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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.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, reassured 150 members of the Alabama Farmers Federation in Washington today that she will fight to help reduce government regulations that stand in the farming industry's way of contributing to a sound economy, according to a federation press release.
When U.S. Rep. Martha Roby looks for examples of job growth in her district, CGI’s Center for Excellence in Troy rises to the top of the list.
Jobs continue to be the biggest issue facing the Wiregrass and the country.
The national unemployment rate is more than 9% with even more people under-employed.
Alabama District 2 representative Martha Roby says the government has to get out of the way so jobs can be created.
Congresswoman Martha Roby said Tuesday that the country is on an “unsustainable path” in regards to spending, and called her vote to cut $100 billion in discretionary spending from a recent continuing resolution “a good start.”
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., will tour CGI Group Inc.’s offices at University Park on Wednesday before speaking with members of the Pike County Republican Women’s association.
House Republicans, lead by a fiscally-charged freshman class, are on a mission to cut trillions from the federal budget in the next few days — literally.The purpose is to rescue a 2011 fiscal year that is so full of red ink that it is dragging down the economy, just in the amount of interest being paid on the national debt alone.