Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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February 2, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) joined fellow House leaders in delivering this week's Weekly Republican Address to the nation.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans urged President Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on policy areas highlighted in his State of the Union address.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans pressed President Barack Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on initiatives he highlighted in his State of the Union address while faulting the administration for impeding progress on important issues.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Reform-minded GOP legislators are nudging the GOP’s immigration debate towards a focus on American wage-earners, and away from a focus on companies’ demands for new workers.
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February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Wrapping up a busy week for his pen and phone, President Obama on Saturday vowed to continue acting without Congress wherever possible and said he’ll find new partners outside Washington to help him.
January 31, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will discuss specific areas of common ground on which the two sides should be able to agree in the Weekly Republican Address to the nation.
January 31, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery said that she is closely monitoring the immigration situation in Congress.
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January 31, 2014 Roby in the News
After two years of reverting to old policy, it is likely the Farm Bill will pass the United States Senate later this week. The House of Representatives passed the bill 251-166 on Jan. 28, only a day after it was introduced.
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January 30, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today commented on reports speculating about various immigration proposals being discussed in Washington.
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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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In The News

June 1, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

In the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Rep. Martha Roby voted in opposition to legislation that would increase the national debt limit to $16.7 trillion from $14.3 trillion.

Roby made the following comments after the vote:

May 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans are willing to consider anything and everything in the debate over raising the debt limit -- except for tax hikes, according to Rep. Martha Roby (R-Ala.).

Delivering the weekly GOP address, Roby echoed party leadership in saying that major spending cuts must accompany any increase to the debt ceiling, and that tax increases will not be considered.

May 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congress and the administration are partly to blame for not easing rising gas prices, Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby said in  delivering her party's response to President Barack Obama's weekly radio address on Saturday.

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May 13, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby urged graduates of Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law to give a high priority to public service in their careers and to be ready for such opportunities.

May 11, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, returned to Capitol Hill on Monday evening after a five-day, four-stop tour overseas, when she met with military personnel and surprised U.S. troops in Afghanistan with a visit on Mother's Day.

May 2, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-Alabama) toured the damage near Eclectic in Elmore County where a mobile home park was leveled. Six people died in Elmore County.

Roby says she wants to make sure that help gets to the victims quickly.

Residents say until that help comes, they are thankful for the hundreds of volunteers.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

As Republicans and Democrats continue their tussle over the federal budget, Republicans are paying too much heed to the Tea Party -- even though the rest of the nation has soured on the conservative movement, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid charged today.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

A group of 30 House Republican freshmen on Wednesday joined their party leadership’s attack on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), calling his record on spending “one of failure.”

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

A group of about a dozen House Republican freshmen gathered outside the Capitol on an overcast Wednesday morning to deliver a letter to Senate Democratic leaders urging them to pass a measure to fund the federal government, the latest volley in the ongoing budget battle on Capitol Hill.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Freshmen House members are taking a hard line against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the politics of passing a temporary spending bill—with one freshman vowing not to settle for a “split the baby strategy” on spending cuts.

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