Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

Representative Roby's Weekly Columns

May 5, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With Mother’s Day approaching, I’m excited to report that my legislation to offer Americans more choice and flexibility with their time in the workplace has passed the House of Representatives.
April 28, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Though sometimes necessary to prevent a lapse in critical services, these short term, stop-gap funding extensions are no way to govern.
April 21, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With Congress on a short district work period, I recently took the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District for a week full of meetings and visits.
April 14, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The last few weeks have seen a great deal of activity around the globe, on both the military and diplomatic fronts.
April 7, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Serving on the Judiciary Committee gives me the opportunity to play a role in combating child exploitation in the United States and abroad. I’m pleased to report that some important progress is being made.
March 31, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Just last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that sanctuary cities will no longer be eligible to receive grants from the Department of Justice. This was a good move.
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March 30, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am optimistic that Congress and Gov. Perdue can work together to deliver policies that help Alabama’s farmers do what they do best – produce the food and fiber that our country depends on.
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March 17, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The same strict accountability standards that apply to senior managers need to extend to rank-and-file employees so that no one can get away with abuse or neglect at the VA.
March 10, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It’s no secret that the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has made a mess of our nation’s health care system.
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March 7, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With February being National Career and Technical Education Month, last week I visited two emerging career tech programs in different corners of Alabama’s 2nd District.
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