Press Releases

Nov 22, 2011

Roby's Statement on Announced Failure by Joint Select Committee

U.S. Representative Martha Roby delivered the following statement upon the announcement made by the Co-Chairs of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction on its failure for producing a bipartisan....

Nov 22, 2011

Cropland to be Reserved for Agricultural Production Under New House Bill

Issues: Agriculture

More of Alabama’s cropland would be available for traditional farming activities under new legislation aimed at reforming one of USDA’s most well-known programs.

Oct 27, 2011

Repealing Withholding Tax

Issues: Job Creation

U.S. Representative Martha Roby delivered the statement below regarding her vote on H.R. 674, legislation repealing a job-killing 3% withholding tax. Originally enacted in 2006 and scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2013...

Oct 27, 2011

Roby’s Statement Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr., Congressman Martha Roby made the following remarks in advance of Monday’s national day of service to celebrate his life and contributions to our country.

Oct 14, 2011

Roby Fights against Potential Defense Cuts

U.S. Representative Martha Roby, Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), took part in a committee hearing on the future of national defense and what additional defense cuts could mean to military.

Oct 12, 2011

Roby Votes on Job-Creating Trade Agreements

Issues: Job Creation

Rep. Martha Roby delivered a statement today on the House floor regarding the Panama, Columbia and Korea Free Trade Agreements. The House of Representatives approved the trade agreements today.

Oct 6, 2011

Rep. Roby, House Freshmen Urge Senate to Take-up House-Passed Bills

Rep. Martha Roby joined with House Republican Freshmen colleagues this week urging the Senate to take action and vote on House-passed, job-growth bills that remain stalled in the Upper Chamber.

Oct 4, 2011

888 days since the Senate has passed a budget

Rep. Roby and House Freshmen colleagues call on the Senate to pass a budget and bring House-passed, pro-growth bills to a vote.

Oct 3, 2011

Representative Roby Forms Agriculture Advisory Panel

Issues: Agriculture

U.S. Representative Martha Roby, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, announced the recent formation of her Agriculture Advisory Panel. Recently, Rep. Roby held her first meeting with members of the panel...

Sep 22, 2011

Roby Examines Methods to Improve Public School Accountability

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Martha Roby recently participated in an Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee hearing regarding state and local efforts to improve public school accountability.