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September 16, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) spoke out on the issue of domestic violence Tuesday, saying that tolerating abuse indirectly condones the crime and inhibits victims’ willingness to seek help.
September 12, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
UPDATE: As you may know, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed a new, aggressive rule that would redefine the meaning of “waters of the United States” to vastly expand the agency’s power to regulate small streams, ditches and ponds – even on private lands.
September 9, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today praised the House’s passage of H.R. 5078, The Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, which prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from an aggressive attempt to extend its authority to regulate bodies of water.
September 9, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today previewed President Obama’s upcoming address to the nation regarding his plans for dealing with the growing threat posed by the self-declared Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
September 5, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I highly value the time that the Congressional calendar affords me during August and early September to travel throughout Alabama’s 2nd District, meet with constituents and listen to concerns about the many issue facing our country. It helps me represent you better in Congress. Now it is time for Congress to reconvene, and there is much ground to cover before the end of the year.
September 4, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two weeks after top administrators were removed from authority at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS), concerns over how promised reforms are being carried out have prompted U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) to again urge national VA leadership to intervene.
September 4, 2014 Press Release
The United States must project strength and resolve in a world rife with conflict and upheaval, U.S. Representative Martha Roby said Thursday.
August 29, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I have been traveling throughout Alabama's 2nd Congressional District over the month of August discussing the latest from Washington and, more importantly, listening to my constituents to gain a better understanding about the issues that matter to you. We've been through Prattville, Montgomery, Tallassee, Union Springs, Troy, Luverne, Evergreen, Andalusia, Elba, Enterprise, Geneva, Hartford and beyond. Among the top issues brought up in every town was the growing threat posed by the self-identified Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.
August 28, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today commented on the growing threat posed by the barbaric terrorist group identifying itself as ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
August 26, 2014 Press Release
Recent actions taken to instill accountability and improve access to care are promising signs that the Department of Veterans Affairs is serious about addressing the immediate needs of veterans, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said Tuesday.

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In The News

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.

March 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama's congressional lawmakers wrote to top Air Force officials Friday, requesting a meeting to discuss how Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base might be affected by planned military spending cuts.

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, crafted the letter to Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, asking to meet soon with both him and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz.

March 2, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution today proposed by U.S. Reps. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, and Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, to preserve a collection of accounts from  current and former members of Congress involved in the first and subsequent Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery.

March 1, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

In recognition of the 1965 Civil Rights marches, Rep. Martha Roby joined with Rep. Terri Sewell today announcing a resolution that will preserve a collection of accounts from Congressional Members involved in the historic and annual marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. The resolution passed the House today with 418 Members voting in favor.

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

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.

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