Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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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.
January 28, 2014 Roby in the News
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
The U.S. House voted today to permanently ban federal spending on abortion and to block ObamaCare subsidies for insurance plans that cover abortion.
January 28, 2014 Roby in the News
Alabama’s Republican members of Congress are bracing for a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that further alienates conservatives by calling for a larger government role to combat poverty.
January 27, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today said she hopes President Obama will focus on "commonsense" ideas to promote job growth, rather than a partisan, political agenda.
January 23, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Pike County in the House of Representatives, visited Pike County on Tuesday. She made stops at Pike County High School, the Walmart Distribution Center in Brundidge and the Banks Buy Rite.
January 22, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., encouraged the students at the Business and Finance Academy at Pike County High School Tuesday to be in tune to their “ah-ha” moments.
January 22, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will spend the day in Eufaula on Thursday, January 23 to meet with local residents, visit Lakeside School, and tour a local business.
January 21, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby visited several locations in Pike County Tuesday.
January 20, 2014 Roby in the News
Did the White House place Americans on the ground in a dangerously volatile situation where Al Qaeda agents could get to them and did weakness on the part of the administration lead to those Americans dying without aid?

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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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