October 23, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Saturday, October 24, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which aims to address this critical health issue. This annual initiative provides Americans an opportunity to responsibly dispose of unused prescription drugs while also raising awareness about the dangers of drug abuse. Over 23 million pounds of medications have been effectively collected across the nation since the first Take Back Day in 2010.
October 16, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
A solid education has the power to change a life. Educators show up to their classrooms each morning motivated to impact their students. Teachers are some of the best role models for our children giving them purpose, setting them up for success, and inspiring them to do well.
October 9, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international campaign aimed at increasing awareness of this common disease, with the long-term goal of someday ending it entirely. Although deaths from breast cancer continue to decline, they’re falling at a slower rate than in previous years, and the number of cases we’re seeing is rising. It is important that we take this opportunity to talk about breast cancer facts, warning signs and risks, treatment options, and more.
October 2, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It is hard to believe autumn has arrived and the holiday season is right around the corner. As you know, with colder weather comes peak flu activity, and the world is still dealing with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Health officials are warning Americans to take certain precautions as these two viruses collide in hopes that the healthcare system will not be overburdened. While we continue to navigate the ongoing pandemic, it’s important to take extra steps in order to stay healthy and well this fall.
September 25, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Each September, National Suicide Prevention Month is recognized as we draw attention to the causes, warning signs, and treatment options for those affected by this tragedy. You may think to yourself that this annual campaign is certainly important, but how does it impact you? The truth is, we can all help to reduce and prevent suicide.
September 18, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I have been in close communication with Governor Ivey’s office as Hurricane Sally moved across Alabama, and she ensured us that the appropriate state agency resources will be available to our counties and municipalities in the Second District. My team has also been in contact with leaders and elected officials across the district to communicate with them our readiness to assist with recovery efforts.
September 11, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
No American will ever forget where they were and what they were doing on the morning of September 11, 2001. The world changed in an instant before our own eyes, and it is hard to believe these tragic events took place nearly 20 years ago.
September 4, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Labor Day recognizes and honors the contributions that American workers have made to the strength and prosperity of our country. As we celebrate Labor Day this year, I want to extend my sincere appreciation to each and every frontline worker across the Second District, the entire state, and our nation.
August 28, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Although the state is currently headed in the right direction, this virus remains a significant threat to the health and well-being of many, and Alabamians must continue to heed advice from public health officials. Governor Ivey on Thursday extended the current Safer at Home order which is now set to expire on Friday, October 2, at 5:00 pm.
August 22, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Every school across the state continues to adapt to accommodate students’ return, all while keeping them as safe as possible during this pandemic. Although the start to this school year looks quite different than most, it is beneficial for our students to be back learning and continuing their education, even if it calls for following unique and new routines.
In The News
December 9, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby on Sunday was given the Alabama Farmers Federation’s highest honor – the Service to Agriculture Award – for “being a champion for farmers since she was first elected to Congress in 2010.”
November 26, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Alabama will have been a state for 200 years on December 14, 2019. Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) and the rest of the Alabama congressional delegation introduced a resolution in Congress marking this historical event.
November 19, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby on Tuesday introduced a resolution marking Alabama’s 200 years of statehood. The resolution, which was introduced on behalf of all members of the state’s congressional delegation, called attention to the bicentennial milestone that Alabama will celebrate next month.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02) on Tuesday joined Alabama’s entire U.S. House delegation in honoring the Yellowhammer State’s upcoming bicentennial anniversary on the chamber floor.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02), a member of the House’s Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, on Thursday participated in a hearing regarding the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection’s failures at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
October 29, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Even though U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has announced she will not seek a sixth term, she vowed Monday evening to continue to serve Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District well in her final year. “Over the last nine years, I have put Alabama first,” she told leaders from several Wiregrass cities during a meeting at the Dothan Civic Center. “I remain committed to the fight until I cast my last vote in January 2021. I am here to serve you to the very last day in office.”
June 18, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Monday, Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) attended the Change of Command ceremony at Fort Rucker. Major General David J. Francis is the new Commanding General of USAACE and Fort Rucker.
Representative Martha Roby (AL-02) continues to make her staunch pro-life bonafides well known across the nation.
June 12, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Tuesday, U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, offered an amendment to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee Fiscal Year 2020 funding bill, during the full committee markup, that would limit would prevent taxpayer funds from being spent on abortion in the District of Columbia.