Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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December 6, 2013 Press Release
Officials and residents from across Alabama’s Second Congressional District are reacting to U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-AL) move to the Appropriations Committee – and the response is overwhelmingly positive.
December 5, 2013 Roby in the News
A high-ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee will be in Montgomery on Monday to tour Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex.
December 5, 2013 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Covington County as part of Alabama’s Second Congressional District, on Wednesday accepted an assignment to the House Committee on Appropriations.
December 5, 2013 Roby in the News
Republican Rep. Martha Roby was named to the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, continuing Alabama’s long history of having multiple members on the influential panel that decides where federal taxpayer money is spent.
December 4, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today accepted an assignment to the House Committee on Appropriations, a development Rep. Roby called a challenging responsibility, but a unique opportunity.
December 4, 2013 Roby in the News
Three weeks ago, and thanks mainly to the seniority system, an unusual midyear rearrangement of the House Appropriations power structure produced promotions for a quartet of relatively moderate and old-school Republicans.
December 4, 2013 Roby in the News
Three new Republicans on Wednesday were named to the powerful House Appropriations Committee ahead of work on a possible omnibus spending package for fiscal 2014.
December 4, 2013 Roby in the News
Yellowhammer was the first to break the news last month that Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, was close to being appointed to the House Appropriations Committee, and today it became official.
December 4, 2013 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, has been appointed to the House Appropriations Committee, recognized as one of the “power committees” in Congress because it is responsible for assigning specific expenditures of money by the government.
December 4, 2013 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, announced today what had been rumored for weeks -- that she would be joining the House Appropriations Committee.

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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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