Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 24, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I traveled throughout Alabama’s Second Congressional District to listen first hand to the concerns of my constituents, and there were plenty of timely issues to discuss.
March 20, 2014 Roby in the News
During a Change of Command and Change of Responsibility Ceremony at Fort Rucker on Thursday, BG Michael Lundy accepted the position of Commanding General of the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence.
March 20, 2014 Roby in the News
Fort Rucker welcomed its new commanding general, Brig. Gen. Michael Lundy, and said goodbye to Maj. Gen. Kevin Mangum during a change of command ceremony on post Thursday morning.
March 19, 2014 Roby in the News
Second District Congresswoman Martha Roby spoke at the Coffee County Republican Women's Club meeting in Enterprise, today.
March 18, 2014 Roby in the News
Representative Martha Roby speaks about civics at Samson High School.
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March 17, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
When Alabamians have trouble with the federal government, my job is to step in and try to help. That's exactly what happened when a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation imposed costly inspection and compliance requirements on Alabama farmers.
March 14, 2014 Press Release
Representative Martha Roby today blasted proposed military cuts contained in a Senate Ukraine assistance bill, calling the plan to shift $157.5 million in defense funding to prop up the International Monetary Fund "absolutely senseless."
March 14, 2014 Roby in the News
Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, today called on Senate Democrats to abandon what she described as a “misguided” plan to divert defense spending to fund aid to Ukraine and reform the United States’ relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
March 14, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery announced on Wednesday, March 12, that she is supporting the ENFORCE Act.
March 13, 2014 Press Release
Proposed military cuts contained in a Senate bill directing aid to Ukraine are "senseless," U.S. Representative Martha Roby said Thursday.

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In The News

May 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congress and the administration are partly to blame for not easing rising gas prices, Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby said in  delivering her party's response to President Barack Obama's weekly radio address on Saturday.

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May 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans are willing to consider anything and everything in the debate over raising the debt limit -- except for tax hikes, according to Rep. Martha Roby (R-Ala.).

Delivering the weekly GOP address, Roby echoed party leadership in saying that major spending cuts must accompany any increase to the debt ceiling, and that tax increases will not be considered.

May 13, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby urged graduates of Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law to give a high priority to public service in their careers and to be ready for such opportunities.

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.

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