Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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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.
February 25, 2014 Roby in the News
The Army by as many as 130,000 troops from its post-9/11 peak could certainly affect commerce in and around Fort Rucker, some of the post’s training fleet is scheduled to undergo a significant change.
February 24, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today reacted to proposed military changes outlined by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
February 24, 2014 Roby in the News
Alabama representatives are reacting following news that U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing a reduction of the Army to the smallest size it has been since World War II.
February 24, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Last year the nation was shocked by reports that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was improperly targeting groups based on political beliefs. You may remember that a group from our area – the Wetumpka Tea Party – was one of the groups singled out.
February 19, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Major General Kevin Mangum upon his nomination for promotion within the Army ranks and thanked him for his leadership at Fort Rucker over the past two years.
February 18, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Major General Kevin Mangum upon his nomination for promotion within the Army ranks and thanked him for his leadership at Fort Rucker over the past two years.

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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.

January 8, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Recently elected Congresswoman and former Montgomery City Council member Martha Roby was sworn as a member of the 112th Congress on Wednesday, according to the Montgomery Advertiser today.

Roby's family watched at the ceremony as she was sworn in using the family Bible given as a gift from her grandmother to her parents on their wedding day, says the report. 

January 6, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

The history-making political and demographic makeup of Alabama's congressional delegation was on full display Wednesday on the floor of the U.S. House when six Republicans and one Democrat -- two of them women -- took the oath of office for the 112th Congress.

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