Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 15, 2014 Roby in the News
Two Alabama lawmakers are among those calling on the Labor Department to exempt some operations on military bases, including fast food operators, from recent changes to minimum wage regulations.
April 14, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will visit Andalusia tomorrow as part of a “District Work Week.”
April 14, 2014 Roby in the News
Seven seconds may not seem like a long time to some, but for a military pilot who has just lost sight of his control tower, it’s all the time he needs for something to go terribly wrong.
April 10, 2014 Press Release
Overdue spending reforms and responsible funding priorities in the House-passed federal budget can restore fiscal sanity to Washington, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said today.
April 10, 2014 Roby in the News
Are unions trying to invade the South? That was the hotly-debated question on Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News program on Thursday night.
April 9, 2014 Press Release
A bill to fund Veterans Affairs and Military Construction accounts was approved by the House Appropriations Committee today, putting funding for critical veterans programs and military base infrastructure on track for consideration by the full House.
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
A bill that would increase funding for veterans programs and military infrastructure by $1.5 billion was approved by the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday, said a news release from U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery).
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
A bill funding veterans affairs and military construction projects passed the House Appropriations Committee today, setting up a full vote on the measure which includes a variety of healthcare and infrastructure initiatives.
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
On Wednesday’s “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel, Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) laid out an argument that this administration is using the inspection powers of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Alabama representative Martha Roby, a Republican from Montgomery, is concerned that the U.S. Department of Labor is targeting Southern vehicle and auto-parts manufacturers because of their failure to unionize.

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In The News

February 18, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

All eight Republicans in Alabama's congressional delegation opposed a measure Friday that would cut payroll taxes, extend unemployment benefits and prevent a decrease in the Medicare reimbursement rate for doctors, but also increase the federal deficit by billions of dollars.

February 3, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Freshman lawmakers don’t usually make much noise on Capitol Hill. It’s more usual that they keep a low profile and get the lay of the land before getting out on a limb. Many of them hug the trunk their entire political careers.

February 2, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions' proposal to eliminate accounting gimmicks in the federal budget process has languished in the Senate since last year so today he encouraged a group of House Republican freshmen to take the lead.

The House version of the Honest Budget Act was introduced by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery.

February 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

A group of 29 House Republicans announced Wednesday that they have introduced an anti-budget gimmick bill, a companion to a bill authored last year by Sen. Jeff Sessions  (R-Ala.) and Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Me.).

The bill would force Congress to pass a budget resolution before annual appropriations bills can be passed.

February 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

The tweets from Rep. Martha Roby’s Twitter account come with the hashtag #noGimmicks.

Roby said the bill she introduced Monday will be a first step towards ending what she calls budget gimmicks that tout savings that really don’t exist.

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 30, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-AL) was the special guest speaker today at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership luncheon in Dothan. Several hundred Chamber members and guests packed the ballroom of the Clarion Inn to hear Roby speak about the challenges facing the 112th Congress.

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

In real high school, superlatives are given to seniors, but in Congress, the freshmen are just so much more interesting. So here’s POLITICO’s look at the best and worst from the historic freshman Class of 2010.

1) Most likely to succeed:

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