Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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February 18, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Major General Kevin Mangum upon his nomination for promotion within the Army ranks and thanked him for his leadership at Fort Rucker over the past two years.
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.

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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.

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.”

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