Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

Representative Roby's Weekly Columns

August 3, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

As your representative in Congress, one of my top priorities is assisting the people of Alabama’s Second District with various issues that may arise with the federal government in addition to offering numerous other resources.

July 27, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Last month’s jobs report showed that job openings are at a record high, confirming our country’s continued positive economic progress. For the first time since the year 2000, the number of job openings is larger than the number of people unemployed.

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July 20, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Over the last year and a half, Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration have worked tirelessly to unleash our economy and foster growth right here in the United States.
July 13, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As a member of the Labor-HHS Subcommittee, I am extremely proud to report that our bill passed by the full Committee includes the strong pro-life language I have fought for year after year and implements additional policy riders to defend life.
July 6, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

With Congress recently out of session for the Independence Day district work period, I took the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District to share an update from Washington and hear directly from the people I represent. I spent time in Clayton, Eufaula, Andalusia, Montgomery, Troy, Slocomb, and Brundidge, just to name a few.

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June 29, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The bottom line is that the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense funding bill continues our efforts to rebuild our military after several years of harmful cuts and hollowing out. Now, we are making sure the military has the tools and resources it needs to rebuild.
June 15, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’m sure most of us know someone whose life has been affected by opioid abuse. Whether it’s prescription pain relievers or synthetic opioids like fentanyl, the crisis has only gotten worse.
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June 8, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I support the use of the commonsense rescission tool to identify and weed out at least a portion of government waste.
June 1, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I had the privilege of visiting Opp in Covington County one morning, and while I was in town, I stopped by the Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) MacArthur Campus for a tour and an update from leadership, faculty, and staff.
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May 24, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I was proud to support the NDAA, and I look forward to seeing President Trump sign this legislation into law.

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