Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby’s first steps on the path leading away from obscurity in Congress came right after she suffered a defeat.
March 7, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Too many American families are still struggling in this tough economy, and rising energy bills are squeezing family budgets even more. One of the coldest winters in years has made matters worse, driving up heating costs nationwide.
March 6, 2014 Press Release
In the midst of one of the coldest winters in recent years, the U.S. House of Representatives this week acted to help American families reduce rising energy bills.
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March 4, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today reacted to the release of President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, saying what the president submitted is completely out-of-touch with reality.
March 3, 2014 Roby in the News
Since World War II, U.S. military doctrine has been that the U.S. should have the capability to fight two wars in separate parts of the globe at the same time.
March 2, 2014 Roby in the News
Representative Martha Roby, a Republican, is speaking out about how she thinks the United States should deal with the situation in Ukraine, as that country teeters on the brink of war with Russia, after weeks of protest by Ukraine citizens.
February 28, 2014 Press Release
The Constitution calls on the United States Government to promote the general welfare as well as to provide for the common defense. We cannot allow one responsibility to continue to undermine the other.
February 28, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Last week, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel previewed some significant changes coming for our nation’s military. Though the details won’t be public until President Obama releases his proposed budget, we know the size and scope of our Armed Forces will be greatly reduced. In fact, under the President’s proposal, the Army would shrink to its pre-World War II size.
February 27, 2014 Roby in the News
Fort Rucker was specifically mentioned during a speech from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel regarding the 2015 budget plan that will be presented to Congress next week.
February 26, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) is speaking out against new, aggressive regulations proposed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that seek to stifle the free speech of organizations.

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May 11, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, returned to Capitol Hill on Monday evening after a five-day, four-stop tour overseas, when she met with military personnel and surprised U.S. troops in Afghanistan with a visit on Mother's Day.

May 2, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-Alabama) toured the damage near Eclectic in Elmore County where a mobile home park was leveled. Six people died in Elmore County.

Roby says she wants to make sure that help gets to the victims quickly.

Residents say until that help comes, they are thankful for the hundreds of volunteers.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

As Republicans and Democrats continue their tussle over the federal budget, Republicans are paying too much heed to the Tea Party -- even though the rest of the nation has soured on the conservative movement, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid charged today.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

A group of 30 House Republican freshmen on Wednesday joined their party leadership’s attack on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), calling his record on spending “one of failure.”

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

A group of about a dozen House Republican freshmen gathered outside the Capitol on an overcast Wednesday morning to deliver a letter to Senate Democratic leaders urging them to pass a measure to fund the federal government, the latest volley in the ongoing budget battle on Capitol Hill.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Freshmen House members are taking a hard line against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the politics of passing a temporary spending bill—with one freshman vowing not to settle for a “split the baby strategy” on spending cuts.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

With Democratic leaders aggressively assigning blame to the Tea Party for derailing funding talks, a group of freshman Republicans held a press conference on Wednesday to assert instead that the impasse was instead the fault of Senate Democrats.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby sat down with me last week to talk about how things are going in Washington and she listened to our concerns on several matters important to us that she will deal with in Congress.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Ten House Republican freshmen rallied outside the Capitol Wednesday, calling on Senate Democrats to pass a spending bill to fund the government through the rest of the fiscal year – and they said they wouldn’t budge on the $61 billion in domestic spending cuts the House passed last month until the Senate passes its bill.

March 30, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) took a tour of Wetumpka High Tuesday afternoon.

She met with Principal Richard Dennis, Elmore County Schools Superintendent Jeff Langham and other school leaders to learn about the vocational and technical programs offered in the county schools.

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