Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby’s first steps on the path leading away from obscurity in Congress came right after she suffered a defeat.
March 7, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Too many American families are still struggling in this tough economy, and rising energy bills are squeezing family budgets even more. One of the coldest winters in years has made matters worse, driving up heating costs nationwide.
March 6, 2014 Press Release
In the midst of one of the coldest winters in recent years, the U.S. House of Representatives this week acted to help American families reduce rising energy bills.
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March 4, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today reacted to the release of President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, saying what the president submitted is completely out-of-touch with reality.
March 3, 2014 Roby in the News
Since World War II, U.S. military doctrine has been that the U.S. should have the capability to fight two wars in separate parts of the globe at the same time.
March 2, 2014 Roby in the News
Representative Martha Roby, a Republican, is speaking out about how she thinks the United States should deal with the situation in Ukraine, as that country teeters on the brink of war with Russia, after weeks of protest by Ukraine citizens.
February 28, 2014 Press Release
The Constitution calls on the United States Government to promote the general welfare as well as to provide for the common defense. We cannot allow one responsibility to continue to undermine the other.
February 28, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Last week, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel previewed some significant changes coming for our nation’s military. Though the details won’t be public until President Obama releases his proposed budget, we know the size and scope of our Armed Forces will be greatly reduced. In fact, under the President’s proposal, the Army would shrink to its pre-World War II size.
February 27, 2014 Roby in the News
Fort Rucker was specifically mentioned during a speech from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel regarding the 2015 budget plan that will be presented to Congress next week.
February 26, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) is speaking out against new, aggressive regulations proposed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that seek to stifle the free speech of organizations.

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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

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 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 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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