Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 24, 2014 Roby in the News
Republicans in Congress must remain on the lookout for suspicious and overreaching activity within federal agencies, especially those that threaten jobs in this difficult economy.
April 24, 2014 Press Release
A Montgomery high school student was recently recognized for his artistic talents through the 2014 Second Congressional District Art Competition.
April 16, 2014 Roby in the News
There is a long tradition of the U.S. Rep. from the 2nd District of Alabama serving on the both the House Armed Services Committee and the Agriculture Committee, in keeping with two of the largest interests in the area.
April 15, 2014 Roby in the News
Two Alabama lawmakers are among those calling on the Labor Department to exempt some operations on military bases, including fast food operators, from recent changes to minimum wage regulations.
April 14, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will visit Andalusia tomorrow as part of a “District Work Week.”
April 14, 2014 Roby in the News
Seven seconds may not seem like a long time to some, but for a military pilot who has just lost sight of his control tower, it’s all the time he needs for something to go terribly wrong.
April 10, 2014 Press Release
Overdue spending reforms and responsible funding priorities in the House-passed federal budget can restore fiscal sanity to Washington, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said today.
April 10, 2014 Roby in the News
Are unions trying to invade the South? That was the hotly-debated question on Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News program on Thursday night.
April 9, 2014 Press Release
A bill to fund Veterans Affairs and Military Construction accounts was approved by the House Appropriations Committee today, putting funding for critical veterans programs and military base infrastructure on track for consideration by the full House.
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
A bill that would increase funding for veterans programs and military infrastructure by $1.5 billion was approved by the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday, said a news release from U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery).

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In The News

March 7, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.”

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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