Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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May 15, 2014 Roby in the News
A bipartisan, all-female congressional delegation spent last weekend celebrating Mother’s Day with the troops in Afghanistan, and the lawmakers have been posting pictures on Facebook and Flickr over the past couple of days.
May 14, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby, herself a mother of two, celebrated the recent Mother's Day holiday thousands of miles away from home.
May 12, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) is currently concluding a bi-partisan women’s Congressional delegation (CODEL) to Afghanistan and the Middle East to meet with service members and Afghan leaders.
May 12, 2014 Roby in the News
Congresswomen Martha Roby, R-Montgomery and Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, both shattered a glass ceiling in Alabama when they were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010.
May 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) joined House colleagues to call on the Senate to act on several House-passed measures to boost the economy and help working families in the Weekly Republican Address.
May 11, 2014 Roby in the News
House Speaker John A. Boehner has managed to check off most of his big constituencies in naming the seven Republican members.
May 9, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will serve on a special House committee created to investigate the full scope of the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
May 9, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, has been named to a committee that will examine the Benghazi attack of two years ago.
May 9, 2014 Roby in the News
House Speaker John Boehner's selection of seven Republicans on a select committee reveals a mix of male and female lawmakers who bring a variety of experience and political power to the table.
May 9, 2014 Roby in the News
While House Democrats are still mulling over whether or not to boycott the newly formed House select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks, Republicans have chosen their members who will serve on the panel.

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May 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Commencement exercises for the Elmore County High class of 2012 will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Burt Haynie Field in Eclectic.

There, 121 ECHS?students will accept diplomas. There are 35 students graduating with honors among that group, according to school guidance counselor Mark McGhee.

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May 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Earlier this year, I led the Alabama Congressional delegation in a request to meet with Air Force leaders and discuss the proposed military spending cuts that may affect Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base. This request was a result of the force structure changes the Air Force announced early in 2012. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.

May 22, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby is presently on her way back from Afghanistan today, where she spent time with U.S. military forces in and around Kabul and Kandahar.

May 17, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama lawmakers met with top Air Force officials on Capitol Hill today to discuss the fate of C-130 cargo planes based in Montgomery.

May 17, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

The Alabama congressional delegation met with Air Force officials over the planned retirement of C-130 aircraft.  The aircraft are flown by the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base.  The changes would leave the 908th without any planes - putting hundreds of jobs at risk.

May 17, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama's congressional delegation confronted Air Force leaders in a closed-door meeting Wednesday about plans to move seven C-130 transport planes from a Montgomery Air Force Reserve unit, a sign that impending cuts to the defense budget are starting to take their toll.

May 15, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

This month, Dothan, Ala.-based Twitchell Corp. — a manufacturer of fibers, textiles and coatings used by global manufacturers of roller shades, pool and patio furniture, awnings and screens, contract interior products, geotextiles, safety products, automotive interiors and disposable operating room supplies; as well as the U.S. military — celebrates 90 years in business.

May 14, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Troy University awarded approximately 750 degrees during two commencement ceremonies Friday. It is one of the university's largest graduating classes.

According to a release from the university, Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr. awarded degrees to students from 26 states and 10 nations.

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May 13, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Last week during a congressional hearing on the president’s 2013 budget, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius received a number of questions about the HHS mandate requiring all employers, including religious institutions, to provide contraception coverage.

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.

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