Press Releases

Jul 2, 2015

Greenville Students Serve as Congressional Interns for Rep. Roby

Two students from Greenville, Brandon Matthews and Daniel Hall Autrey, served as Congressional interns in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) this summer.

Jul 1, 2015

Enterprise Native Serves as Congressional Intern for Roby

Thompson McBryde Foy, an Enterprise native, served as a Congressional intern in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) this summer. During the internship, Foy assisted with legislative and administrative duties on behalf of Alabama’s Second Congressional District. Rep. Roby thanked Foy for his service.

Jun 30, 2015

Roby on Extended Iran Talks: Time to Walk Away?

As the Obama Administration announced yet another deadline extension in its negotiations over Iran’s nuclear capability, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said it might be time to walk away from a bad deal.

Jun 23, 2015

House Votes to Protect Seniors from Harmful Obamacare Provision

Issues: Health Care

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a panel created under the Affordable Care Act to cut Medicare spending with little input from Congress. H.R. 1190, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act, received tremendous bipartisan support with 235 cosponsors, including U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL).

Jun 18, 2015

House Passes Trade Framework

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to advance a bill setting strict parameters for how international trade negotiations are reviewed and ratified, sending a standalone Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill to the Senate.

Jun 15, 2015

Roby Bats for Longtime Friend in Congressional Women's Softball Game

When Capitol Hill reporters and lawmakers take to the field at this year’s Congressional Women’s Softball Game, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will be playing for her friend, Ronda McCaul Walker, who is currently battling Stage 3 Breast Cancer.

Jun 12, 2015

Trade Framework Bill Enhances Congressional Oversight

Congress gave itself additional influence and oversight on international trade Friday, as the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass strengthened parameters for U.S. trade agreements.

Jun 3, 2015

Compel National VA Leaders to Takeover Troubled Systems, Roby says

A year after the patient wait list manipulation scandal forced the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, persisting problems at the country’s most troubled healthcare systems need more attention from top leaders, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said Wednesday.

May 21, 2015

New Bill Enhances Workplace Safety, Compliance

Ensuring a safe and productive workplace through enhancing compliance efforts is the intent behind new, bipartisan legislation proposed today by U.S. Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN), with Representatives Martha Roby (R-AL) and Gene Green (D-TX) co-sponsoring.