Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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February 13, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Three years ago I was standing in Ed White’s peanut field in Headland seeing first-hand the day-to-day operations that go into his family farm.
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February 12, 2014 Roby in the News
A new report on the Sept. 11 terror attacks in Benghazi that has been months in the making was finally released this week and, according to Fox News’ Megan Kelly, “it takes aim squarely at the White House.”
February 12, 2014 Roby in the News
Continuing to prove that the phrase “government debt limit” is perhaps the world’s greatest oxymoron, The United States House of Representatives voted 221-201 on Tuesday to raise the nation’s debt ceiling once again.
February 12, 2014 Roby in the News
The national debt appears to be increasing again and there is no serious effort to rein in out of control federal spending or balance the budget anywhere on the horizon.
February 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today voted against a bill raising the nation's debt limit, citing the lack of any reforms to control federal spending.
February 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today hailed passage of a plan to reverse cuts to military retiree pensions and restore the cost-of-living increases promised to those who have served.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
A plan to reverse pension cuts for working-age military retirees easily passed the House today.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
A House subcommittee report released Tuesday places the blame over the response to the Benghazi terrorist attack squarely on the administration's shoulders.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
Administration officials should have anticipated the terrorist threat to the American consulate in Benghazi before it was attacked in 2012, according to a Republican analysis released Tuesday.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee blame the White House for failing to provide sufficient security to defend a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, and that the administration quickly knew the violence was a terrorist attack.

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In The News

July 2, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., said she and other members of her party who now hold a majority in the House of Representatives have successfully “changed the conversation” in Washington since taking over in January.

“When we got there, all the talk was about how much we were spending,” she said. “Now it is on how much we are cutting.”

July 1, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

There's a delicate dance along the shoreline of Lake Eufaula, also known as Walter F. George Lake.

Red paint marks the dividing line between government land, controlled by the Army Corps of Engineers, and private land controlled by property owners.

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June 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

A large group of farmers and landowners gathered at Cattleman Park Thursday afternoon for the 2012 Farm Bill listening forum conducted by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., and Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillian.

Roby is a member of the House Agriculture Committee.

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June 29, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby shoots straight from the hip.

She’s quick to say what can be done, what can’t be done, what needs to be done and what has to be done.

Roby told the Brundidge Rotary Club Wednesday that her first six months in Washington have been personally and politically rewarding and challenging.

June 28, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Roby toured the DaVita Dialysis Center and listened to concerns facing the center and staff .

The congresswoman says hearing issues first hand helps her fight in Washington.

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June 11, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Dear Editor:

I write regarding a recent letter that mischaracterized the impact of the House-passed Republican budget on Medicare. The writer incorrectly claimed that the budget would “kill Medicare in ten years” and harm seniors over the age of 65.

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June 10, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby spent Monday touring Lake Eufaula.  But she didn’t take long stating her opinion on the proposed changes to the U.S. Army Corps Shoreline Management Plan for Lake Eufaula.

“My job is to make sure my constituents’ voices are heard,” she said.

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June 10, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby spent Monday touring Lake Eufaula.

But she didn’t take long stating her opinion on the proposed changes to the U.S. Army Corps Shoreline Management Plan for Lake Eufaula.

“My job is to make sure my constituents’ voices are heard,” she said.

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June 10, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, told a group of about 80 people in Prattville on Thursday afternoon that jobs and spending are the two biggest issues facing the country.

June 9, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The rising senior high school girls participating in Girls State at Troy University were encouraged to “give back” to their hometowns on Thursday.

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., was an advocate of public service, encouraging young women to serve their communities during a speech she gave at Claudia Crosby Theater on Troy University’s campus Thursday afternoon.

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