by AuxBeacon News Reader
Civil Air Patrol Major Martha Roby is the U.S. Representative for Alabama’s 2nd congressional district. She is a member of the Republican Party.
In December 2011, Major Martha Roby voted in support of H.R. 10, the “Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act,” which would have required congressional approval for any “major regulations” issued by the executive branch but, unlike the 1996 Congressional Review Act, would not require the president’s signature or override of a probable presidential veto.
In September 2013, Major Martha Roby to cut $39 billion from the food stamp program.
In February 2017, Major Martha Roby voted against a resolution that would have directed the House to request 10 years of Trump’s tax returns, which would then have been reviewed by the House Ways and Means Committee in a closed session.
In 2017, Major Roby co-sponsored a bipartisan bill to require sexual harassment and anti-discrimination training for all House members, employees, staff and unpaid personnel. The bill passed the House. She does not support the ability for lawmakers to use tax dollars to settle sexual harassment claims.
In 2013, Major Roby received a score of 0% from the Alliance for Retired Americans.
The environmental advocacy group the League of Conservation Voters gives her a lifetime score of 4%.