Press Releases

Feb 25, 2015

Roby, Conservatives Press House to Hold Firm on DHS Funding

Issues: Immigration

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today joined fellow conservative lawmakers in urging House leadership to hold firm in fully funding the Department of Homeland Security while specifically preventing funds from going to implement President Obama’s unlawful immigration orders.

Feb 24, 2015

Roby: Disappointed, Not Surprised by President’s Veto

Issues: Job Creation

U.S. Representative Martha Roby today reacted to President Obama’s veto of a bill that would hasten the long-anticipated Keystone XL Pipeline and support as many as 40,000 jobs.

Feb 4, 2015

Roby, Gabbard Warn of Cuts’ Threat to Military Readiness

U.S. Representatives Martha Roby (R-AL) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) have co-authored a bipartisan letter to congressional colleagues warning of the devastating effect to military readiness that will occur if deep cuts known as sequestration are allowed to go forward in fiscal year 2016.

Jan 22, 2015

Bill Seeks to Improve Workplace Flexibility

Seeking to help working Americans better balance the demands of career and family, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) and U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) today announced they would introduce the Working Families Flexibility Act this week.

Jan 15, 2015

Roby to Re-introduce Working Families Flexibility Act

Rep. Roby said she plans to re-introduce the Working Families Flexibility Act as soon as next week. The bill would allow private sector employees the option of using their overtime toward compensatory time, or paid time off, a benefit public sector workers already enjoy.

Jan 14, 2015

Roby Applauds Passage of Homeland Security Appropriations Act

Issues: Immigration

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today applauded House passage of the Homeland Security Appropriations Act, including key provisions wielding Congress’ “power of the purse” to block President Barack Obama’s attempt to go around Congress and rewrite immigration policy on his own.

Jan 13, 2015

Child Molesters, Domestic Abusers Prioritized for Deportation in DeSantis-Roby Amendment

Issues: Immigration

Illegal immigrants convicted of sex crimes, child abuse or domestic violence would be prioritized for arrest and deportation under an amendment up for consideration on the House floor Wednesday.

Jan 9, 2015

Roby: House has solid strategy for blocking executive amnesty

Issues: Immigration

House Republicans have a “solid” strategy for blocking President Obama’s executive amnesty plans, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said Friday.

Jan 7, 2015

Roby Bill Seeks to Block Executive Amnesty

Issues: Immigration

Wasting no time to address President Obama’s immigration actions in the new Congress, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) has introduced legislation to block the president's executive amnesty plans by prohibiting funding from being used to implement the orders.

Dec 31, 2014

Found WWII Pilot to be Laid to Rest in Montgomery Saturday

An Alabama World War II pilot who was missing for decades after his plane went down on Guadalcanal Island will finally be laid to rest this week with full military honors.