Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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January 30, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, provided the following statement Thursday amid speculation that Congress may push an immigration reform proposal during this session:
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January 29, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will serve on Appropriations Subcommittees with jurisdiction over Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, and the Legislative Branch.
January 29, 2014 Press Release
Following passage of a new, five-year Farm Bill in the House of Representatives, agriculture leaders and local farmers from Alabama’s Second Congressional District praised the bill and the work of Representative Martha Roby (R-AL).
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January 29, 2014 Press Release
Representative Martha Roby today applauded House passage of a new Farm Bill, highlighting the significant victories for Alabama-specific agricultural products and the inclusion of long-needed reforms to federal programs that rein in spending.
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January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
The powerful House Appropriations Committee announced Wednesday that it has re-allocated membership in its subcommittees, bringing new faces and new priorities to crucial panels such as the one overseeing defense spending.
January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
After two years of partisan deadlock, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive farm bill today that includes a basket full of programs, including funding for food stamps, foreign aid and subsidies for American farmers.
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January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery responded to President Barack H. Obama's (D) State of the Union address, saying that the President's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.
January 29, 2014 Roby in the News
The following are official statements from Alabama's representatives following President Obama's State of the Union Address Tuesday evening.
January 28, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, saying the president's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.
January 28, 2014 Roby in the News
President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

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August 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, told the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce this morning that she believed federal spending cuts would lead to job creation.

August 26, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby Wednesday told members of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees she is not concerned with reelection when making decisions in the nation’s capital.

August 24, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, fresh off one of the most contentious Congressional debates in recent history, Wednesday said tax increases are not needed to fix America’s budgetary issues.

August 22, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Tickets are still available for the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Eggs and Issues breakfast featuring U.S. Congresswoman Martha Roby this month.

Roby, a Montgomery native, will discuss issues impacting business development and events that directly affect the River Region.

July 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02) made the following comments today regarding the ongoing debt ceiling debate in Washington: 

July 23, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, recently sat down with Chris Miller, a mobilized Army National Guard lieutenant colonel, receiving care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center following a military sustained injury. Miller, a resident of Enterprise, has been assisting with constituent services and military issues in Roby’s Washington, D.C., office throughout his recovery.

July 20, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The “Cut, Cap, and Balance Act” passed 234 to 190 in the U. S. House on Tuesday. The legislation would increase the nation's debt ceiling, but first requires congressional approval of a Balanced Budget Amendment. The bill would also cut $111 billion dollars in spending for FY 2012 and would cap spending at 19.9% of GDP.

July 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The act is gaining support, from members of congress including second district Representative Martha Roby who says, local schools should dictate how they spend their money not Washington.

"This is the cry we hear, they need greater control over their education decisions," said Rep. Martha Roby, (R) District 2.

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July 11, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

In a recent Agriculture Committee Hearing, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, questioned USDA administrators about the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and how agriculture programs can be streamlined to be more effective and efficient.

The  hearing was another in a series of committee sessions preparing for a new  farm bill.

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July 6, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Carri Johnson of Opelika has completed her congressional internship in U.S. Rep. Martha Roby’s Washington, D.C., office, in which Johnson helped with legislative and administrative duties. Johnson is currently a student attending Troy University. While serving, congressional interns observe and take part in the workings of the United States Congress.

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