Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 12, 2014 Roby in the News
Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby has co-sponsored a bill to ease those regulations on Alabama farmers.
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March 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today celebrated passage of a bill aimed to ease overburdensome regulations for farmers.
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March 11, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Roby (R) from Montgomery wrote over the weekend, “What Russia has done is outrageous and should not be allowed to stand."
March 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby’s first steps on the path leading away from obscurity in Congress came right after she suffered a defeat.
March 7, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Too many American families are still struggling in this tough economy, and rising energy bills are squeezing family budgets even more. One of the coldest winters in years has made matters worse, driving up heating costs nationwide.
March 6, 2014 Press Release
In the midst of one of the coldest winters in recent years, the U.S. House of Representatives this week acted to help American families reduce rising energy bills.
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March 4, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today reacted to the release of President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, saying what the president submitted is completely out-of-touch with reality.
March 3, 2014 Roby in the News
Since World War II, U.S. military doctrine has been that the U.S. should have the capability to fight two wars in separate parts of the globe at the same time.
March 2, 2014 Roby in the News
Representative Martha Roby, a Republican, is speaking out about how she thinks the United States should deal with the situation in Ukraine, as that country teeters on the brink of war with Russia, after weeks of protest by Ukraine citizens.
February 28, 2014 Press Release
The Constitution calls on the United States Government to promote the general welfare as well as to provide for the common defense. We cannot allow one responsibility to continue to undermine the other.

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In The News

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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