Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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February 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today voted against a bill raising the nation's debt limit, citing the lack of any reforms to control federal spending.
February 11, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today hailed passage of a plan to reverse cuts to military retiree pensions and restore the cost-of-living increases promised to those who have served.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
A plan to reverse pension cuts for working-age military retirees easily passed the House today.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
A House subcommittee report released Tuesday places the blame over the response to the Benghazi terrorist attack squarely on the administration's shoulders.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
Administration officials should have anticipated the terrorist threat to the American consulate in Benghazi before it was attacked in 2012, according to a Republican analysis released Tuesday.
February 11, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee blame the White House for failing to provide sufficient security to defend a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, and that the administration quickly knew the violence was a terrorist attack.
February 11, 2014 Press Release
A "woefully unprepared" military exacerbated by a "striking" failure by top security officials in Washington to communicate with commanders in-theater left U.S. forces incapable of responding.
February 10, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Ronda Walker upon her appointment to the Montgomery County Commission.
February 10, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
This Farm Bill institutes efforts to help food stamp recipients secure employment through job training and other services. It seeks to eliminate fraud and abuse, including closing a loophole that allowed states to game the system and artificially increase benefit levels. The bill also includes a provision I personally championed to require the use of E-Verify to prevent illegal immigrants from fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits
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February 6, 2014 Roby in the News
The Obama administration is urging Congress to quickly move to increase the nation's borrowing authority to avoid default, but Alabama's lawmakers say they want meaningful spending cuts or policy concessions first.

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In The News

March 7, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

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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