Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama
March 4, 2012 Roby in the News
Alabama's congressional lawmakers wrote to top Air Force officials Friday, requesting a meeting to discuss how Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base might be affected by planned military spending cuts.
March 2, 2012 Roby in the News
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution today proposed by U.S. Reps. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, and Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, to preserve a collection of accounts from current and former members of Congress involved in the first and subsequent Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery.
March 1, 2012 Roby in the News
In recognition of the 1965 Civil Rights marches, Rep. Martha Roby joined with Rep. Terri Sewell today announcing a resolution that will preserve a collection of accounts from Congressional Members involved in the historic and annual marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. The resolution passed the House today with 418 Members voting in favor.
February 18, 2012 Roby in the News
All eight Republicans in Alabama's congressional delegation opposed a measure Friday that would cut payroll taxes, extend unemployment benefits and prevent a decrease in the Medicare reimbursement rate for doctors, but also increase the federal deficit by billions of dollars.
February 3, 2012 Roby in the News
Freshman lawmakers don’t usually make much noise on Capitol Hill. It’s more usual that they keep a low profile and get the lay of the land before getting out on a limb. Many of them hug the trunk their entire political careers.
February 2, 2012 Roby in the News
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions' proposal to eliminate accounting gimmicks in the federal budget process has languished in the Senate since last year so today he encouraged a group of House Republican freshmen to take the lead.
February 1, 2012 Roby in the News
A group of 29 House Republicans announced Wednesday that they have introduced an anti-budget gimmick bill, a companion to a bill authored last year by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Me.).
February 1, 2012 Roby in the News
The tweets from Rep. Martha Roby’s Twitter account come with the hashtag #noGimmicks.
January 30, 2012 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, praised today plans to open an additional 38 million acres for energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.
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January 30, 2012 Roby in the News
Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-AL) was the special guest speaker today at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership luncheon in Dothan. Several hundred Chamber members and guests packed the ballroom of the Clarion Inn to hear Roby speak about the challenges facing the 112th Congress.

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