Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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January 28, 2014 Roby in the News
The U.S. House voted today to permanently ban federal spending on abortion and to block ObamaCare subsidies for insurance plans that cover abortion.
January 28, 2014 Roby in the News
Alabama’s Republican members of Congress are bracing for a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that further alienates conservatives by calling for a larger government role to combat poverty.
January 27, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today said she hopes President Obama will focus on "commonsense" ideas to promote job growth, rather than a partisan, political agenda.
January 23, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Pike County in the House of Representatives, visited Pike County on Tuesday. She made stops at Pike County High School, the Walmart Distribution Center in Brundidge and the Banks Buy Rite.
January 22, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., encouraged the students at the Business and Finance Academy at Pike County High School Tuesday to be in tune to their “ah-ha” moments.
January 22, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will spend the day in Eufaula on Thursday, January 23 to meet with local residents, visit Lakeside School, and tour a local business.
January 21, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby visited several locations in Pike County Tuesday.
January 20, 2014 Roby in the News
Did the White House place Americans on the ground in a dangerously volatile situation where Al Qaeda agents could get to them and did weakness on the part of the administration lead to those Americans dying without aid?
January 18, 2014 Roby in the News
The Alabama lawmaker who has been leading a congressional probe into the 2012 terrorism against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, says she has determined that Department of Defense was “woefully unprepared” to respond to the attacks.
January 16, 2014 Roby in the News
A Montgomery-based program that ensures the Air Force develops and uses secure computer software will get a $10 million boost from an omnibus spending bill nearing final approval in Congress.

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February 10, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Former Montgomery Council Member Martha Roby was sworn in as a member of the 112th U.S. Congress on Wednesday, January 5, 2011. The Freshman Congressman was elected by Alabama’s Second Congressional District in the November 2010 General Election to serve in the U.S.

February 9, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby of the 2nd Congressional District got a lesson in the concerns facing parents and teachers in Butler County last week.

On Friday, Roby, who took office January 3, visited Greenville High School, where she toured the facilities, heard a performance by the GHS Tiger Band, and held a Q&A session.

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February 4, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Editor’s note: U.S. Rep. Martha Roby is visiting the Wiregrass during her first district workweek since her election last November. The Republican congresswoman answered the following questions while at her congressional office in Dothan on Thursday afternoon.

February 3, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R.-Ala., says a recent appointment gets her a “seat at the table” to reform education policies.

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February 3, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The deterioration of the American textile industry has been tough on central Alabama, but one plant continues to thrive.

New second district U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) visited the Frontier Yarns spinning mill in Wetumpka Tuesday and received a lesson on the challenges affecting the remnants of the domestic textile industry.

January 24, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

House Speaker John Boehner appointed Congresswoman Martha Roby to the prestigious House Committee on Education and the Workforce on Thursday, granting Roby a third committee assignment and a seat at the table to reform education policies that affect the more than 120,000 K-12 students in Alabama’s Second Congressional District.

January 21, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby took the oath of office last week as a member of the 112th Congress with big plans to help her district and nation. She is only the second woman in Alabama to be elected to a national office that wasn’t once held by her husband.

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January 9, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The shooting rampage in Arizona that left more than a dozen people dead or wounded isn’t causing local U.S. Rep. Martha Roby to run and hide.

“While this crime in Arizona is very tragic, Martha follows the recommended safety procedures of the Capitol Police,” said Brecke Popelka, a spokesman in Roby’s Washington office.

January 8, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Recently elected Congresswoman and former Montgomery City Council member Martha Roby was sworn as a member of the 112th Congress on Wednesday, according to the Montgomery Advertiser today.

Roby's family watched at the ceremony as she was sworn in using the family Bible given as a gift from her grandmother to her parents on their wedding day, says the report. 

January 6, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The history-making political and demographic makeup of Alabama's congressional delegation was on full display Wednesday on the floor of the U.S. House when six Republicans and one Democrat -- two of them women -- took the oath of office for the 112th Congress.

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