Press Releases

Jul 18, 2011

Forest Products Industry Commends U.S. Rep. Martha Roby for Taking Action to Protect Manufacturing Jobs

The American Forest & Paper Association commended today the action taken by U.S. Representative Martha Roby to protect manufacturing jobs by co-sponsoring legislation that would stay and improve EPA’s costly and burdensome Boiler MACT rule.

Jul 15, 2011

Army Officer Chris Miller Volunteers in Roby’s Washington Office

U.S. Representative Martha Roby recently sat down with Chris Miller, a mobilized Army National Guard member receiving care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center following a military sustained injury.

Jul 13, 2011

Roby Co-Sponsors State and Local Funding Flexibility Act

During an Education and the Workforce Committee markup today, U.S. Representative Martha Roby spoke in support of The State and Local Funding Flexibility Act.

Jul 11, 2011

Roby Brings Alabama Farmers' Concerns to Farm Bill Hearing

Issues: Agriculture

In a recent Agriculture Committee Hearing, U.S. Representative Rep. Roby questions USDA administrators about the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and how agriculture programs can be streamlined to be more effective and efficient.

Jul 8, 2011

Roby Questions Altered Union Election Plan Proposed by the National Labor Relations Board in Committee Hearing

U.S. Representative Martha Roby questioned witnesses at a House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing about the National Labor Relations Boards' (NLRB) proposed plan to alter union elections.

Jun 21, 2011

Roby: Corps's One Year Suspension is "Good News" for Lake Eufaula Community

Issues: Agriculture

U.S Representative Martha Roby announced today that the Army Corps of Engineers approved a one-year suspension for the Shoreline Management Plan at Walter F. George Lake.

Jun 16, 2011

Roby To Host 2012 Farm Bill Listening Forum

Issues: Agriculture

In anticipation of the 2012 Farm Bill, U.S. Representative Martha Roby will be hosting a Farm Bill listening forum jointly with Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan.

May 31, 2011

Roby Rejects Debt Ceiling Increase

In the House of Representatives tonight Rep. Martha Roby voted in opposition to legislation that would increase the national debt limit to $16.7 trillion from $14.3 trillion.

May 24, 2011

Roby, Republican Freshmen Calling on President Obama to End "MediSCARE" Tactics

Issues: Health Care

Freshmen members collectively believe the President must be held accountable for his own public comments and needs to stand above the typical Washington partisan antics.

May 12, 2011

Speaker Boehner Announces Rep. Martha Roby Will Deliver Weekly Republican Address

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, May 14.