Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 27, 2014 Roby in the News
During a tour of the 2nd Congressional District, Martha Roby stopped in Enterprise March 19 to discuss some ongoing issues in Washington with members of the Republican Women of Coffee County.
March 26, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to reports that the Obama administration intends to push back the ObamaCare open enrollment deadline.
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March 26, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today released the first installment of "Martha's Mailbag," in which Rep. Roby takes the opportunity to answer a handful of inquiries from constituents via video.
March 26, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, reacted today to news out of the Obama administration that the deadline for enrolling in a plan under the Affordable Care Act can be extended if you have started but not finished the process.
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March 24, 2014 Roby in the News
Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum relinquished command of the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker to newcomer Brig. Gen. Michael D. Lundy in a change of command ceremony.
March 24, 2014 Roby in the News
US Rep. Martha Roby has vowed to get to the bottom of allegations that union officials are accompanying federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspectors during visits to non-unionized businesses.
March 24, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I traveled throughout Alabama’s Second Congressional District to listen first hand to the concerns of my constituents, and there were plenty of timely issues to discuss.
March 20, 2014 Roby in the News
During a Change of Command and Change of Responsibility Ceremony at Fort Rucker on Thursday, BG Michael Lundy accepted the position of Commanding General of the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence.
March 20, 2014 Roby in the News
Fort Rucker welcomed its new commanding general, Brig. Gen. Michael Lundy, and said goodbye to Maj. Gen. Kevin Mangum during a change of command ceremony on post Thursday morning.
March 19, 2014 Roby in the News
Second District Congresswoman Martha Roby spoke at the Coffee County Republican Women's Club meeting in Enterprise, today.

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In The News

July 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02) made the following comments today regarding the ongoing debt ceiling debate in Washington: 

July 23, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, recently sat down with Chris Miller, a mobilized Army National Guard lieutenant colonel, receiving care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center following a military sustained injury. Miller, a resident of Enterprise, has been assisting with constituent services and military issues in Roby’s Washington, D.C., office throughout his recovery.

July 20, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The “Cut, Cap, and Balance Act” passed 234 to 190 in the U. S. House on Tuesday. The legislation would increase the nation's debt ceiling, but first requires congressional approval of a Balanced Budget Amendment. The bill would also cut $111 billion dollars in spending for FY 2012 and would cap spending at 19.9% of GDP.

July 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The act is gaining support, from members of congress including second district Representative Martha Roby who says, local schools should dictate how they spend their money not Washington.

"This is the cry we hear, they need greater control over their education decisions," said Rep. Martha Roby, (R) District 2.

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July 11, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

In a recent Agriculture Committee Hearing, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, questioned USDA administrators about the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and how agriculture programs can be streamlined to be more effective and efficient.

The  hearing was another in a series of committee sessions preparing for a new  farm bill.

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July 6, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Carri Johnson of Opelika has completed her congressional internship in U.S. Rep. Martha Roby’s Washington, D.C., office, in which Johnson helped with legislative and administrative duties. Johnson is currently a student attending Troy University. While serving, congressional interns observe and take part in the workings of the United States Congress.

July 2, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., said she and other members of her party who now hold a majority in the House of Representatives have successfully “changed the conversation” in Washington since taking over in January.

“When we got there, all the talk was about how much we were spending,” she said. “Now it is on how much we are cutting.”

July 1, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

There's a delicate dance along the shoreline of Lake Eufaula, also known as Walter F. George Lake.

Red paint marks the dividing line between government land, controlled by the Army Corps of Engineers, and private land controlled by property owners.

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June 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

A large group of farmers and landowners gathered at Cattleman Park Thursday afternoon for the 2012 Farm Bill listening forum conducted by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., and Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillian.

Roby is a member of the House Agriculture Committee.

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June 29, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby shoots straight from the hip.

She’s quick to say what can be done, what can’t be done, what needs to be done and what has to be done.

Roby told the Brundidge Rotary Club Wednesday that her first six months in Washington have been personally and politically rewarding and challenging.

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