Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said she was given a platform to be a stronger advocate for Alabama's military community, including being a booster of bringing the F-35A fighter jet to Montgomery, through her committee assignments in the new Congress.
Representative Roby in the News
Recently, Crenshaw County received a visit from it’s own district house of representative Martha Roby. Roby, who has been service Alabama’s Second District since 2011, is a Montgomery native, and is one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama during regular elections.
A bill that will allow employers to offer private-sector employees the choice of paid time off in lieu of cash wages for overtime hours worked, allowing them greater choice and increased time flexibility in the workplace, passed out of the House Committee on Education and
Two more members of Congress from Alabama have fallen in line behind House leadership and President Trump in backing a new national health care program.
With the support announced Wednesday by U.S. Reps. Bradley Byrne and Martha Roby, a majority of Alabama's congressional delegation have said they will vote for the bill.
GENEVA, Al (WTVY) - Across Alabama, schools, administrators, and even U.S. Representatives are celebrating Career Technical Education month.
Upon returning to Washington, D.C. this week, Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has been meeting with top military leaders to discuss the future of Alabama’s military installations.
Legislation that would fund the purchase of helicopters at Fort Rucker, new gear for helicopters and improvements to the post’s elementary school has cleared another legislative hurdle, as the the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 passed the Senate Friday.
The motto of bureaucrats prepared to thwart reform and preserve the status quo, it has been wryly observed, is "This, too, shall pass." The strategy is to simply wait out reform efforts in the confidence that that they will fade away as inertia prevails and attention is turned elsewhere.
WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Martha Roby took to the U.S. House floor Wednesday day to continue her push to give Veterans Affairs administrators the authority to come in and take over substandard VA facilities, after a year of revelations finding the agency has placed veterans on long wait lists for care.