fellow U.S. Reps. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., and Mack Thornberry, R-Texas, via YouTube to caution against extreme cuts in the U.S. Defense Department budget.

September 3, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said House Republicans plan to continue to take a close look at developing smog rules, even after President Barack Obama announced Friday he would ask the Environmental Protection Agency to back off some of its controversial proposed regulations.

September 1, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Irrigation, payments and regulations seemed to be the chief concerns of local farmers who met with their congressional representative on Thursday.

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