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Rep. Martha Roby sworn into office as 113th Congress begins

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today was sworn into office for her second term in the U.S. House of Representatives on the opening day of the 113th Congress.

“I’m grateful for the distinct honor of representing the people of Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District,” Rep. Roby said. “We have our work cut out for us in the 113th Congress. From the budget deficit and our growing debt to this continued economic slump, our country faces some serious challenges. I’m committed to working to address these issues and to ensure Alabama’s commonsense, conservative values always have a voice in Washington.”

Rep. Roby will retain her committee assignments on the prestigious House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, each of which directly impacts Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District. Rep. Roby thanked House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) for her committee reassignments.

“I appreciate the opportunity to serve on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Agriculture, and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce so I can personally oversee issues that directly affect my constituents. These committee assignments are a perfect fit for the district I represent, and I thank Speaker Boehner for recognizing that.”

Rep. Roby will continue to work with her district-based constituent issue groups, including her Defense and Veterans Advisory Panel and Agriculture Advisory Panel. She will also continue regular education roundtable meetings with school teachers, parents, principals, school board members and superintendents throughout the 2nd District.

Continuing her commitment to constituent service, Rep. Roby maintains three district offices in addition to her Washington, D.C. office, where constituents can seek assistance or express concerns over federal issues. On her website,, residents of the 2nd District can contact the Representative, request a flag, arrange a Capitol or White House tour, request a military academy nomination or seek other services.

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Constituents can also connect with Rep. Roby via social media, including Facebook ( and Twitter (

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