Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama
July 18, 2012 Roby in the News
“I don’t know anyone who can grow only peanuts, all the time, and stay in business,” said Ken Baker, who grows peanuts in the Wiregrass area. “The biggest culprit is the input price. The price of peanuts is staying the same and fuel is more than $3.50 a gallon.”
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July 18, 2012 Roby in the News
Congresswoman Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery warned on Facebook that some Democrats were willing to trigger a second recession in order to get their way on a massive new tax increase.
July 18, 2012 Roby in the News
Two bills are seeking to accomplish the same task: replacing the soon-to-expire 2008 farm bill. Last month, the Senate passed the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012, but the House has yet to bring it up for a vote.
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July 13, 2012 Roby in the News
Thursday, Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery announced in a written statement that the House Agriculture Committee had approved a five-year farm and nutrition bill which included an amendment, offered by Representative Martha Roby, preventing illegal aliens from using fraudulent means to collect federally subsidized food stamps.
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July 13, 2012 Roby in the News
The House Agriculture Committee approved a five-year farm and nutrition bill this morning that included an amendment, offered by Representative Martha Roby, to prevent illegal aliens from fraudulently obtaining federally subsidized food stamps.
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July 12, 2012 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby now has a Congressional intern from the Wiregrass. Robert L. Gurley III, from Dothan, is currently serving in her Washington D.C., office.
July 12, 2012 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery announced on Wednesday that she had voted in favor of legislation that would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (usually referred to as Obamacare).
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July 11, 2012 Roby in the News
Landmark farm legislation cleared the House Agriculture Committee early Thursday morning, capturing a strong bipartisan majority and putting pressure on the Republican leadership to relent and allow floor debate on the bill this summer — just as the Senate did last month.
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July 10, 2012 Roby in the News
U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) have released a draft of their bipartisan Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM). The House Ag Committee is scheduled to meet tomorrow, July 11th, to review this legislation.
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July 4, 2012 Roby in the News
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