Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Roby for another term

February 16, 2018

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, the Alabama Farmers Federation endorsed U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, for re-election and cited her support for the agriculture community in Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District.

Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell praised Roby’s work on behalf of Alabama’s farmers in Congress.

“The Alabama Farmers Federation is fortunate to have a true friend of farmers in Representative Martha Roby,” Parnell said. “She not only understands the issues facing the agriculture community, but she is also extremely responsive to the needs of the members we serve. We are proud to stand by Martha Roby and continue to support her as she works on behalf of the people of Alabama’s Second District.”

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Tommy Amason qualifies for Congressional race

February 12, 2018

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tommy Amason, a Command Sergeant Major in the Army Reserves and two-tour Iraq War veteran, qualified as a Republican for the Congressional House seat in District 2 last week.

Amason served in the U.S. Army for nearly 30 years and is now running for Congress to take that dedication of service to a different arena.

“I’m running for U.S. Congress because after literally hours of prayer and pressure from my community, I feel like this is my calling,” Amason said in a statement. “My entire life has been spent in service to the people of this great nation and state, and now I’m trying to serve them in a different capacity.”

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Roby campaign boasts of fundraising success

February 2, 2018

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, who is running for re-election in Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District, announced that she has raised $826,000 in 2017, as reported on the campaign’s Federal Election Committee (FEC) year-end report released today.

The numbers in this report position her campaign well for the 2018 election season and put her on pace to raise more than $1 million before the Republican primary.

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Hobson says he’s running for Congress to preserve a “safe, prosperous, and moral America”

January 8, 2018

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Former Roy Moore aide, Rich Hobson, said that he is running for Congress because we are in a crucial time in our history.

“I’m running because our nation is at a crucial time in history, and I want to make sure that we preserve a safe, prosperous, and moral America for our children and grandchildren,” Hobson said in a statement.

“As we have forgotten our Creator, millions of children have been aborted, our families are being ripped apart, and our children are growing up confused,” said Hobson. “There is a sense that all that America has stood for throughout our history doesn’t matter anymore. But America does matter, and I plan to work hard in this campaign to restore the values that made us great. Just like the Greatest Generation saved our country in World War II, I want to be part of the generation that fights to save our country from those who seek to destroy our values.”
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Democrats claim that Roby votes to raise middle class taxes

November 22, 2017

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Republican Party

Thursday, the Democratic Congressional Committee charged that U.S. Rep. Martha Roby voted with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, and “Establishment Republicans in Washington to hike taxes on the middle class so that they can hand out huge tax cuts to large corporations and the very wealthy. The Republican Tax Scam eliminates popular middle class deductions for state and local taxes, medical expenses, and student loans while slashing taxes for the wealthiest Americans.”

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Roby says Senate inaction has frustrated her too

October 26, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In 2016, the Republican Party had overwhelming control of the U.S. House of Representatives and a Republican majority in the U.S. Senate. President Barack Obama, however, was able to thwart the Republican Congress. On Nov. 4, 2016, the voters shocked Democrats and their mainstream media allies by electing billionaire businessman and reality TV star, Donald Trump, a Republican, to succeed Barack Obama.

Republicans across the country expected to see a unified Republican-controlled government that would repeal Obamacare, cut taxes, grow the military, downsize the federal government, build a border wall, enforce America’s immigration laws and take in fewer Muslim refugees.

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Audri Scott Williams announces run for Congressional District 2

October 12, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, September 30, 2017, Audri Scott Williams, Global Trustee for URI (United Religions Initiative) announced that she was running as a Democrat for Alabama’s Second Congressional Seat in 2018.  That seat is currently held by U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery.

Williams said in a statement, “I’m running because we’ve been neglected by politicians who’ve placed party interests before public interests.  We’ve been neglected by those in power who looked away from the lost factories and underpaying jobs, who turned a blind eye to rising premiums and the return of preexisting conditions, who let our veterans languish in conditions that are beneath their service, and who’ve normalized the lack of accountability in Washington.“

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Roby declares, “The war on coal is over”

October 12, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, announced in an email to constituents that, “The war on coal is over.”  Roby was referencing orders given by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt rolling back controversial Obama era rules.

Congresswoman Roby said, “Great news! This morning Environmental Protection Agency Director Scott Pruitt announced that the Trump Administration is formally withdrawing the so-called “clean power plant” rule that sought to force states into unrealistic carbon emission standards.”

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Roby: Tax reform represents a “tremendous opportunity to move this country ahead”

October 2, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, September 28, 2017, Congressional Republicans unveiled their highly-anticipated tax reform plan. U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, attended the House GOP summit to discuss the joint House, Senate, and White House plan to overhaul the nation’s complicated tax code. Roby explained the basics of the tax reform legislation set to be considered in the House over the next few weeks.  Roby said that tax reform represents a tremendous opportunity to move this country ahead and will allow you to keep more of your money.

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US Rep. Martha Roby continues efforts to get F-35s in Montgomery

September 29, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, is making a final push to emphasize key advantages favoring Montgomery’s 187th Fighter Wing as the Air Force nears a decision on where to base the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Roby is highlighting how cost and time effectiveness, proximity to other Air Force assets, and a smooth transition process make Montgomery the ideal choice for the next generation American strike/attack fighter.

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