Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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May 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is stacking the House select committee on Benghazi with lawyers as he looks to demonstrate that the panel will be a serious investigation and not a partisan exercise.
May 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby was appointed Friday to a select committee that will investigate the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
May 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby announced Friday that she will undertake the “significant and solemn responsibility” of serving 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
Alabama Rep. Martha Roby will serve on the special House committee created to investigate the 2012 attacks on the consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.
May 9, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
There's an old saying that, in life, nothing is certain but death and taxes. It's true that paying taxes is a fact of life, one that ordinary Americans accept and dutifully take care of every year. We play by the rules when interacting with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and if we step out of line there are consequences. So shouldn’t we demand the same accountability for those serving in the IRS?
May 8, 2014 Roby in the News
In 2010, conservative and libertarian Americans angered over passage of the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) began organizing a political movement we now refer to as the Tea Party.
May 7, 2014 Press Release
Passage of legislation in the United States House of Representatives to hold former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress is important towards holding the Executive Branch accountable for its actions.
May 7, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby told Yellowhammer News today that she believes Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-SC, is the perfect person to lead the House select committee’s investigation into the Benghazi terrorist attack that took place on Sept. 11, 2012.
May 6, 2014 Roby in the News
On Tuesday, the U.S. National Climate Assessment was released which stated that heat waves and wild storms caused by global warming will continue to get worst and more expensive.
May 6, 2014 Roby in the News
On Friday, May 2, Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery released a statement concerning the backlog situation at the Veterans Administration and efforts to correct the abusive system which has seen some veterans die.

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May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby recently provided an update on what's happing in Washington and how the House of Representative is working toward putting a restraint on government spending.

During an Enterprise Rotary Club meeting, Roby said efforts in Washington to pass an acceptable budget have been fruitless labors due to the Senate's lack of compromise.

May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

This week, Rep. Martha Roby recognized both the winner and runner-up for the Second District 2012 Congressional Art Competition. In a ceremony at Booker T. Washington High School, Roby honored competition winner Markell Houser and competition runner-up Seon Jung Jang for their winning art pieces that they entered in the art competition.

May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby announced the launch of her newly designed congressional website that includes a number of groundbreaking features to make it even easier for area residents to communicate with their representative in Congress.
 

May 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Citing potential excruciating cuts, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby told Enterprise Rotary Club members Tuesday that she and other Alabama politicians are fighting to keep the military in tact.

Last year, Congress passed the Budget Control Act in order to help minimize deficit spending. As part of the bill, a joint committee was formed to determine how cuts should be made.

April 10, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Families work within a budget, as do business owners and employers. A budget is a blueprint, or a roadmap, from which to navigate, measure, and regulate spending. In the absence of a budget, irresponsible and careless spending is easier to hide. This is unfortunately our present situation in Washington.

April 6, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

While U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, was more than happy to tout her support for the Paul Ryan budget plan, she was less than optimistic about its chances in the Senate.

Roby voted for the budget proposal crafted by Ryan, R-Wisconsin, which passed the House 228-191 last week. Most consider it dead on arrival in the Senate.

April 5, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama farmers and agribusiness officials gathered Wednesday on the lawn of the Capitol to celebrate their industry and to feed downtown workers with a buffet of locally produced products. They also brought a message for lawmakers, one that they hope takes root.

April 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Legislators and other government officials had a chance to sample Alabama foods and visit with farmers and small business owners during the Family Farm and Family Business Day on the Hill Wednesday at the State Capitol.

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April 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

State leaders recognized the contributions of Alabama farmers and small business owners during an event on the Capitol lawn this morning.

The event was organized by a coalition of agriculture and business groups to emphasize the roles of both in Alabama's economy and job market. It was tied in with the Alabama Department of Tourism's 2012 Year of Food in Alabama.

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April 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Members of Luverne’s civic clubs and Brantley students got a chance to meet with Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Alabama’s Second Congressional District, on Tuesday.

Roby began the day by speaking to a joint meeting of the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, where she spoke about recent developments in Washington.

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