Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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February 2, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) joined fellow House leaders in delivering this week's Weekly Republican Address to the nation.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans urged President Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on policy areas highlighted in his State of the Union address.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans pressed President Barack Obama to find "bipartisan common ground" on initiatives he highlighted in his State of the Union address while faulting the administration for impeding progress on important issues.
February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Reform-minded GOP legislators are nudging the GOP’s immigration debate towards a focus on American wage-earners, and away from a focus on companies’ demands for new workers.
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February 1, 2014 Roby in the News
Wrapping up a busy week for his pen and phone, President Obama on Saturday vowed to continue acting without Congress wherever possible and said he’ll find new partners outside Washington to help him.
January 31, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will discuss specific areas of common ground on which the two sides should be able to agree in the Weekly Republican Address to the nation.
January 31, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery said that she is closely monitoring the immigration situation in Congress.
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January 31, 2014 Roby in the News
After two years of reverting to old policy, it is likely the Farm Bill will pass the United States Senate later this week. The House of Representatives passed the bill 251-166 on Jan. 28, only a day after it was introduced.
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January 30, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today commented on reports speculating about various immigration proposals being discussed in Washington.
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January 30, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, provided the following statement Thursday amid speculation that Congress may push an immigration reform proposal during this session:
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March 7, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.”

February 18, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

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.

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