Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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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.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee blame the White House for failing to provide sufficient security to defend a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, and that the administration quickly knew the violence was a terrorist attack.
February 11, 2014 Press Release
A "woefully unprepared" military exacerbated by a "striking" failure by top security officials in Washington to communicate with commanders in-theater left U.S. forces incapable of responding.
February 10, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Ronda Walker upon her appointment to the Montgomery County Commission.
February 10, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
This Farm Bill institutes efforts to help food stamp recipients secure employment through job training and other services. It seeks to eliminate fraud and abuse, including closing a loophole that allowed states to game the system and artificially increase benefit levels. The bill also includes a provision I personally championed to require the use of E-Verify to prevent illegal immigrants from fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits
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February 6, 2014 Roby in the News
The Obama administration is urging Congress to quickly move to increase the nation's borrowing authority to avoid default, but Alabama's lawmakers say they want meaningful spending cuts or policy concessions first.

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In The News

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.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

With Democratic leaders aggressively assigning blame to the Tea Party for derailing funding talks, a group of freshman Republicans held a press conference on Wednesday to assert instead that the impasse was instead the fault of Senate Democrats.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby sat down with me last week to talk about how things are going in Washington and she listened to our concerns on several matters important to us that she will deal with in Congress.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Ten House Republican freshmen rallied outside the Capitol Wednesday, calling on Senate Democrats to pass a spending bill to fund the government through the rest of the fiscal year – and they said they wouldn’t budge on the $61 billion in domestic spending cuts the House passed last month until the Senate passes its bill.

March 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) took a tour of Wetumpka High Tuesday afternoon.

She met with Principal Richard Dennis, Elmore County Schools Superintendent Jeff Langham and other school leaders to learn about the vocational and technical programs offered in the county schools.

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