Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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October 16, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue in support of Governor Kay Ivey’s request that he declare the appropriate hurricane-damaged counties in Alabama’s Second District as agriculture disaster areas.
October 12, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Hurricane Michael, the third most powerful hurricane to ever make landfall on the United States mainland, ravaged areas of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on October 10th. While only early estimates are available at this point in time, it has been reported that more than 650,000 homes and businesses across the Southeast lost power, and 60,000 of those are in Alabama.

October 5, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

While the news of the day and partisan bickering often distract from the issue, it is important that we remember our nation is in the midst of an urgent public health epidemic that is ravaging virtually every community in this country. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been cut short by opioid addiction and abuse in recent years.

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September 28, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

As a society, our children are perhaps the greatest, most precious responsibility given to us. They are vulnerable, innocent, and wholly dependent upon the adults surrounding them for protection. While horrible and unthinkable, the unfortunate reality is that not everyone takes this responsibility seriously, and there are even those who would do children harm. 

September 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today applauded yesterday’s House passage of H.R. 6847, the Preventing Child Exploitation Act of 2018, a bill she introduced to fight the abuse and exploitation of children and strengthen protections for them under the law.
September 21, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Less than a year ago, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to simplify our complicated tax code and lower rates for all Americans. Thanks to tax reform and other pro-growth policies, our economy is booming. You don’t just have to take my word for it – here are some numbers from the month of August:

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September 14, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am very hopeful that we can finally begin to operate in a way that ensures your voice is heard, and I am eager to ensure that our government is fully and properly funded before the September 30th deadline.
September 7, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

The farm bill is a critically important piece of legislation that sets agriculture policy in our country for about five years at a time, meaning every five years or so, it is Congress’ responsibility to craft and then ultimately pass a new – and hopefully improved – version to provide our farmers with the certainty they need.

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September 5, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today spoke on the House floor to share an update on her travels throughout Alabama’s Second Congressional District during the recent August district work period.
August 31, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Over the last month during the August district work period, I have had the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District to meet with constituents, local leaders, and business owners. Having this time to hear firsthand from the people I represent is tremendously important, and I believe it enables me to better represent your views in Washington.

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In The News

October 17, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Roby told Yellowhammer News on Monday there were different government agencies with which to coordinate the disaster response, and she vowed to do so in her role representing the state’s second congressional district.
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October 17, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) is urging Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to declare portions of the Wiregrass as agriculture disaster areas in the wake of Hurricane Michael.
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September 28, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new bill to strengthen the laws against child sex crimes Tuesday.
September 28, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
America’s children are one step closer to being a littler safer after a bill sponsored by Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby passed the House on Tuesday.
September 10, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
“The Port of Mobile is vitally important to economic growth throughout the State of Alabama and the surrounding region,” said Representative Roby. “I am pleased to support this effort to make more resources available as we work to expand the capabilities of this seaport. I am proud to work alongside Senator Shelby and the rest of Alabama’s congressional delegation to invest in and support our growing economy and its future needs.”
August 16, 2018 Representative Roby In The News

MILLBROOK, Ala. – U.S. Rep. Martha Roby visited Millbrook Wednesday and spoke at a Millbrook’s Kiwanis Club meeting where she updated the group on her work on the Appropriations Committee as the September 30th fiscal year deadline approaches.

March 6, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
“Vladimir Putin touting Russia’s advanced nuclear capabilities is yet another example of the country’s very real threat to our national security,” Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) told Yellowhammer News.
January 31, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Roby said big news for the district is that the Alabama National Guard’s 187th Fighter Wing at Danley Field in Montgomery has been selected for the Air Force’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter mission.
January 25, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, whose district includes Pike County, visited students at Charles Henderson Middle School and members of the Brundidge Rotary club Wednesday.
January 24, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
“I do want to share with you some successes of the past year – legislative successes that you won’t hear on the news because they don’t want to talk about the good things that have happened and then tell you about some of my priorities for 2018,” she said.

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