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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).
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery announced on Wednesday, March 12, that she is supporting the ENFORCE Act, which would permit either the House or Senate to bring judicial action against the Executive Branch for failure to faithfully execute the laws of the United States.
Farmers follow strict guidelines to store their fuel.
Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby has co-sponsored a bill to ease those regulations.
"If I'm trying to meet regulations, i can not be in the field on my farm raising a crop to provide income for my family and to feed the world, " says local farmer, Thomas Adams.
Military forces of the Russian Federation have occupied the Crimea, a Republic in the Ukraine. Russia has announced that the Crimea will be voting soon on secession from the Ukraine presumably to be incorporated into Russia. All of this is in defiance of post-Cold War treaties, at least one of which guarantees Ukraine’s borders with American force.
Rep. Martha Roby’s first steps on the path leading away from obscurity in Congress came right after she suffered a defeat.
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. That philosophy has been jettisoned by President Barack H.
State 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.
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.
While the Department of Defense’s recommendation to reduce the size of 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.
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. The reduction would see the closure of military bases, along with other military-wide cost reductions.