Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 27, 2014 Roby in the News
During a tour of the 2nd Congressional District, Martha Roby stopped in Enterprise March 19 to discuss some ongoing issues in Washington with members of the Republican Women of Coffee County.
March 26, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to reports that the Obama administration intends to push back the ObamaCare open enrollment deadline.
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March 26, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today released the first installment of "Martha's Mailbag," in which Rep. Roby takes the opportunity to answer a handful of inquiries from constituents via video.
March 26, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, reacted today to news out of the Obama administration that the deadline for enrolling in a plan under the Affordable Care Act can be extended if you have started but not finished the process.
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March 24, 2014 Roby in the News
Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum relinquished command of the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker to newcomer Brig. Gen. Michael D. Lundy in a change of command ceremony.
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.

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In The News

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.

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.

1) Most likely to succeed:

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