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U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, reassured 150 members of the Alabama Farmers Federation in Washington today that she will fight to help reduce government regulations that stand in the farming industry's way of contributing to a sound economy, according to a federation press release.
When U.S. Rep. Martha Roby looks for examples of job growth in her district, CGI’s Center for Excellence in Troy rises to the top of the list.
Jobs continue to be the biggest issue facing the Wiregrass and the country.
The national unemployment rate is more than 9% with even more people under-employed.
Alabama District 2 representative Martha Roby says the government has to get out of the way so jobs can be created.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.